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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: H. Bouverie Pigott

Author: H. Bouverie Pigott (1840–1912)

Alternate Name(s): Harriett Bouverie Pigott (legal name)

Biography: Harriett Bouverie Pigott was born around 1840 (or possibly 1829) in County Antrim, Ireland, one of several sisters. Her early life cannot be traced. At an early age, she wrote a few novels, beginning with Walter Chetwynd (1862). By the 1881 census, she lived with two sisters in Chelsea; by the 1901 census, they had moved to Brighton. She never married and died there on 5 March 1912.

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References: British Census (1881, 1901, 1911); Loeber; Probate; Wellesley

Fiction Titles:

  1. Walter Chetwynd: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: W. Kent and Co., 1862.
  2. Grace Clifford: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1865.
  3. The Cravens of Cravenscroft.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1873.