King, John William (M)

Surname: King
Forename(s): John William
Nationality: English.
Poet. Based in Sheffield. Worked as type caster, newsagent and stationer, and bookseller. Admired Mazzini. Author of The Emigrant, and Other Poems (1848, by subscription; republished in London in a second edition as Lays of a Struggling Heart [1850]), Tales for the Christmas Hearth (1851), a Memoir of James Montgomery (1858), The Patriot: A Poem (1853), and Ernest, The Pilgrim: A Dramatic Poem (1859). Biographical information: DJO. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lighten the Boat! 1853-08-13 Household Words Poet 1302