At the Circulating Library Author Information: Harriette Emma Burch

Author: Harriette Emma Burch (1845–1894)

Biography: Harriette Emma Burch was born in 1845 in Westminster, the daughter of cotton dyer George Burch and his wife Jane Burch. As a child, the family moved to Cheshunt where she lived the remainder of her life. In the 1880s, she began writing fiction for the Religious Tract Society and her sister Florence Edith Burch soon followed suit. Neither sister married and Harriette died in 1894.

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References: British Census (1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Wind and Wave Fulfilling his Word: A Story of the Siege of Leyden, 1574.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1884.
  2. Stella Rae: or, The Yoke of Love.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, 1888.
  3. More than Conqueror: or, A Boy's Temptation.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1888.
  4. Jacko: A Story for the Young.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1891.
  5. Ivy's Dream: or, Each One his Brick.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1891.
  6. Ina and Kitty: or, The Little Flower Girl and her Friend.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1892.
  7. Bible Noel: or, One Step Enough.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1893.
  8. Bab: or, Tit for Tat.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1895.