Shaw, John Begg (M)

Surname: Shaw
Forename(s): John Begg
b. 27 November 1828. d. 15 August 1880. Nationality: English.
Poet, schoolmaster, and barrister. Pseudonyms: “Sigma,” “J. B. S.” Alternative signature: “J. B. Shaw.” Born in Manchester. Educated at Queen’s College, and New Inn Hall, Oxford, and the Inner Temple. Schoolmaster at Manchester Grammar School. Author of several volumes of poetry including Chiming Triffles: Fugitive Compositions in Verse (1858), Sonnets and Other Poems (1863), and Varieties in Verse (1875). Biographical information: Reilly, Mid-Victorian Poetry, p. 414; Curran Index. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
She Never Told Her Love 1861-01-26 Once a Week Poet 429
Ares 1865-06-17 Once a Week Poet 767