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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: William Bainbridge

Author: William Bainbridge (1809–1869)

Biography: William Bainbridge was born in 1811 in Alston, Northumberland, the only son of the solicitor William Bainbridge. He was a student at the Inner Temple and was called to the bar in 1838. Bainbridge practiced conveyance and property law in Newcastle-on-Tyne and wrote A Practical Treatise on the Law of Mines and Minerals (1841). He was active in politics and local history. Though he wrote a number of books, his only novel was Lionel Merval (1866). He died in 1869 at Cliffe House, Cullercoats, leaving a widow and young family.

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References: Boase; Men of Mark Twixt Tyne and Tweed (1895)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Lionel Merval: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Routledge, 1866.