Nicolson, Laurence James (M)

b. 26 April 1844. d. 30 June 1901. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet, office clerk, commercial traveller. Alternative signature: “L. J. Nicolson.” Termed “The Bard of Thule.” Born in Lerwick, Shetland. After his father’s death, when he was eleven years old, he moved with his family to Dalkeith, Midlothian. Author of *Songs of Thule* (1894). Biographical information: Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 353; North Isles Family History <https://www.bayanne.info/Shetland/getperson.php?personID=I13189&tree=ID1> (4 July 2019). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Thule 1890-10-25 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13164