Davidson, John William (M)

Surname: Davidson
Forename(s): John William
b. 26 August 1862. d. 1937. Nationality: English.
Poet, interpreter, and Colonial Office clerk. Born in Calcutta, India, and died in New Zealand. Alternative signature: “J. W. Davidson.” Married Alice Switzer on 26 August 1891. Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for Davidson’s “A Song of Fiji,” published on 19 October 1901, lists the author as J. W. Davidson, of Suva, Fiji (NLS Dep 341/371). Davidson is listed as a Fiji Colonial Office immigration clerk in the The Colonial Office List for 1912 to 1918, when he retired. Biographical information: Ancestry. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Song of Fiji 1901-10-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12535