Florence Mary Wilson
 

 

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Florence Mary Wilson 1874-1946

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Born in Lisburn, County Antrim. She was a friend of Alice Milligan and wrote pieces for Irish Homestead and other journals and papers. Her book of poems The Flight of the Earls was very popular, especially in America. She is best remembered for her poem The Man from God Knows Where, about Thomas Russell. She is buried in County Down.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book