1892 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Charles Crocker

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 1:762.



CHARLES CROCKER. b. Chichester 22 June 1797; shoemaker at Chichester 1809-39; employed by W. H. Mason the publisher 1839-45; sexton of Chichester Cathedral 1845 to death; author of The vale of obscurity, the Lavant and other poems 1830, 3 ed. 1841; A visit to Chichester cathedral 1848; Poetical works of C. Crocker 1860. d. South st. Chichester 6 Oct. 1861. M. A. Lower's Worthies of Sussex (1865) 87-8; Lives of illustrious shoemakers by W. E. Winks (1883) 321; Sketches of obscure poets (1833) 102-112.