Powers, Susan Rugeley (F)

Poet, translator, and social reform campaigner. Pseudonym: “S. R. P.” Unmarried. First Secretary of the Ladies’ Sanitary Association, founded with Isa Craig, Elizabeth Garrett, and others, to educate the working classes on public health, and author of their reform tracts *Remarks on Woman’s Work in Sanitary Reform* (1862) and *The Mother’s Book of Health, and How to Manage a Baby* (1866). Translator (with Augusta Plesner) of *Arne: A sketch of Norwegian Country Life* (1866) and *Life by the Fells and Fiords: A Norwegian Sketchbook* (1879) by Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson, and *The Will-o’-the-Wisps are in Town and Other New Tales* by Hans Christian Anderson. Biographical information: BL, *Orlando*. (CC, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Spring Bridal Song 1864-04-01 The English Woman’s Journal Poet 1756