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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Dorothea Mary Corbould

Author: Dorothea Mary Corbould (1849–1928)

Biography: Dorothea Mary Corbould was born in 1849 in London, the daughter of artist Alfred Hitchens Corbould and Mary Grace Keene (herself the sister of artist Charles Samuel Keene). Little is known of her early life. In 1881, she worked as a governess for the Southam family in Westmoreland. A few years later, she wrote a novel, Loyal Hearts (1883). In the following years she two more novels and a children's book. She never married and died in 1928.

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References: British Census (1881; 1901); George Poulter, The Corbould Genealogy (1935)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Loyal Hearts: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Remington, 1883.
  2. A Father's Sin.  1 vol.  London: William Stevens, 1897.