Periodical Information At the Circulating Library

Periodical: Household Words

History: Published weekly on Saturdays, price 2d. "Conducted" by Charles Dickens. Dickens's son successfully revived the periodical in the 1880s. See entry in Sutherland.

References: British Periodicals; Dickens Journals Online (http://www.djo.org.uk/all-the-year-round.html); DNCJ; Sutherland

Novels and short stories serialized in Household Words:

  1. Julia Kavanagh. "An Excellent Opportunity." Seven Years, and Other Tales. 27 July 1850 (weekly).
  2. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Lizzie Leigh." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 30 March-13 April 1850 (weekly).
  3. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Well of Pen-Morfa." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 16-23 November 1850 (weekly).
  4. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Heart of John Middleton." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 28 December 1850.
  5. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Cranford. December 1851-May 1853 (weekly; discontinuous).
  6. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Disappearances." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 7 June 1851.
  7. Wilkie Collins. "A Terribly Strange Bed." After Dark. 24 April 1852.
  8. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Old Nurse's Story." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. Christmas Number 1852.
  9. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Marie's Fever." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 30 July 1853 (weekly).
  10. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Two Cousins." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 12 November 1853 (weekly).
  11. Wilkie Collins. "Gabriel's Marriage." After Dark. 16-23 April 1853 (weekly).
  12. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Morton Hall." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 19-26 November 1853 (weekly).
  13. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Traits and Stories of the Huguenots." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 10 December 1853.
  14. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "My French Master." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 17-24 December 1853 (weekly).
  15. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Squire's Story." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. Christmas Number 1853.
  16. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Wild and Tame." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 26 August 1854 (weekly).
  17. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Mildred's Lovers." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 11 November 1854 (weekly).
  18. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South. 2 September 1854-27 January 1855 (weekly).
  19. Charles Dickens. Hard Times. 1 April-12 August 1854 (weekly).
  20. Wilkie Collins. "The Fourth Poor Traveller." After Dark. Christmas Number 1854.
  21. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Company Manners." Lizzie Leigh and Other Tales. 20 May 1854.
  22. Emily Jolly. "A Wife's Story." A Wife's Story, and Other Tales. 1 September-22 September 1855 (weekly).
  23. Wilkie Collins. "Sister Rose." After Dark. 7-28 April 1855 (weekly).
  24. Wilkie Collins. "The Yellow Mask." After Dark. 7-28 July 1855 (weekly).
  25. Wilkie Collins. "The Osler." The Queen of Hearts. Christmas Number 1855.
  26. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Accursed Race." Round the Sofa. 25 August 1855.
  27. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Half a Life-Time Ago." Round the Sofa. 6-20 October 1855 (weekly).
  28. Eliza Lynn Linton. "Langthwaite." With a Silken Thread, and Other Stories. 19 January 1856 (weekly).
  29. Wilkie Collins. A Rogue's Life. 1-29 March 1856 (weekly).
  30. Wilkie Collins. "The Diary of Anne Rodway." The Queen of Hearts. 19-26 July 1856 (weekly).
  31. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Poor Clare." Round the Sofa. 13-27 December 1856 (weekly).
  32. Wilkie Collins. The Dead Secret. 3 January 1857-13 June 1857 (weekly).
  33. Wilkie Collins. "The Double-Bedded Room." The Queen of Hearts. 10 October 1857.
  34. Wilkie Collins. "A Paradoxical Experience." The Queen of Hearts. 13 November 1858.
  35. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "Right at Last." Right at Last and Other Tales. 27 November 1858.
  36. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "The Manchester Marriage." Right at Last and Other Tales. Christmas Number.
  37. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. "My Lady Ludlow." Round the Sofa. 19 June-25 September 1858 (weekly).
  38. Wilkie Collins. "A New Mind." The Queen of Hearts. 1 January 1859.