Bennet, William (M)

b. 29 September 1802. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Working-class poet, mechanic’s appretintice, editor. From Glencairn, Dumfriesshire. Born in Glencairn, Dumfries. Editor of the *Glasgow Free Press*, then the *Glasgow Constitutional*. Author of *The Sabbath, and Other Poems* (1822), *Songs of Solitude* (1831), *The Chief of Glen-Orchay* (1840). Biographical information: Charles Rogers, *The Scottish Minstrel: The Songs of Scotland Subsequent to Burns*, W. P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell, 1885, p. 439; Goodridge. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Mother 1840-06-13 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 4399