Davies, Charles Maurice, Rev. (M)

b. 1828. d. 6 September 1910.
Poet, novelist, journalist, translator, Church of England clergyman, and headmaster. Born in Wells, Somerset. Educated at Durham University. Ordained a priest in 1852. married Jane Anne Greenaway in 1856. Founded and ran West London College at 155 Queen’s Road, Bayswater, from 1861 to 1868. This address given in the *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entry for Davies’ poem published on 28 October 1871 (NLS Dep 341/368). Journalist for the *Daily Telegraph* in France during the Franco-Prussian War. Moved to South Africa to work for the Church. Returned to London and worked as a translator. Biographical information: *ODNB*, F. S. de Carteret-Bisson, *Our Schools and Colleges. 1872*, Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1872, p. 304. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Angel Faces 1871-10-28 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6796