Anderson, John, Rev. (M)

b. 1822. d. 1896. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet and minister of Kinnoull, Perth. Pseudonym: “J. A.,” “F. A. K.” Born at Newburgh, Fife. Father was also a minister. Educated at the Universities of St. Andrews and Edinburgh. Prolific periodical contributor. Publications include *The Pleasures of Home. A Poem* (1860), *Sprigs of Heather; or, The Rambles of “May-Fly” with Old Friends* (1884), *Autumn Leaves* (1893). Biographical information: David Herschell Edwards, *Modern Scottish Poets*, seventh series, D. H. Edwards, 1884, pp. 329-32. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Boy and the Captive Bird 1860-04 Good Words Poet 324
The Twin Plants 1881-09-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7469