Tonkin, Sarah Eliza (F)

Surname: Tonkin
Forename(s): Sarah Eliza
b. 12 June 1831. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet. Pseudonym: S. E. T. From Manchester. Member of the Manchester Field-Naturalists and Archaeologists’ Society. Married Joseph Tonkin in 1855. Contributed to One and All. Author of Rostherne Mere and Other Poems (1866). Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for the poem To a Blackbird, published on 13 March 1880, gives the author as Mrs S. E. Tonkin, of Langford Road, Heaton Chapel, near Manchester (NLS Dep 341/369). Biographical information: Report and Proceedings of the Manchester Field Naturalists’ and Archaeologists’ Society for the Year 1898, vol. 39, 1899; Chas. F. Foreshaw, editor, Pearls of Poesy: A Biographical Birthday Book of Popular Poets of the Period at the time of the Coronation of King George and Queen Mary, 1911, p. 184. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To a Blackbird 1880-03-13 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7296