Bulmer, Agnes (DNB00)
|←Bullokar, William||Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 07
BULMER, AGNES (1775–1836), poet, whose maiden name was Collinson, was born in London, and belonged to the Wesleyan community, having been admitted by Wesley himself. Her only publications were: 'Memoirs of Mrs. Mortimer,' one or two hymns, and a long poem entitled 'Messiah's kingdom,' in twelve books, published 1833. This poem, of nearly fourteen thousand verses, is probably the longest work in verse ever composed by a woman. Many passages are very elegant, especially those containing similes. But it never attracted attention, and is now unknown.
[Wesleyan Magazine for October 1840.]