At the Circulating Library Author Information: Emily Bowles

Author: Emily Bowles (1818–1904)

Biography: Emily Bowles came from a wealthy family in Abingdon, Berkshire. Her brother was the Roman Catholic convert Frederick Bowles and she herself converted in 1843. Bowles met Cardinal Newman in 1840 and kept up a life-long correspondence with the prelate. She wrote and translated fiction.

References: Edward Short, Newman and his Contemporaries (T. & T. Clark, 2011)

Fiction Titles:

  1. St. Martha's Home: or, Work for Women.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1864.
  2. Irish Diamonds: or, A Chronicle of Peterstown.  1 vol.  London: Thomas Richardson and Son, 1864.
  3. In the Camargue.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1873.