Robert Hetrick

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Robert Hetrick (1769–1849) was a poet and blacksmith from Dalmellington, Ayrshire, Scotland. He was known for his patriotic verses written against Napoleon. He published one book, Poems and Songs of Robert Hetrick, in 1826.


  • Dalmellington Website at the Wayback Machine (archived December 12, 2001)
  • Edwards, D.H. Modern Scottish Poets. Series 4 1882 Pages 368-372
  • Patterson, James. The Contemporaries of Burns. 1840. Pages 339-341
  • Macintosh, John. Poets of Ayrshire. 1910. Pages 46–48