Lancashire Songs, with Other Poems and Sketches (Dodo Press)

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William Billington (1825-1884) was a British poet. He learned to read and write at Catholic Sunday Schools. He was a founder member of the Blackburn Mechanic's Institute, taught grammar in a school in exchange for lessons in mathematics, advised trade unions and lectured on and debated religion and politics at any opportunity. He travelled around the North and Midlands to read and sell his poems. The subjects of Billington's writings in newspapers, broadsheets and pamphlets ranged widely. His reputation at first was as a ...

Lancashire Songs, with Other Poems and Sketches (Dodo Press) 2009, Dodo Press, Gloucester

ISBN-13: 9781409965909

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