Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Sarah Birkbeck Nevins (1824–1877)
Biography: Sarah Birkbeck Nevins was born in 1824 in Wakefield, the daughter of merchant John Jowitt Nevins (1786–1870) and Hannah Birkbeck and grand-daughter of Leeds merchant Pim Nevins (1756–1833). Relatively late in life she turned to fiction with the novel Charming Money (1875). According to the title page, she was also the author of Who Wins and other books, however none of the titles can be traced. She died in 1877 in Brookbank, Cheltenham.
References: Allibone; Leeds Mercury (2 June 1877)