Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Joseph Middleton (1818–1871)
Biography: Joseph Middleton was born in 1818 near Leeds, the son of Joseph Middleton of Grove House. He studied law and became a barrister. Later, he served as the recorder of Scarborough. Besides a collection of poems (1840), he wrote three novels. His third novel, in particular, took on the deceased wife's sister controversy. He died in 1871 near Leeds.