Leatham, Edith Rutter (F)

Surname: Leatham
Forename(s): Edith Rutter
b. April 1870. d. 7 July 1939. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and hymn writer. Alternative signature: “Edith Rutter-Leatham.” Born in Durham. Married George Henry Leatham, an ironmonger, on 11 April 1898. Chambers’s Journal ledger entries refers to the author as Miss E. R. Leatham as well as Miss E. Rutter, and lists her address as Roseville, Crossgate Moor, Durham (poem published 3 April 1897 and 26 February 1898 ; NLS Dep 341/371), and Norton Rd, Durham (22 September 1900; NLS Dep 341/371). Publications include Lyrics and Poems (1913). Biographical information: “Edith Rutter (1870-1939),” Ancestry. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Looking for a Face 1897-04-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12661
The Coming of Cupid 1898-02-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12701
Two Portraits 1900-09-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12465
The End of the Play 1901-08-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12527