Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: Blanche Mary Loftus Tottenham (1866–1903)

Alternate Name(s): Sophia Mary Locke (pseudonym)

Biography: Blanche Mary Loftus Tottenham was born in 1866, the eldest daughter of Arthur Loftus Tottenham (1838–1887), M.P., of Glenfarne Hall, Ireland. Her paternal uncle was the author George Loftus Tottenham (1844–1910). In the 1890s, she wrote three novels under the pseudonym "Sophia Mary Locke" before marrying Arthur Ram in 1899. According to her entry in Who's Who, she enjoyed music especially singing and cycling. She died in 1903.


References: Burke; Loeber; Probate; Who's Who (1907)


  1. More Kin than Kind.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1892.
  2. Who Wins--Loses.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1893.
  3. A Heart's Revenge.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1893.