Sketchley, Richard Forster (M)

b. 1827. d. 1911. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, journalist, and assistant keeper of the South Kensington Museum (1864-1894). Alternative signature: “R. F. Sketchley.” Born in Newark, Nottinghamshire. Educated at Exeter College, Oxford. Staff member of *Punch* (1868-1880). Biographical information: Lohrli 432; *Curran Index*; Jeremy Parrott, “More Newly Identified Contributors to *Household Words*,” *Dickens Quarterly*, vol. 35, no. 3, September 2018, pp. 189-206 (p. 201). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Asleep 1855-11-10 Household Words Poet 1397
First Love 1860-09-15 Once a Week Poet 290
“Little Wife” 1862-03-01 Once a Week Poet 883