Crombie, John William (M)

Surname: Crombie
Forename(s): John William
b. 4 March 1858. d. 22 March 1908. Nationality: Scottish.
Translator, essayist, folklorist, wool manufacturer, and politician. Pseudonym: “J. W. C.” Educated at the University of Aberdeen. Liberal M. P. for Kincardineshire (1892-1908). Author of Some Poets of the People in Foreign Lands (1890, 1891). Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for his translation “The Old Nursery Story,” published on 24 July 1880, gives his address as Balgownie Lodge, Aberdeen (NLS Dep 341/369). Biographical information: Wikipedia <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo> (18 March 2021).(AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Old Nursery Story. From the Low-German 1880-07-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Translator 7410