Cambridge, Ada (F)

b. 21 November 1844. d. 19 July 1926. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Novelist, poet, and hymn writer. Née Cambridge. Educated by governesses. Married Rev. George Frederick Cross on 25 April 1870, and on 28 May 1870 they emigrated to Victoria, Australia, where Cross was a minister in a succession of parishes. On her husband’s retirement in 1909 they moved back to England. When he died, in 1917, she moved to Melbourne, where she lived until her death. Published with her birth name as well as her married name after her marriage. Biographical information: *ODNB*; Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 82. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The False Love 1867-10-19 Once a Week Poet 13560
The Old Manor-House 1869-12-01 Good Words Poet 2000
The Season 1872 Good Words Poet 2191
“This Enlightened Age.” A Meditation in the British Museum 1873 Good Words Poet 2451
Empty 1873 Good Words Poet 2456
The Dawn 1874 Good Words Poet 2477
The Easter Decorations 1874 Good Words Poet 2489
The Soldier’s Grave 1874 Good Words Poet 2496
A Sigh in the Night 1874 Good Words Poet 2500
By the Camp Fire 1875 Good Words Poet 2526