Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: Augustus Charles Bickley (1857–1902)

Biography: Augustus Charles Bickley was born in 1857 in Birmingham. By his early twenties he was working as an author and journalist in London. Bickley wrote popular biographies of Archibald Campbell Tait (the Archbishop of Canterbury) in 1882 and George Fox the Quaker in 1884 as well as contributing to The Dictionary of National Biography. In addition, he wrote two undistinguished novels. He died in 1902 in London.

References: British Census (1881, 1891, 1901)


  1. Midst Surrey Hills: A Rural Story.  3 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1890.
  2. Handfasted.  3 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1890.