Waring, Anna Letitia (F)

b. 19 April 1823. d. 10 May 1910. Nationality: Welsh. VIAF.
Poet, hymn writer, and philanthropist. Pseudonym: “A. L. W.” Alternative signature: “A. L. Waring.” Born at Plas-y-Felin, Neath, in Wales. As a child moved to Bristol with her Quaker family. Niece of the sibling poets Samuel and S. Waring. Converted from a Quaker to the Anglican Church on 15 May 1842, and then started composing hymns. Unmarried. Active supporter of the Discharged Prisoners’ Aid Society. Author of *Hymns and Meditations* (1850), *Additional Hymns* (1858). Biographical information: *ODNB*, *Orlando*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Passing Pleasures 1869-06-01 Good Words Poet 1991