Chambers, William (M)

b. 16 April 1800. d. 20 May 1883. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Publisher, editor, and author. Pseudonym: “W. C.” Born in Peebles. One of the most commercially successful publishers in the nineteenth century. Co-edited *Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal* with his brother Robert Chambers. Involved with housing and sanitary improvements in Edinburgh, and was elected Lord Provost of Edinburgh in 1865. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Dr Robert Chambers’s Farewell 1873-03-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6907
The Wild Bee 1874-05-30 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7007
Lines on Glenormiston. [Fragment of a Tweedside Pastoral] 1875-09-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7094
Songs of the Olden Time. Sally in Our Alley 1876-07-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7218
Lines on Portobello. Written After a Visit of Two Months in 1877 1880-02-28 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7294