Author: Martha Macdonald Lamont
Author: Martha Macdonald Lamont (1803–1878)
Biography: Martha Macdonald Lamont was born around 1803. Her early life cannot be traced. She lived a rather peripatetic life, writing a travel book on France and Switzerland (1844) and signing her correspondence with Jane Carlyle from Bristol and Liverpool. Several sources describe her as Irish. She never married and died on 3 September 1878 in Nottingham.
References: The Carlyle Letters Online; Pall Mall Gazette (6 September 1878)
- The Gladiator: A Tale of the Roman Empire. 1 vol. London: Ball and Co., 1840.
- The Village Millionaire. 3 vol. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1854.