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William Barnes Bibliography

1822

  • Orra, a Lapland Tale. A short poem. 8vo, pp. 28, with four woodcuts by the author. Published by I. Clark, Dorchester.
  • Some Small Poems, and Poetical translations of Bion's Epitaph on Adonis, and some of the golden verses of Pythagoras

1827

  • Several Short Essays, signed "Dilettante," printed to in the Dorset County Chronicle; also several

1835

  • Sonnets and other Poems

1829

  • The Etymological Glossary, or Easy Expositor for the Use of Schools and non-Latinists, wherein the greater part of the English words of foreign derivation are so arranged that the learner is enabled to acquire the meaning of many at once. Published in Shaftesbury by J. Rutter ; London, by Whittaker, Teacher, and Arnot. 1829.

1831 to 1841

1832

1833

  • A Catechism of Government in General, and of England in Particular. Bastable, Shaftesbury.
  • The Mnemonic Manual.

1834

  • A Few Words on the Advantages of a more Common Adoption of the Mathematics as a Branch of Education. London : Whittaker and Co.

1835

  • A Mathematical Investigation of the principle of Hanging Doors, Gates, Swing Bridges, and other Heavy Bodies. Dorchester : Simmonds and Sydenham.

1840

1841

1842

1843 to 1849

  • Reviews of various books in magazines.

1844

1846

1847

  • Outlines of Geography and Ethnography for Youth. Dorchester : Barclay, Cornhill. Price 3s. 6d.

1849

1853 and 1854

  • Papers in the Retrospective Review. Yol. I. Art. 4. and " Population and Emigration at the beginning of the Seventeenth Century " " Anecdota Literaria," pp. 97 and 201. " Extracts from the Diary of John Richards, Esq." Art. 11. "Pyrrhonism of Joseph Glanvill."
  • Vol. II. (Feb.) Art 6. " Leland the Antiquary." (May) Art. 5. " Controversial Writers of Astrology." (Aug.) Art. 3. " Waterhouse and Fox on the Utility of Learning in the Church."

1854

1858

1859

1859

1862

1861 to 1867

1863

1863

1863

1864

  • Coote's Neglected Fact in English History. July 1864.
  • A Guide to Dorchester. Published by Barclay, Dorchester.

1865

  • Paper on Dorset. Read before the British Archaeological Society at Dorchester. Published in their Transactions.

1863 to 1867

  • Serial Articles in Ladies' Treasury to Christian Marriage. 1863.
  • Prinking. 1866.
  • The House. 1867.

1867

1868

1869

  • Paper on the "Farm Labourer," and Employment of Women and Children in Agriculture. Written for the Government Commission. Printed in the Blue Book, Appendix, Part II., to Second Report.

1869

1871

  • On the Origin of the Hundred and Tithings of English Law. Read before the British Archaeological Association at Weymouth. Printed in their Transactions.

1874

1877

1878

1879

1879

1881

1884

1885

1886

  • Pilsdon, pp102-105, Vol 7: Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club. 1886.
  • A Glossary of Dorset Speech. Partly printed, but never published, as the author's death prevented the final revisions.                                                                                                                                                                  

1887

1908

1922

  • Dorsetshire Folklore by John Symonds Udal with Fore-Say by the late William Barnes. Hertford. Stephen Austins and Son Ltd. 1922.

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Annual Service of Remembrance of Dorset Poet A service in honour of the Dorset dialect poet William Barnes was held at St Peter’s Church at Winterborne Came near Dorchester. Sunday 23rd April 2017

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