Valentine, Laura (née Jewry) (F)

b. 1814. d. 1899. Nationality: English.
Poet, travel writer, and children’s writer. Pseudonyms: “Aunt Louisa,” “L. V.,” and “G. L. H.” Married Rev. Richard Valentine in 1853. Became the editor of *Girl’s Home Book* in 1877. The *Chambers’s Journal* Authors’ Ledger entry for Laura Valentine gives her address as St. Catherine’s Villa, St. Leonard’s on Sea, for an 1858 poem (NLS Dep 341/290). Biographical information: *Curran Index*; *At the Circulating Library*; Sutherland. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Boy’s Dream 1850-10-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6092
A Lay of Lucknow 1858-01-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6423
God’s-Acre 1860-01-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6554
The Legend of St. Katherine. (According to the “Golden Legend”) 1867-02-02 Once a Week Poet 12082