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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Harriet Emily Colvile

Author: Harriet Emily Colvile (1843–1932)

Biography: Harriett Emily Colvile was born 1855 in Leek Wotton, Warwickshire, the only daughter of clergyman Frederick Leigh Colvile and his wife Caroline. In the 1890s, she began writing fiction, mostly title aimed at young adult readers. For the latter part of her life she lived in Bournemouth. She never married and died on 3 October 1932 in Bournemouth.

References: British Census (1871, 1911); Coventry Herald (14 October 1932)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Flower Voices.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1890.
  2. Wafted Seeds.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1891.
  3. The Way She Trod: A Study.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1892.
  4. My Grandmother's Album.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1897.
  5. Clipped Wings.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1899.
  6. Life's Anchor: A Tale of the Days of Dr. Johnson and Hannah More.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1900.