At the Circulating Library Author Information: Elizabeth Furlong Shipton Harris

Author: Elizabeth Furlong Shipton Harris (1822–1852)

Biography: Elizabeth Furlong Shipton Harris was born in 1822. As a young woman, she converted to Roman Catholocism; later in life, she returned to the Church of England. As a Roman Catholic, she wrote two polemical fictional works: From Oxford to Rome (1847) and Rest in the Church (1848). The former work instigated John Henry Newman to write Loss and Gain (1848). She died in 1852.

References: Boase; Wellesley

Fiction Titles:

  1. From Oxford to Rome, and How it Fared with Some Who Made the Journey.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1847.
  2. Rest in the Church.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1848.