Gilchrist, Alexander (M)

b. 25 April 1828. d. 30 November 1861. Nationality: English.
Poet and biographer. Educated at University College School, but left at sixteen to study law. Called to the bar in 1849, but never practised as a barrister. Married essayist and biographer Anne Burrows on 4 February 1851. Made the acquaintance of Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 1861. Wrote a biography of Blake, which his wife published in 1863. Contributed to the *Eclectic Review*, the *Literary Gazette*, and *The Critic*. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Life—A Sonnet 1865-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14124