At the Circulating Library Author Information: Catherine Elizabeth Tylee
Author: Catherine Elizabeth Tylee (1811–1897)
Alternate Name(s): Mrs. George Tylee (married name)
Biography: Catherine Elizabeth Tylee was born in 1811 in Surrey, parentage unknown. She married Major-General George Tylee (who died before 1871). As a widow, she wrote two novels: Amy's Wish (1870) and Hurree de Fontenay (1876). She died in 1897 at her home in Clifton, Bristol.
References: British Census (1871; 1881); Probate; Times (9 August 1897)
- Amy's Wish and What Came of It: A Fairy Tale. 1 vol. London: Griffith and Farran, 1870.
- Hurree de Fontenay: or, All Lost save Honour. A Novel. 3 vol. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876.