Charlesworth, Edward Gomersall, Rev. (M)

b. 1830. d. 1900.
Poet, novelist, and clergyman. Born in Leeds, Yorkshire. Educated at St. Bees in Cumbria. Ordained in 1852. Curate of Tosside, near Settle, in 1856, according to the title page of his 1856 *Poems*. Appointed vicar of West Acklam, Middlesbrough-on-Tees, Yorkshire in 1865. Author of *A Broken Heart* (1873), *Ironopolis* (1874), and *Chronicles of the Coniston Family* (1887). Biographical information: *At the Circulating Library*; William Andrews (ed.), *North Country Poets*, Simpkin, Marshall & Co., Abel Heywood and Son, and A. Brown & Sons, 1888, p. 113; NLS Dep 341/368. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To a Robin 1872-02-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6809
Our Sexton 1872-03-16 Once a Week Poet 13959