Hamilton, Richard Winter (M)

b. 6 July 1794. d. 17 July 1848. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and Congregational clergyman. Pseudonyms: “Leodiensis” and “R. W. H.” Born in London. Educated at Hoxton Academy. Married twice, Rachel Thackeray on 21 May 1816 and Harriet Robson on 16 December 1834. Member (and eventually president) of Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society. Chairman of the Congregational Union of England and Wales. Biographical information: *Curran Index*, *ODNB*. (AC, SP, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 9
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“And stretches outward,—to yon Wondrous Rock” 1831-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10964
“Dread Temple of the Waters! Ocean-Shrine!” 1831-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10965
“Whence rose ye? on what basement are ye stayed” 1831-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10961
“Where are the deep-laid chymic cisterns, whence” 1831-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10962
“Are ye not bulwarks to this lovely Isle” 1831-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10960
“A highway for your God! and lo! the Sea” 1831-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10963
Sonnets Written Among the Mountain Scenery of Cumberland 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14626
Stanzas Written on Returning from Iona, the Seat of St Columba 1838-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11922
Sonnets Written in the Vicinity of Flamborough Head 1838-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11970