Williamson, David R., Rev. (M)

Surname: Williamson
Forename(s): David R.
b. 1855. Nationality: Scottish.
Church of Scotland minister (parishes of Kirkmaiden and Dryfesdale) and poet. Pseudonym: D. R. W. Born in Kirkmaiden, Wigtonshire. Divinity degree from Edinburgh University. Author of Poems of Nature and Life (1888). The Chambers’s Journal ledger entry, for his poem published on 24 March 1874, names him D. R. Williams and gives an address of 8 Grindlay St [Edinburgh]. (NLS Dep 341/368). And the entry for his poem, published on 26 November 1881, gives his address as Kirkmaiden, Wigtonshire (NLS Dep 341/369). Biographical information: Reilly, Late Victorian Poetry, p. 515. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lines to the Memory of Thomas Tyrie, A Young Edinburgh Poet of Great Promise 1877-03-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6834
The Autumn of Life 1881-11-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7477
A Song of the Sea 1888-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8594