Radford, Dollie (1858 - 1920)

Biography: 

Dollie Radford, born in London in 1858 as Caroline Maitland, married fellow poet Ernest Radford in 1883 and published poems as well as fiction for both adults and children until 1910. They had three children, Hester, Margaret, and Maitland. In 1920, she died, a year after Ernest.

  • Richardson, Leeanne Marie. "Naturally Radical: the Subversive Poetics of Dollie Radford." Victorian Poetry 38:1 (2000): 109-24.
  • Radford, Dollie. A Light Load. London: Elkin Mathews, 1891.
  • --. Songs for Somebody. London: Nutt, 1893.
  • --. Good Night. London: Nutt, 1895.
  • --. Songs and Other Verses. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head; Philadelphia: J. P. Lippincott, 1895.
  • --. Sea-Thrift. London: Alexander Moring, 1904.
  • --. The Young Gardeners' Kalendar. London: Alexander Moring, 1904.
  • --. In Summer-time. Harting, Petersfield, Hampshire: The Pear Tree Press, 1905.
  • --. Ballad of Victory and Other Poems. London: Alston Rivers, 1907.
  • --. Poems. London: Elkin Mathews, 1910.
  • Victorian Women Writer's Project. Collection of electronic texts of all Radford's volumes of poems, 1891-1910.
Given Name: 
Dollie
Family Name: 
Radford
Née: 
Maitland (Caroline)
Birth Date: 
December 3, 1858
Death Date: 
February 7, 1920
Nationality: 
Family Relations: 
husband : Ernest Radford (from 1883 to to 1919)
Literary Period: 
Literary Movement: 
First RPO Edition: 
2003