Riddell, Henry Scott (M)

Surname: Riddell
Forename(s): Henry Scott
b. 23 September 1798. d. 30 July 1870. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Working-class poet and minister. Pseudonym: J. R. Alternative signature: Henry S. Riddell. Son of a shepherd, Riddell attended parish school near Biggar while writing poetry and border romances for Clydesdale Magazine. He attended the University of Edinburgh and also St. Andrews. Ordained in the Church of Scotland in 1830. Biographical information: ODNB. (KH, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 7
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“When the glen all is still, save the stream from the fountain” 1825-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10199
Ode to the Harp of Zion 1829-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10327
Johnnie Nip-Nebs, A Winter Fireside Ballad, for Little People 1838-02-10 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3525
Address to Spring 1843-05-20 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5372
To The Skylark 1844-12-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5481
The Harp 1845-02-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5805
Our Ain Folk 1847-12-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5945