Duncan, Eric (M)

b. 1858. d. 1944. Nationality: Scottish-Canadian. VIAF.
Poet, essayist, farmer, store owner, and post master. Born in the Shetland Islands and emigrated to Comox, British Columbia, in 1877. Published essays in Canadian newspapers about living in Vancouver Island. Canada’s Historic Places gives his residence from 1911 as Sandwick Manor, Courtney, British Columbia. Publications include *Rural Rhymes and the Sheep-Thief* (1896), *From Shetland to Vancouver Island: Recollections of Seventy-Five Years* (1937). Biographical information: *Chambers’s Journal* ledger (NLS Dep 341/371); Canada’s Historic Places <https://www.historicplaces.ca/en/rep-reg/place-lieu.aspx?id=14468> (14 October 2019); Eric Duncan Fonds, University of Victoria Special Collections and University Archives. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Man With the Hoe: Canada 1901-07-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12511