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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Charles Tregenna

Author: Charles Tregenna (1810–1878)

Biography: Charles Tregenna was born in 1810 in East Looe, Cornwall, the son of Henry Tregenna (d. 1861). He worked as a draper and served as a local alderman. He married first Miss Rowe of Hendersick and second (in 1854) Bridget Williams Rowett. The couple lived at Tregertha, East Looe. In 1876, Tregenna wrote an undistinguished historical novel set in Cornwall, Lascare, a Tale. He died in 1878 at home.

References: Bibliotheca Cornubiensis; British Census (1861, 1871)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Lascare: A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1875.