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West Country Poets

WILLIAM JEFFEREY PROWSE (1836-1870),

Born at Torquay on May 6, 1836, he inherited his literary talents and tastes from his mother, who was an intimate friend of John KEATS, and published a volume of poems, as Marianne JEFFEREY.  His parents dying while he was yet a child, he was adopted by his uncle, Mr. John Sparkes PROWSE, a notary-public , and ship-broker, residing at Greenwich. . . . .

. . . sorry unfinished .

Transcribed by Sandra Windeatt from: Wright, W. H. K.,(1896) West-Country Poets: Their Lives and Works. London: Elliot Stock, pp.48-51

Last updated 22 Jul 2011 - Brian Randell.

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