Toynbee, William (M)

Surname: Toynbee
Forename(s): William
b. 1849. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, editor, and translator. Studied at the Inner Temple and was called to the bar in 1881. Worked as a equity draftsman and conveyancer. Became director of the Land & House Property Corporation Ltd in 1904 and director of the Neuchatel Asphalt Co. Ltd in 1906. Author of several volumes of poetry including Song-words (1888), Lays of Common Life (1890), An Oaten Flute and Other Versicles (1897), Rhymes of City and Countryside, and Other Verse (1907), and Glimpses of the Twenties (1909). Translator of Songs of Béranger (1892). Edited The Diaries of William Charles Macready, 1833-1851 (1912). Biographical information: World Cat <> (4 July 2021); Reilly, Late Victorian Poetry, p. 477. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Last Flight 1888-11 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12329
On Ahead! 1889-05 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12410
Nobody Cares! 1891-02 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12298
“Beside the Dying Ember” 1892-01 Victorian Magazine Poet 1519