Valentine, Laura (née Jewry) (F)

Surname: Valentine (née Jewry)
Forename(s): Laura
b. 1814. d. 1899. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, travel writer, and children’s writer. Pseudonyms: Aunt Louisa, L. V., and G. L. H. Née Jewry. Married Rev. Richard Valentine in 1853. Became the editor of Girl’s Home Book in 1877. The Chambers’s Journal Authors’ Ledger entry for Laura Valentine gives her address as St. Catherine’s Villa, St. Leonard’s on Sea, for an 1858 poem (NLS Dep 341/290). Biographical information: Curran Index; At the Circulating Library; Sutherland. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Boy’s Dream 1850-10-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6092
A Lay of Lucknow 1858-01-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6423
The Legend of St. Katherine. (According to the “Golden Legend”) 1867-02-02 Once a Week Poet 12082