Radford, Dollie

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)
Education
Literary Period
Literary Movement
First RPO Edition
2003