Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: Henry Meredith Parker (1795–1863)

Biography: Henry Meredith Parker was born in 1795. Little to nothing is known about his early life. At some point he went out to India and joined the Bengal Civil Service. Based on his Indian experiences, he wrote several poems, nonfiction, and one fictional work Bole Ponjis (1851) (a collection of tales and poems). He died in 1863 in Richmond.

References: Times (22 September 1863)


  1. Bole Ponjis: Containing the Tale of the Buccaneer, etc.  2 vol.  London: Thacker, 1851.