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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: J. M. Callwell

Author: J. M. Callwell (1856–1935)

Alternate Name(s): Josephine Mary Callwell (legal name)

Biography: Josephine Martin Callwell was born in 1856 in Ireland, the daughter of Henry Callwell and his wife Maud (née Martin). She was noted for her juvenile and historical works. She never married and died on 16 February 1935 in Ballycastle, Co. Atrium.

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References: British Census (1891, 1901); Loeber; Probate

Fiction Titles:

  1. Legends of Olden Times: Adapted from the Old German.  1 vol.  London: Newman and Co., 1880.
  2. The Squire's Grandson: A Devonshire Story.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1888.
  3. Dorothy Arden: A Story of England and France Two Hundred Years Ago.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1889.
  4. Town and Country Mice.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1891.
  5. The Rival Princes: A Story of the 14th Century.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1893.
  6. A Champion of the Faith: A Tale of Prince Hal and the Lollards.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1894.