(Mary) Matilda Betham

(16 November 1776 - 30 September 1852)
(Mary) Matilda Betham (1776-1852)
(Mary) Matilda Betham (1776-1852)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Betham, Mary Matilda, 1776-1852. Elegies and Other Small Poems, by Matilda Betham. Ipswich: Printed by W. Burrell, and sold by Longman, Paternoster-Row, and Jermyn and Forster, Ipswich, 1797. (ESTC T143264)


ODNB 2300


  • Reiman, Donald H., ed. Poems. New York: Garland, 1978. Print.
  • Reiman, Donald H., ed. The Lay of Marie, a Poem. New York: Garland, 1978. Print.


  • Bailey, Elaine. Matilda Betham: A New Biography. Wordsworth Circle 38(3) (Summer 2007): 143-146. Print.

Reference works

  • Todd, Janet, ed. A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers 1660-1800. Paperback edition, revised. Lanham et al.: Rowman & Littlefield, 1987. 48-49. Print.


  • Bailey, Elaine. 'A Singular Person': Portraits of Subjectivity in the Poetry and Prose of Matilda Betham. Unpub. diss., U of Ottawa, Jul. 2003. Print.
  • Paley, Morton D. Coleridge's To Matilda Betham, from a Stranger. Wordsworth Circle 27(3) (Summer 1996): 169-172. Print.
  • Wordsworth, Jonathan. Matilda Betham, The Lay of Marie, 1816. Wordsworth Circle 27(3) (Summer 1996): 172-175. Print.