Barham, Richard Harris, Rev. (M)

Surname: Barham
Forename(s): Richard Harris
b. 6 December 1788. d. 17 June 1845. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, editor, novelist, and Church of England clergyman. Pseudonym: “Thomas Ingoldsby.” Born in Canterbury. Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford. Ordained in 1813. Married Caroline Smart on 30 September 1814. Editor of the London Chronicle. Contributed to John Bull, Globe and Traveller, Literary Gazette, Bentley’s Miscellany, and New Monthly Magazine. Founding member of the Garrick Club (1832). Author of the novel My Cousin Nicholas (1841) and Ingoldsby Legends (1840, 1842, 1847). Biographical information: ODNB. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 11
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Ghost. A Canterbury Tale 1826-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10560
On the Death of a Daughter 1827-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10614
“Zooks! I must woo the Muse to-day” 1831-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10978
My Letters 1831-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10987
The Country Seat 1833-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11383
A Tale of the Rhine 1834-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11905
The Lay of Sir Lionel 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11908
Nursery Reminiscences 1835-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11713
The Confession 1835-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11501
The Sheriff’s Ball! 1836-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11719
Nursery Reminiscences 1871-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10373