Yates, Edmund Hodgson (M)

b. 3 July 1831. d. 20 May 1894. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Writer, journalist, and editor. Worked for 25 years at the General Post Office. Wrote prolifically for periodicals, including *Court Journal*, *The Illustrated London News*, *Bentley’s Miscellany*, *Chambers’s Journal*, *Welcome Guest*. Also wrote gossip columns for *Illustrated Times* and *Morning Star*, and was drama critic of *Daily News* and European corespondent for *New York Herald*. Editor of *Comic Times* (1855), *The Train* (1856-1858), *Tinsley’s Magazine* (1867-1869). Founded *The World* (weekly) on 8 July 1874. Wrote nine plays for the West End between 1856 and 1872, and as well as nineteen novels between 1864 and 1875. Biographical information: Lohrli 474-5; *ODNB*; *Waterloo Directory*.

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 6
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To —. 1853 The Keepsake Poet 5634
I Number None But Sunny Hours 1853 The Keepsake Poet 5615
St. Michael’s Eve 1854 The Keepsake Poet 5640
The Ordeal 1856 The Keepsake Poet 5741
The Brill. A Lay of Brighton 1857 The Keepsake Poet 5774
Gone Before 1857-01-24 Household Words Poet 1446