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Author: Dalrymple James Belgrave (1851–1922)

Biography: Dalrymple James Belgrave was born in 1851 in Portsea Island, Hampshire, the second son of Commander Thomas Belgrave, R.N., of Kilworth, Leicestershire. He attended Cambridge University where he earned a B.A. then studied law at the Inner Temple. Belgrave was called to the bar in 1876. In 1893 he married Isabella Richardson—one of the couple's children is Sir Charles Dalrymple Belgrave. Belgrave wrote three novels about horse racing: A Great Turf Fraud: A Queer Story of the St. Leger (1888), Jack Warleigh: A Tale of the Turf and the Law (1891), and Turf and Veldt (1893). He died in 1922 on the Isle of Wight.

References: Times (4 May 1922)

Titles:

  1. Luck at the Diamond Fields.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1887.
  2. A Great Turf Fraud: A Queer Story of the St. Leger.  1 vol.  London: James Hogg, 1888.
  3. Jack Warleigh: A Tale of the Turf and the Law.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1891.
  4. Turf and Veldt.  1 vol.  London: A. P. Marsden, 1893.