Thompson, William Gill
1796 - 10/21/1844
Reporter for Newcastle Chronicle; contributed to annuals Forget-Me-Not, New Year's Gift; used initials W.G.T.; wrote Erminia, a Poem, The Coral Reef; or Spell-Bound Knight, with other poems (1822); Sketches in Prose (1829); committed suicide. See The Monthly Chronicle of North Country Lore and Legend Vol 4, Feb 1890: 85-86.