Farmar, Constance (F)

Poet. Alternative signature: “Constance Finch.” Farmer seems to be her married name. Contributed to *The Smart Set*, *Paul Maul Gazette*, *Yellow Book*, *The Lady*, and *The Madras Mail*. Author of *The Vision of a Beginner, and Other Poems* (1892, under the name “Constance Finch”), *Castles in Spain: Songs of the Far East and Other Verses* (1907, under the name “Constance Farmer,” which lists the earlier volume as her publication), and *Lavender Harvest* (1926). *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entry for Finch’s “Rondel,” published on 5 September 1891, refers to the author as Miss C. Finch, of Aberdeen House, Blackheath Park, London S. E. (NLS Dep 341/370). Other *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entries refer to her as Miss C. Farmar, and list her address as c/o Mrs Frick, Rosemount, St Leonards on Sea (poem published 1 July 1899; NLS Dep 341/371) and 16 West Hill, St. Leonards on Sea (20 April 1901; NLS Dep 341/371). Biographical information: BL; Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 165; Constance Farmar, *Castles in Spain: Songs of the Far East and Other Verses*, Thomas Burleigh, 1907, p. v. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Rondel 1891-09-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13209
Let These Things Be. Rondeau 1899-07-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12573
Rondeau: At Set of Day 1900-08-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12458
A Mother’s Song 1901-04-20 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12500