Cameron, William (M)

b. 1822. d. 1889. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet. Born in Dumbarton Castle to working-class parents. Apprenticed as a shoemaker and moved to Glasgow where he had his own business that eventually went bankrupt. Worked for the publisher Menzies & Co. in Glasgow. Wrote some poetry in Scots. Author of *Light, Shade, and Toil: Poems* (1875). Biographical information: Reilly, *Mid-Victorian Poetry*, p. 80. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Child’s First Lesson; Or, A’ Alaney, Jessie 1874 Good Words Poet 2522