Hopkins, Jane Ellice (F)

b. 30 October 1836. d. 21 August 1904. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Social purity campaigner and poet. Alternative signature: “Ellice Hopkins.” Educated at home by her father, William Hopkins, who was a geologist and mathematician. Initially campaigned as a devout evangelist in the 1850s. Became social activist and founded Ladies’ Association for the Care of Friendless Girls. Works of educational literature include *True Manliness* (1883), *The Power of Womanhood* (1899), and *The Story of Life* (1902). Wrote two volumes of poetry including *English Idylls and other Poems* (1865). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 6
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“The Peal of Bells” 1863-05 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13905
Life’s Cost 1875-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14523
The Children’s Bed-Time 1875-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14532
The Golden Ladder 1875-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14546
Hæmony 1877-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14585
Bormus, A Linus Song 1881-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14571