Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Henry Owgan (1819–1885)
Biography: Henry Owgan was born in 1819 near Cork, Ireland. He attended Trinity College, Dublin, between 1832 and 1838, eventually earning a doctorate. For a few years, he worked as a headmaster at the Royal Grammar School of Banagher then as a classical moderator at Trinity College. He was a prolific translator and editor of the classics. In addition, he wrote a three fictional works. At some point in the 1870s, he moved to London where he died in 1885. He successfully applied to the Royal Literary Fund several times.
References: British Census (1881); British Controversialist (1863); RLF (case number 1311)