Aldis, James Arthur (pseudonym “Adriel Vere”) (M)

b. 7 February 1842. d. 6 December 1935. Nationality: English.
Poet and teacher. Pseudonym: “Adriel Vere.” Born in London. Educated at the University of Cambridge. Headmaster of La Martinère, Calcutta, India (1868-1875) and Queen Mary’s College (1881-1897). Married Francis Emily Webb 15 June 1869. Author identified from *Chambers’s* ledger entry for “To the Lapwing,” published on 3 October 1896, which lists the author as J. A. Aldis, of Queen Mary’s School, Walsall (NLS Dep 341/371). Biographical information: Venn, vol. 1, part 2, p. 26. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To the Lapwing 1896-10-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12779