Robertson, D. J. (M)

Surname: Robertson
Forename(s): Duncan J.
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