12/31/1829 - 01/05/1867
Poet, essayist. Correct date of birth: 1829, not 1830. Both his widow and the Kilmarnock Chronicle give dob. as 31 Dec. 1829, in Kilmarnock. (Widow’s application for RLF aid, case 1776; secr. of RLF pasted in the newspaper.) See ODNB.
(Also in the Wellesley Index.)