At the Circulating Library Periodical Information: Household Words

Periodical: Household Words

History: Published weekly on Saturdays, price 2d. "Conducted" by Charles Dickens. Dickens's son successfully revived the periodical in the 1880s. See entry in Sutherland.

References: British Periodicals; Dickens Journals Online (http://www.djo.org.uk/all-the-year-round.html); DNCJ; Sutherland

Novels and short stories serialized in Household Words:

  1. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Lizzie Leigh." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 30 March 1850 to 13 April 1850 (weekly).
  2. Julia Kavanagh. "An Excellent Opportunity." Seven Years, and Other Tales. 27 July 1850.
  3. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Well of Pen-Morfa." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 16 November 1850 to 23 November 1850 (weekly).
  4. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Heart of John Middleton." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 28 December 1850.
  5. William Moy Thomas. "The Other Garret." When the Snow Falls. 11 January 1851.
  6. William Moy Thomas. "Alice and the Angel." When the Snow Falls. 29 March 1851.
  7. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Disappearances." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 7 June 1851.
  8. William Moy Thomas. "The Island in the River." When the Snow Falls. 28 June 1851 to 12 July 1851 (weekly).
  9. William Moy Thomas. "The Home of the Hundred Blind Men." When the Snow Falls. 22 November 1851.
  10. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Our Society at Cranford." Cranford. 13 December 1851.
  11. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "A Love Affair at Cranford." Cranford. 3 January 1852.
  12. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Memory at Cranford." Cranford. 13 March 1852.
  13. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Visiting at Cranford." Cranford. 3 April 1852.
  14. Wilkie Collins. "A Terribly Strange Bed." After Dark. 24 April 1852.
  15. William Moy Thomas. "A Guest for the Night." When the Snow Falls. 6 November 1852.
  16. William Moy Thomas. "Cogwell's." When the Snow Falls. 27 November 1852.
  17. William Moy Thomas. "Doctor Chillingworth's Prescription." When the Snow Falls. 11 December 1852.
  18. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Old Nurse's Story." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 25 December 1852. (Christmas Number).
  19. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Great Cranford Panic." Cranford. 8 January 1853 to 15 January 1853 (weekly).
  20. William Moy Thomas. "A Shadowy Passion." When the Snow Falls. 5 February 1853.
  21. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Stopped Payment at Cranford." Cranford. 2 April 1853.
  22. Wilkie Collins. "Gabriel's Marriage." After Dark. 16 April 1853 to 23 April 1853 (weekly).
  23. William Moy Thomas. "Myself and my Family." When the Snow Falls. 30 April 1853.
  24. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Friends in Need at Cranford." Cranford. 7 May 1853.
  25. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "A Happy Return to Cranford." Cranford. 21 May 1853.
  26. William Moy Thomas. "The Borrowed Book." When the Snow Falls. 4 June 1853.
  27. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Marie's Fever." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 30 July 1853.
  28. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Two Cousins." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 12 November 1853.
  29. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Morton Hall." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 19 November 1853 to 26 November 1853 (weekly).
  30. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Traits and Stories of the Huguenots." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 10 December 1853.
  31. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "My French Master." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 17 December 1853 to 24 December 1853 (weekly).
  32. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Squire's Story." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 25 December 1853. (Christmas Number).
  33. William Moy Thomas. "A Leaf from the Parish Register." When the Snow Falls. 7 January 1854.
  34. Charles Dickens. Hard Times. 1 April 1854 to 12 August 1854 (weekly).
  35. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Company Manners." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 20 May 1854.
  36. William Moy Thomas. "Miss Furbey." When the Snow Falls. 17 June 1854.
  37. William Moy Thomas. "The Last Howley of Killowen." When the Snow Falls. 15 July 1854.
  38. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Wild and Tame." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 26 August 1854.
  39. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South. 2 September 1854 to 27 January 1855 (weekly).
  40. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Mildred's Lovers." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 11 November 1854.
  41. Wilkie Collins. "The Fourth Poor Traveller." After Dark. 14 December 1854. (Christmas Number).
  42. Wilkie Collins. "Sister Rose." After Dark. 7 April 1855 to 28 April 1855 (weekly).
  43. Wilkie Collins. "The Yellow Mask." After Dark. 7 July 1855 to 28 July 1855 (weekly).
  44. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Accursed Race." Round the Sofa. 25 August 1855.
  45. Emily Jolly. "A Wife's Story." A Wife's Story, and Other Tales. 1 September 1855 to 22 September 1855 (weekly).
  46. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Half a Life-Time Ago." Round the Sofa. 6 October 1855 to 20 October 1855 (weekly).
  47. Wilkie Collins. "The Osler." The Queen of Hearts. 15 December 1855. (Christmas Number).
  48. William Moy Thomas. "Dr. Graves of Warwick Street." When the Snow Falls. 29 December 1855.
  49. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Langthwaite." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 19 January 1856.
  50. Wilkie Collins. A Rogue's Life. 1 March 1856 to 29 March 1856 (weekly).
  51. Wilkie Collins. "The Diary of Anne Rodway." The Queen of Hearts. 19 July 1856 to 26 July 1856 (weekly).
  52. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Poor Clare." Round the Sofa. 13 December 1856 to 27 December 1856 (weekly).
  53. Wilkie Collins. The Dead Secret. 3 January 1857 to 13 June 1857 (weekly).
  54. Wilkie Collins. "The Double-Bedded Room." The Queen of Hearts. 10 October 1857.
  55. William Moy Thomas. "Famine Aboard!." When the Snow Falls. 16 January 1858.
  56. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "My Lady Ludlow." Round the Sofa. 19 June 1858 to 25 September 1858 (weekly).
  57. William Moy Thomas. "Tried Friendship." When the Snow Falls. 9 October 1858.
  58. Wilkie Collins. "A Paradoxical Experience." The Queen of Hearts. 13 November 1858.
  59. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Right at Last." Right at Last and Other Tales. 27 November 1858.
  60. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Manchester Marriage." Right at Last and Other Tales. 7 December 1858. (Christmas Number).
  61. Wilkie Collins. "A New Mind." The Queen of Hearts. 1 January 1859.