Programmer: Martin Holmes

Martin Holmes studied English and Phonology (BA Hons., MPhil) at the University of Manchester, and taught English in Britain, Japan, Indonesia, Greece and Saudi Arabia before moving to Canada and migrating into Digital Humanities. He is a programmer in the Humanities Computing and Media Centre at the University of Victoria, where he specializes in XML technologies (TEI, XSLT, XQuery), Web applications (HTML5/JavaScript/CSS/PHP), digital editions and digital publication. He served as an elected member of the Technical Council of the Text Encoding Initiative (2010–2015), Managing Editor of the Journal of the TEI (2013–2015), and Technical Editor of the Scandinavian Canadian Studies Journal (2005–2022). He is the lead programmer on a number of well-known digital edition projects including the Map of Early Modern London, Le Mariage sous L’Ancien Régime, and The colonial despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. His full CV is here.
Roles played in the project: metadata indexer, markup editor, transcriber/encoder.

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 90
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Forayer 1820-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Markup Editor 8438
Sonnet 1820-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Markup Editor 8732
Verses 1829 The Keepsake Editor 2957
L’Amour Fait Passer le Temps. To a Lady. On the Bas-Relief of Her Clock, Which, in Allusion to the Motto Above, Represented a Cupid Rowing Time in a Small Boat 1830 The Keepsake Markup Editor 3093
Stanzas 1830 The Keepsake Markup Editor 3095
Sonnet. The Camellia 1830 The Keepsake Markup Editor 3112
To M. W. 1830-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Markup Editor 10046
To My Babe 1830-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Markup Editor 10070
God Save the King 1830-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Markup Editor 10191
Infantine Inquiries 1832-03-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Markup Editor 2987
Stanzas 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4771
Florine 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4788
Castles, Antient and Modern: A Contrast 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4768
Ada’s Lament 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4785
Stanzas 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4769
On the Death of a Little Girl Two Years’ Old 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4787
To Woman. From the Above 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4781
The Childless 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4783
The Mosque of St. Sophia 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4779
A Fragment 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4776
On the Asiatic Valley of the Sweet Waters, At Constantinople 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4784
Stanzas 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4774
A Spanish Anecdote 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4775
Song 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4786
The Death of the Old Year. Written in Neville’s Court, Trinity College, Cambridge, at Midnight, December 31, 1838 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4770
Foscari 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4789
Marino Faliero Taking a Last Farewell of Angiolina (His Duchess) 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4772
Sonnet 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4777
Sonnet. Written in the steamer, on leaving Constantinople 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4782
An Enigma. Addressed to the Ladies 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4773
The Lament of the Irish Emigrant 1840 The Keepsake Markup Editor 4778
Songs for the People. No. III 1840-01-04 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 12
Songs for the People. No. IV 1840-01-11 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 13
The Age of Harmony 1840-01-18 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 14
Songs for the People. No. V 1840-01-25 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 15
Trips of the Lily of Bonchurch 1840-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Markup Editor 11438
Harry Brougham 1840-02-01 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 16
For the Chartists—A New Song. I Hae a Cot, a Wee Kail-Yard 1840-02-08 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 20
A Song for the Millions 1840-02-15 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 21
The Selfish, Tyrannical Whig 1840-02-22 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 22
Songs for the People.—No. VI 1840-02-29 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 23
Song. Wallace, Knight of Elderslie 1840-03-07 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 24
The Emigrant’s Farewell 1840-03-21 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 26
Hymns for the Unenfranchised 1840-03-28 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 27
Song 1840-04-04 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 28
The Wild-Fires 1840-04-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Markup Editor 4386
Scotland’s Laurels—a Song 1840-04-11 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 29
The Hero 1840-05-02 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 30
Fragmentary Stanzas 1840-05-09 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 31
Song, Hurrah for the Charter 1840-05-16 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 33
Song, The Scottish Emigrant’s Farewell 1840-05-16 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 32
Whig Malignity. A Simile 1840-05-23 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 34
On Poland 1840-05-30 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 35
The Black and the White Slave 1840-06-07 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 36
Stanzas, Suggested by a Conversation with a Friend, On the Battle of Bannockburn 1840-06-13 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 37
Song 1840-06-20 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 38
The Land of Freedom 1840-06-27 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 39
Land of Kings and Queens 1840-07-04 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 40
The Poor Man’s Wedding 1840-07-11 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 41
Liberty’s Tree 1840-07-18 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 42
The League of Crime 1840-07-25 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 43
The King of the Radical Islands. Written a little after the death of George IV 1840-08-08 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 44
My Scottish Boy 1840-08-15 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 45
The White Slave’s Murmurs 1840-12-05 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 62
The Poor of the City 1840-12-19 The Chartist Circular Markup Editor 64
The Passing Railway Train 1844-09-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Markup Editor 5466
The Round Tower at Jhansi.—June 8, 1857 1859-08-13 Once a Week Editor 207
The Old Chartist 1862-02-08 Once a Week Editor 878
The Fairies. (Translated from the German of Heinrich Heine) 1862-03-29 Once a Week Editor 890
The Vizier’s Parrot 1864-04-02 Once a Week Editor 573
AD M. Majum 1870-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Markup Editor 15917
Lady Fair 1870-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Markup Editor 10486
An Apology 1871-03-01 The Dark Blue Markup Editor 163
Shelley’s Heart. To Edward John Trelawny 1871-03-01 The Dark Blue Editor 161
Song 1871-05-01 The Dark Blue Markup Editor 175
Dawn 1871-07-01 The Dark Blue Markup Editor 194
Winter Days 1871-12 The Dark Blue Markup Editor 621
Blue Gentian: A Thought 1880 Good Words Markup Editor 3550
“In the days of our boyhood we listened in glee” 1880-01-03 Once a Week Markup Editor 15919
To a Friend Recently Lost. T. T. 1880-10 The Cornhill Magazine Markup Editor 12137
Gusty Weather. Triolet 1889-03 Woman’s World Editor 664
The Shearing at the Stepping-Stones 1889-05 Woman’s World Editor 668
Amabel at Work. Triolet 1889-08 Woman’s World Editor 676
A Complaint. Rondel 1889-09 Woman’s World Editor 679
Christmas Eve 1889-10 Woman’s World Editor 682
Twilight 1890 Woman’s World Markup Editor 1070
King’s Prisoners 1890 Good Words Markup Editor 4022
A Sketch in Water-Colours (To a Friend in the South) 1892-07 Victorian Magazine Editor 1538
Westminster Abbey 1900-04 The Nineteenth Century Markup Editor 8726
Until the Day dawn 1900-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Markup Editor 7798