Weedon, Francis Charles (1831-1861) (M)

Surname: Weedon
Forename(s): Francis Charles
b. 1831. d. 10 January 1861. Nationality: English.
Poet. Pseudonym: F. C. W. Born in London. Son of Francis Weedon. Suffered from tuberculosis, which prevented his business venture. Moved to Ventnor in the Isle of Wight to convalesce, and then to his father’s house in London. The Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for his poem Cheerfulness, published on 8 October 1859, gives his address as 1 Farleigh Villas, Penbury Road, Lower Clapton (NLS 341/310). Biographical information: Memoir to Weedon’s Poems (1863), which is prefaced by a memoir; Reilly, Mid-Victorian Poetry, p. 489. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Forest-Teachings 1852-02-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6158
A Spring Morning 1856-06-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6315
Cheerfulness 1859-10-08 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6521
Late Snowdrops 1862-01-25 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6631