Prince, John Critchley (M)

b. 21 June 1808. d. 5 May 1866. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Working-class poet. *Pseudonyms: “Bard of Hyde,” “Poet of the People,” “Factory Bard,” “J. C. P.” Born in Wigan. Published in magazines and local newspapers. Worked as reed maker, yarn warehouseman (1841-42), shop keeper. Editor of *Ancient Shepherds’ Quarterly Magazine* (1845-1851). Critic of Chartism. Died destitute. Biographical information: *DJO*, *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Household Jewels 1850-09-07 Household Words Poet 1120
The Two Trees 1850-10-26 Household Words Poet 1144
Human Brotherhood 1850-11-30 Household Words Poet 1151
Mercy 1851-02-01 Household Words Poet 1163
The Waste of War 1851-03-01 Household Words Poet 1171
A Voice from the Factory 1851-04-05 Household Words Poet 1177
Geraldine 1851-04-26 Household Words Poet 1180
The Price of Time 1851-07-26 Household Words Poet 1202
Bread of Life 1852-06-19 Household Words Poet 1252
Last Christmas Eve 1853-01-22 Household Words Poet 1272
Dew 1855-12-08 Household Words Poet 1400
Autumnal Days 1861-11-09 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6616
Precious Time 1862-01-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6628
A Night Thought 1862-02-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6632
The Child and the Dew-Drops 1862-03-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6636
Happy Old Age 1863-01-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6679
The Lost One 1863-07-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6707
Broadcast Thy Seed 1865-03-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7156
Nothing Lost 1867-06-29 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7593