Clifford, Sir Hugh Charles, Sir (M)

b. 5 March 1866. d. 18 December 1941. Nationality: English.
Poet and colonial governor. Born in London. Educated at Woburn Park. Governor of North Borneo (1900-1901). Colonial secretary in Trinidad (1903-1907) and Ceylon (1907-1912). Governor of the Gold Coast (1912-1919) and Nigeria (1919-1925). Married twice, Mary Ann (Minna) in 1896 and Elizabeth Lydia Rosabel in 1910. Contributed to *Cornhill Magazine* and *Blackwood’s Magazine*. Author of semi-autobiographical short stories including *East Coast Etchings* (1896), *Studies in Brown Humanity* (1898), and *Bushwhacking and Other Sketches* (1901). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SCM, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Haunted Schooner. (A Tale of the Eastern Seas) 1897-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14945