Yates, Edmund Hodgson (M)

Surname: Yates
Forename(s): Edmund Hodgson
b. 3 July 1831. d. 20 May 1894. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Writer, journalist, and editor. Worked for 25 years at the General Post Office. Wrote prolifically for periodicals, including Court Journal, The Illustrated London News, Bentley’s Miscellany, Chambers’s Journal, Welcome Guest. Also wrote gossip columns for Illustrated Times and Morning Star, and was drama critic of Daily News and European corespondent for New York Herald. Editor of Comic Times (1855), The Train (1856-1858), Tinsley’s Magazine (1867-1869). Founded The World (weekly) on 8 July 1874. Wrote nine plays for the West End between 1856 and 1872, and as well as nineteen novels between 1864 and 1875. Biographical information: Lohrli 474-5; ODNB ; Waterloo Directory.

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 6
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To —. 1853 The Keepsake Poet 5634
I Number None But Sunny Hours 1853 The Keepsake Poet 5615
St. Michael’s Eve 1854 The Keepsake Poet 5640
The Ordeal 1856 The Keepsake Poet 5741
The Brill. A Lay of Brighton 1857 The Keepsake Poet 5774
Gone Before 1857-01-24 Household Words Poet 1446