At the Circulating Library Author Information: Camilla Needham

Author: Camilla Needham (1803–1862)

Biography: Camilla Needham was born in 1803 in London, the daughter of Samuel Bosanquet of Dingestow Court, Monmouth. Her eldest brother was barrister and writer Samuel Richard Bosanquet (1800–1882). In 1836, she married William Needham of Lenton House, Nottingham and the couple had two daughters. She wrote the single novel, Ada: A Tale (1838) and a few shorter pamphlets. She died in 1862. Note: this identification is highly probable but not certain.

References: British Census (1851); Burke; DNB (S. R. Bosanquet)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Ada: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1838.