Berry, Lizzie (F)

b. 1847. d. 1919. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Working-class and religious poet. Née Marshall. Born and lived in Great Bowden, Leicestershire, and also lived in Otley. *Ancestry* lists her spouse as Edward Kemp (who seems to be her second husband), and her son as Sidney Berry (born 1884). The 1911 England Census gives her as widowed and living in Great Bowden. *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entry for “Forever,” published on 27 August 1892, lists the author as Miss L. Berry, of Great Bowden, Market Harboro’ (NLS Dep 341/370). Author of *Poems* (1877/1879), *Heart Sketches: Original Miscellaneous and Devotional Poems* (1886) and *Day Dreams: A Collection of Miscellaneous Poems* (1893). Privately published *The Tramp* and *The Wayside Inn*. Possibly the same poet as a “Miss Berry” who also published in *Chambers’s*, with the pseudonym “Carradorne,” on 9 September 1882. Biographical information: Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 44; Goodridge; *Ancestry*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Forever 1892-08-27 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13260