Local Writers & Poets



In addition to those people who were primarily known as writers and poets, there were a great many works – pamphlets, booklets and books – written by theologians, political workers, and other residents of the district;

Much of the information about historical writers and poets has been taken from Horsfall Turner's Halifax Books & Authors

Poets

Lascelles Abercrombie
Arvon Foundation, Colden
Rev William Atkinson

Samuel Banks
Agnes Marion Barber
Thomas Barker
James Barnes
J. Baxter
Albert Benjamin Bayes
Doris Beer
Brian Bentley
John E. Bissell
John Bottomley
Henry Hearder Bowman
William Broadbent
Patrick Branwell Brontë
Mary Spencer Brown

Calder Valley Poets Society
Mrs Lily Calvert
A. J. Carr
Close: Poet Close
Edward Cockill
John Collier
Edgar Crabtree
Frederick William Cronhelm
Thomas Crossley

Amy Louisa Davoren
William Dearden
Grace Dickinson

Daniel Eastwood
Joseph H. Eccles
Smith Emmott

Anne Fielding
Samuel Fielding

James W. Garside
Rev J. R. Godfrey
William Walton Graham
Thomas Greenwood
Eileen Greenwood-Sadler

Levi Haigh
Robert Halstead
Mrs Louisa Adelaide Horsfield
William Howorth
Gordon Hoyles
Ted Hughes Ted Hughes

Henry Ingram

Thomas Jordan

John J. Lane

Joseph Miller
James S. Morgan
Mr Morgan

Rev Nabb

Ovenden Bard

William Parry
Pennine Poets
Austin William Penny
Sylvia Plath

Roderick Random
Sir Herbert Edward Read
Benjamin Rushforth

E. L. Schlicht
James Standing
Abraham Stansfield
Rev Christopher Stockdale

Joseph Terry
Thomas Tiffany
J. C. Trott

Gina Louise Waggott
Dorothy Wordsworth
William Wordsworth
John Wrigglesworth 

Writers

Cornelius Ashworth
William Ashworth
Rev Miles Atkinson
Will Austin
William Edward Armytage Axon

Rev Simon Bailey
Leslie Bancroft
Margaret Fairless Barber
Donald Barker
Juliet Barker
Rev Robert Lowe Bellamy
June Benn
Margaret Bentley
Phyllis Bentley Dr Phyllis Eleanor Bentley
Richard Bentley
Wallace Bentley
Arthur William Bickerdike
John Blackburn
William Joseph Blyton
Frederic Hungerford Bowman
J. Bowser
Derick Bridge
Dr John Briercliffe
C. S. Broadbent
Anne Brontë
Charlotte Brontë
Emily Jane Brontë
Norman Brown
Anthony Browne
Dr Sir Thomas Browne

Jonathan Caldwell
William Camden
Dr Michael Campbell
Lindsay Clarke
John William Clay
Monica Clay
William Cobbett
Barry Collins
Rev Thomas Cox
John Crabtree
Edward Crossley
Dr Ely Wilkinson Crossley
James Crossley
James Crowther
John Newton Crowther

Rev Bryan Dale
Benjamin Dawson
Daniel Defoe
Charles Dickens
William Dixon
Captain Nathan Drake
William Dyche

Maria Edgeworth
Vikki Egerton
Jack Escott
Rev George Bramwell Evens

J. W. Farquhar
Dr John Fawcett
Mabel Ferrett
Celia Fiennes
Joseph Smith Fletcher
Nathaniel Fletcher
Rev John Foster
Margaret Fox
Ralph Fox

Eleanor Gaukroger
Hilda-Margaret Gledhill
Graptolite
Jessie Gray
Muriel M. Green
Tom Green
Eileen Greenwood-Sadler
James Richard Gregson

Tom Halifax
Rev Arthur Vine Hall
David Halliwell
Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Cynthia Hand
Harold Harley
William Hatton
Peggy Hewitt
Glyn Hughes

Louis Stanley Jastrzębski
Charles Jessop

Thomas Kenworthy
Rose Mackenzie Kettle
Rev Thomas Keyworth
Eric Knight

Rev Dr George Legh
George Ronald Lewin
John Leyland
Canon John Lightfoot
Rev William Edensor Littlewood

Stuart Petre Brodie Mais
Thomas John Maslen
Phil McGrath
Herbert McLachlan
Rev John Meldrum
W. R. Mitchell
Peter Murrey

Eve Naylor
Abraham Newell
F. Nichol
Nancy Nott

Rev George Robert Oakley
Richard Oastler
Dora Orde

Rev Edward Parsons
June Paxton-White
Rev Dr Francis Pigou
Sylvia Plath
Arthur Porritt
Dr Henry Power
Maurice Procter

Henry Ling Roth
Naomi Gwladys Royde-Smith

Jonathan Saville
Edward Sloane
David Smith
James Standing
Laurence Sterne

William Makepeace Thackeray
Thomas Tiffany
Sam Tonkiss
C. H. Tordoff
John Travis

Gina Louise Waggott
John William Wainwright
Sally Wainwright
Dr Whittaker 



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Revised 16:08 /10th November 2019 / mmw169 / 22371

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