Robertson, D. J. (M)

Nationality: Scottish.
Poet and solicitor. Pseudonyms: “D. J. R.”, “D. R.” From Kirkwall, Orkney. *Chambers’s Journal* ledger, which refers to him as “Duncan J. Robertson,” “D. Robertson,” and “D. J. Robertson,” lists his address as the Philosophical Institute, Queen Street, Edinburgh (poem published 11 July 1885; NLS Dep 341/369), 16 Eildon St, Edinburgh (2 October 1886, 11 February 1888; NLS Dep 341/369, 370), 32 Dundas Crescent, Kirkwall (17 June 1893; NLS Dep 341/370), Crantit House, Kirkwall, (13 February 1897; NLS Dep 341/371). Possibly the same poet as D. Robertson, who also published in *Chambers’s Journal* in the same period. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 11
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Waif 1885-07-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12939
The Return 1886-04-10 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12975
Parted 1886-10-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13000
Two Days 1887-05-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12889
A Dream-Maiden 1888-02-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13018
Kirkwall. A Sonnet 1889-08-31 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13100
Dead Love 1889-11-30 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13112
Lost Youth 1893-06-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13301
Deserted 1893-10-28 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13320
To a Street Sycamore 1895-11-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12640
Convalescence 1897-02-13 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12654