Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
February 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


John Macfarlane


Macfarlane, John (1857-1914), poet, was born at Abington, Lanarkshire, Scotland, in May, 1857. He came to Canada about 1890, and settled in Montreal, where he became a journalist. He died in Montreal on September 7, 1914. He edited an anthology entitled The harp of the Scottish covenant (London, 1895), and he was the author of Heather and harebell (Montreal, 1892) and Songs of the thistle and male (Toronto, 1913).

Source : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada , Vol. IV, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 400p., p. 177.


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