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Periodical: Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

History: Published weekly, priced penny-halfpenny. Later changed title to Chambers's Journal in 1854. Edited by Leitch Ritchie (before 1858) and James Payn (after 1858).

References: Ashley; British Periodicals; DNCJ; Aileen Fyfe, Steam-Powered Knowledge: William Chambers and the Business of Publishing, 1820–1860 (University of Chicago Press, 2012); Sutherland; Sue Thomas, Indexes to Fiction in Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Art, later Chambers's Journal, 3rd to 6th Series of Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, 1854-1910 (University of Queensland, 1989)

Novels and short stories serialized in Chambers's Edinburgh Journal:

  1. Julia Kavanagh. "The Conscript." Seven Years, and Other Tales. 26 December 1846.
  2. Dinah Marie Craik. "The Sculptor of Bruges." Avillion, and Other Tales. 20 February 1847.
  3. Julia Kavanagh. "A Comedy in a Court-Yard." Seven Years, and Other Tales. 15 May 1847.
  4. Julia Kavanagh. "Young France." Seven Years, and Other Tales. 19 June 1847.
  5. Julia Kavanagh. "A Soirée in a Porter's Lodge." Seven Years, and Other Tales. 7 August 1847.
  6. Julia Kavanagh. "The Little Dancing-Master." Seven Years, and Other Tales. 23 October 1847.
  7. Dinah Marie Craik. "The Italian's Daughter." Avillion, and Other Tales. 27 November 1847.
  8. Julia Kavanagh. "The Cheap Excursion." Seven Years, and Other Tales. 1 April 1848.
  9. William Russell. "The Captain's Story." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 10 February 1849.
  10. William Russell. "An Incident in the Peninsular War." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 17 March 1849.
  11. William Russell. "Mr. Robert Simpson's Courtship." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 28 April 1849.
  12. William Russell. "The Dark Chamber." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 19 May 1849.
  13. William Russell. "The Cadet Branch." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 14 July 1849.
  14. William Russell. "One Night in a Gaming-House." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 28 July 1849.
  15. William Russell. "Guilty or Not Guilty." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 25 August 1849.
  16. William Russell. "X. Y. Z." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 17 November 1849.
  17. William Russell. "Estelle St. Ange." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 15 December 1849.
  18. William Russell. "The Magic Mirror." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 2 March 1850.
  19. William Russell. "Self-Sacrifice." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 9 March 1850.
  20. William Russell. "The Widow." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 18 May 1850.
  21. William Russell. "The Pursuit." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 13 July 1850.
  22. William Russell. "The Twins." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 22 July 1850.
  23. William Russell. "The Unlawful Gift." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 21 September 1850.
  24. William Russell. "Legal Metamorphoses." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 28 September 1850.
  25. William Russell. "A Life Assurance." Leaves from the Diary of a Law-Clerk. 19 October 1850.
  26. William Russell. "The Revenge." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 9 November 1850.
  27. William Russell. "Bigamy or No Bigamy." Leaves from the Diary of a Law-Clerk. 16 November 1850.
  28. William Russell. "Jane Eccles." Leaves from the Diary of a Law-Clerk. 22 February 1851.
  29. William Russell. "The Wife's Stratagem." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 8 March 1851.
  30. William Russell. "Every Man his Own Lawyer." Leaves from the Diary of a Law-Clerk. 22 March 1851.
  31. William Russell. "Mary Kingsford." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 3 May 1851.
  32. William Russell. "The Chest of Drawers." Leaves from the Diary of a Law-Clerk. 7 June 1851.
  33. William Russell. "Mother and Son." Tales of the Coast Guard. 14 June 1851.
  34. William Russell. "The Smugglers' Escape." Tales of the Coast Guard. 12 July 1851.
  35. William Russell. "Ally Somers." Tales of the Coast Guard. 2 August 1851.
  36. William Russell. "The Puzzle." Leaves from the Diary of a Law-Clerk. 6 September 1851.
  37. William Russell. "Promises Unfulfilled." Tales of the Coast Guard. 11 October 1851.
  38. William Russell. "Flint Jackson." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 15 November 1851.
  39. William Russell. "The Point of Honor." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 13 December 1851.
  40. William Russell. "The Last Revel." Tales of the Coast Guard. 3 April 1852.
  41. William Russell. "The Monomaniac." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 24 April 1852.
  42. William Russell. "The Counter-Stroke." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 22 May 1852.
  43. William Russell. "The Incendiary." Leaves from the Diary of a Law-Clerk. 5 June 1852.
  44. William Russell. "The Hunchback of Strasbourg." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 19 June 1852.
  45. William Russell. "The Beauty of Barbican." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 1 January 1853.
  46. William Russell. "An Offer of Marriage." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 19 February 1853.
  47. William Russell. "The Partner." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. 3 September 1853.
  48. Amelia B. Edwards. "The Cabaret of the Break of Day." Monsieur Maurice, a New Novelette. 15 July 1854.
  49. William Russell. "The Heir-at-Law." The Heir-at-Law, and Other Tales. 5 August 1854 to 19 August 1854 (weekly).
  50. William Russell. Kirke Webbe, the Privateer Captain. 1 August 1857 to 12 December 1857 (weekly).
  51. Capt. Mayne Reid. Oçeola. 2 January 1858 to 26 June 1858 (weekly).
  52. William Russell. "John Marshall of Fenchurch Street." A Skeleton in Every House. 9 October 1858.
  53. James Payn. The Bateman Household. 7 January 1860 to 14 April 1860 (weekly).
  54. Capt. Mayne Reid. The Wild Huntress. 7 July 1860 to 29 December 1860 (weekly).
  55. James Payn. Richard Arbour. 5 January 1861 to 27 April 1861 (weekly).
  56. James Payn. "To Come in the Evening." Glow-Worm Tales. 5 April 1862.
  57. James Payn. "How I First Met Her." Glow-Worm Tales. 7 February 1863.
  58. James Payn. "An Improvement on a System." Glow-Worm Tales. 9 May 1863.
  59. James Payn. "Lost on Helvellyn." Glow-Worm Tales. 10 October 1863.
  60. James Payn. Lost Sir Massingberd. 2 January 1864 to 16 April 1864 (weekly).
  61. James Payn. "One of Two." Glow-Worm Tales. 9 January 1864.
  62. James Payn. "Dick's Legacy." Glow-Worm Tales. 16 January 1864.
  63. James Payn. Lights and Shadows of London Life. 23 January 1864 to 12 August 1865 (weekly).
  64. John Berwick Harwood. Lord Lynn's Wife. 7 May 1864 to 30 July 1864 (weekly).
  65. James Payn. "A Game of Brag." Glow-Worm Tales. 7 May 1864.
  66. James Payn. Married Beneath Him. 6 August 1864 to 24 December 1864 (weekly).
  67. John Berwick Harwood. Lady Flavia. 7 January 1865 to 3 June 1865 (weekly).
  68. Frances Cashel Hoey. "Buried in the Deep." Buried in the Deep and Other Tales. 4 February 1865 to 25 February 1865 (weekly).
  69. James Payn. The Clyffards of Clyffe. 1 July 1865 to 2 December 1865 (weekly).
  70. James Payn. Mirk Abbey. 6 January 1866 to 26 May 1866 (weekly).
  71. James Payn. "The Lost Art at Classical Seminaries." Glow-Worm Tales. 17 March 1866.
  72. Thomas Wilkinson Speight. Brought to Light. 7 July 1866 to 1 December 1866 (weekly).
  73. John Berwick Harwood. Lord Ulswater. 5 January 1867 to 27 July 1867 (weekly).
  74. Frances Cashel Hoey. "A Shot in the Scrub." Buried in the Deep and Other Tales. 19 January 1867 to 26 January 1867 (weekly).
  75. Emily Jolly. "Gurtha." A Wife's Story, and Other Tales. 2 March 1867 to 30 March 1867 (weekly).
  76. James Payn. Bentinck's Tutor, One of the Family. 3 August 1867 to 14 December 1867 (weekly).
  77. James Payn. Blondel Parva. 2 May 1868 to 29 August 1868 (weekly).
  78. James Payn. A County Family. 1 May 1869 to 18 September 1869 (weekly).
  79. James Payn. Gwendoline's Harvest. 1 January 1870 to 30 April 1870 (weekly).
  80. James Payn. Like Father, Like Son. 2 July 1870 to 17 December 1870 (weekly).
  81. James Payn. Not Wooed, but Won. 7 January 1871 to 24 June 1871 (weekly).
  82. James Payn. Cecil's Tryst. 5 August 1871 to 16 December 1871 (weekly).
  83. Frances Cashel Hoey. "Dulcie's Delusion." Buried in the Deep and Other Tales. 2 September 1871 to 30 September 1871 (weekly).
  84. James Payn. "The Cruise of the Anti-Torpedo." High Spirits, Being Certain Stories Written in Them. 9 September 1871 to 23 September 1871 (weekly).
  85. Frances Cashel Hoey. A Golden Sorrow. 6 January 1872 to 25 May 1872 (weekly).
  86. James Payn. A Woman's Vengeance. 1 June 1872 to 2 November 1872 (weekly).
  87. James Payn. Murphy's Master, and Other Stories. 4 January 1873 to 8 March 1873 (weekly).
  88. John Berwick Harwood. Lady Livingston's Legacy. 6 September 1873 to 31 January 1874 (weekly).
  89. James Payn. The Best of Husbands. 7 February 1874 to 4 July 1874 (weekly).
  90. Frances Cashel Hoey. "The Blossoming of an Aloe." The Blossoming of an Aloe and The Queen's Token. 29 August 1874 to 26 December 1874 (weekly).
  91. James Payn. Walter's Word. 2 January 1875 to 26 June 1875 (weekly).
  92. Capt. Mayne Reid. The Flag of Distress. 7 August 1875 to 25 December 1875 (weekly).
  93. James Payn. Fallen Fortunes. 1 January 1876 to 21 October 1876 (weekly).
  94. Charles Edmund Hall. "On Helvellyn [Dearer than Life]." Cupid's Curse and Other Tales. 10 June 1876.
  95. Emma Newman. The Last of the Haddons. 6 January 1877 to 18 August 1877 (weekly).
  96. John Berwick Harwood. Helena, Lady Harrogate. 5 January 1878 to 31 August 1878 (weekly).
  97. John Berwick Harwood. Young Lord Penrith. 4 January 1879 to 30 August 1879 (weekly).
  98. David Christie Murray. A Life's Atonement. 3 January 1880 to 25 September 1880 (weekly).
  99. John Berwick Harwood. The Merchant Prince. 1 January 1881 to 12 November 1881 (weekly).
  100. David Christie Murray. Val Strange. 7 January 1882 to 16 December 1882 (weekly).
  101. John Berwick Harwood. One False, Both Fair. 6 January 1883 to 27 October 1883 (weekly).
  102. Frederick John Fargus. "The Blatchford Bequest." Bound Together. 3 November 1883 to 24 November 1883 (weekly).
  103. Frederick John Fargus. "Miss Rivers's Revenge." Bound Together. 1 December 1883 to 15 December 1883 (weekly).
  104. Charles Gibbon. By Mead and Stream. 5 January 1884 to 29 November 1884 (weekly).
  105. Frederick John Fargus. "Chewton-Abbot." Chewton-Abbot, and Other Tales. 3 May 1884 to 17 May 1884 (weekly).
  106. Margaret Oliphant. A House Divided Against Itself. 3 January 1885 to 5 December 1885 (weekly).
  107. Grant Allen. In All Shades. 2 January 1886 to 24 September 1886 (weekly).
  108. Sabine Baring-Gould. Richard Cable, the Lightshipman. 1 January 1887 to 31 December 1887 (weekly).
  109. Grant Allen. This Mortal Coil. 7 January 1888 to 13 October 1888 (weekly).
  110. David Christie Murray. John Vale's Guardian. 5 January 1889 to 28 September 1889 (weekly).
  111. William Clark Russell. My Shipmate Louise. 4 January 1890 to 25 October 1890 (weekly).
  112. Grant Allen. Dumaresq's Daughter. 3 January 1891 to 10 October 1891 (weekly).
  113. Walter Besant. The Ivory Gate. 2 January 1892 to 24 September 1892 (weekly).
  114. Grant Allen. Blood Royal. 27 August 1892 to 17 December 1892 (weekly).
  115. Margaret Oliphant. "Isabel Dysart." That Little Cutty and Other Stories. 7 January 1893 to 28 January 1893 (weekly).
  116. James Maclaren Cobban. The Burden of Isabel. 7 January 1893 to 14 October 1893 (weekly).
  117. Evelyn Whitaker. Pomona. 19 August 1893 to 30 December 1893 (weekly).
  118. Grant Allen. At Market Value. 6 January 1894 to 21 July 1894 (weekly).
  119. John Kirkwood Leys. The Lawyer's Secret. 7 July 1894 to 29 December 1894 (weekly).
  120. Anthony Hope. The Chronicles of Count Antonio. 5 January 1895 to 20 April 1895 (weekly).
  121. George Manville Fenn. An Electric Spark. 1 June 1895 to 28 December 1895 (weekly).
  122. John Stafford. "The Vicar of Wrocksley." Doris and I. 23 November 1895.
  123. Walter Besant. The Master Craftsman. 4 January 1896 to 27 June 1896 (weekly).
  124. Margaret Oliphant. "The Adventures of John Percival." A Widow's Tale and Other Stories. 2 May 1896 to 30 May 1896 (weekly).
  125. Guy Boothby. The Fascination of the King. 15 August 1896 to 26 December 1896 (weekly).
  126. Ernest William Hornung. My Lord Duke. 2 January 1897 to 22 May 1897 (weekly).
  127. Fred Whishaw. A Tsar's Gratitude. 5 June 1897 to 27 November 1897 (weekly).
  128. John Buchan. John Burnet of Barns. 4 December 1897 to 30 July 1898 (weekly).
  129. Guy Boothby. The Red Rat's Daughter. 3 December 1898 to 24 June 1899 (weekly).
  130. William Le Queux. Of Royal Blood. 2 December 1899 to 26 May 1900 (weekly).
  131. John Oxenham. Our Lady of Deliverance. 2 June 1900 to 17 November 1900 (weekly).
  132. Louis Becke. Edward Barry, South Sea Pearler. 2 June 1900 to 28 July 1900 (weekly).