Repton, Humphry (M)

Surname: Repton
Forename(s): Humphry
b. 21 April 1752. d. 24 March 1818. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Landscape gardener, poet, and playwright. Pseudonym: Bee. Born in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Employed in the textile industry and travelled to the Netherlands and Germany for business. Married Mary Clarke on 5 May 1773. Received an inheritance upon the death of his parents and focused on his literary interests, before switching careers again to become a landscape gardener. Author of several books about gardening and landscaping including Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening (1795). Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Wish Enjoyed 1837-01-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3446