Howden, Walter C. (M)

Nationality: Scottish.
Poet. Pseudonym: “W. C. H.” Alternative signature: “W. C. Howden.” The *Chambers’s Journal* Author Book entry, for his poem published on 23 June 1883 (received in the journal office on 25 March 1882), gives an address of Rustic Place, Dundee (NLS Dep 341/294). For his poem published on 16 November 1901, the journal ledger lists his address as Elmbank, Wormit-on-Tay, Fife (NLS Dep 341/371). The 1901 Scotland Census gives details for Walter C. Howden, of Wormit Road, Fife: born c. 1851, married to Mary Ann Howden and the father of five daughters, born in Penicuik, Midlothian, and working as a jeweller’s salesman. Biographical information: *Ancestry* <https://search.ancestry.ca/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=1101&h=670535&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=MQB113&_phstart=successSource> (16 January 2020). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Haunted 1881-10-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7472
Love is Love for Evermore 1883-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7557
An Invocation 1885-03-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12869
A Gypsy Rover 1901-11-16 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12539