Noah Heath Pottery Poet Stoke-on-Trent

Discussion in Genealogy Forum started by Denise JOHNSON, Oct 23, 12:32 PM
DJ
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Noah Heath was born in 1768 in Sneyd Green Stoke-on-Trent. His first book of poems was published in 1823.

Looking Preface to the 1829 Miscellaneous Poem volume II by Noah Heath

If the Author were disposed to avail himself of a hacknied prefatory phrase, he might inform the public that his friends have often solicited him to usher a second volume of his little effusions into the world. Although it is hard to resist the request of friendship, such requests alone, do not, in the Author’s view, furnish sufficient reason for taking such a step. He is aware that the fondness and over-partiality of friends, are, under these circumstances, too often a “glare”

“That leads to bewilder; and dazzles to blind.”

At the same time he does not affect to deny that the solicitsations of friends have had some influence with him in his present undertaking: for who is proof against the opinions of others, when those opinions are favourable to himself’! The principal reason why he again comes before the public and on which he grounds his hope of success, is the flattering reception which his first volume of Miscellaneous Poems met with, published a few years ago.

Of the poetic merit of the following little pieces it would ill become the Author to speak. He may just however that

RB
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So? What are you looking for or are you just wasting our time?
DJ
Denise JOHNSON
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So? What are you looking for or are you just wasting our time?
What I want is to let researchers to know about Noah, and to find more relations and to see if there is male Heath of that line Robert. Also unlike George Heath who was known as the Moorland Poet Noah is almost forgotten and it is a shame if his family do not know that they had a Poet in the family.
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What I want is to let researchers to know about Noah, and to find more relations and to see if there is male Heath of that line Robert. Also unlike George Heath who was known as the Moorland Poet Noah more ...
is almost forgotten and it is a shame if his family do not know that they had a Poet in the family
You do realize that this site is for you to do the research? This board is for people that are having a difficult time getting an answer. We are not professional researchers. We, like you, are researching our own family trees and sometimes like helping people out.

So if you have reached a wall trying to get an answer to a problem you are having with YOUR research, someone her might have the time a facility to help you out.