At the Circulating Library Periodical Information: The Leisure Hour

Periodical: The Leisure Hour

History: A weekly before 1881 and a monthly after 1881, price 1d. Illustrated. Full title: The Leisure Hour: An Illustrated Magazine for Home Reading.

References: British Periodicals; DNCJ; Sutherland

Novels and short stories serialized in The Leisure Hour:

  1. George Eliel Sargent. "The Grafton Family." The Grafton Family and Other Tales. 11 August 1853 to 29 September 1853 (weekly).
  2. George Eliel Sargent. Frank Layton. 5 January 1854 to 29 June 1854 (weekly).
  3. George Eliel Sargent. The Marsdens. 4 January 1855 to 10 May 1855 (weekly).
  4. George Eliel Sargent. The Story of a City Arab. 1 January 1857 to 25 June 1857 (weekly).
  5. Carl Heinrich Caspari. The Schoolmaster and his Son. 30 September 1858 to 23 December 1858 (weekly).
  6. Elizabeth Hely Walshe. Golden Hills. 6 January 1859 to 5 May 1859 (weekly).
  7. Brook John Knight. The Captain's Story. 1 September 1859 to 12 July 1860 (weekly).
  8. George Eliel Sargent. The Poor Clerk and his Crooked Sixpence. 6 September 1860 to 13 December 1860 (weekly).
  9. George Eliel Sargent. An Old Sailor's Story. 19 September 1861 to 19 December 1861 (weekly).
  10. Ellen Wood. A Life's Secret. 2 January 1862 to 24 May 1862 (weekly).
  11. George Eliel Sargent. The Franklins. 3 January 1863 to 27 June 1863 (weekly).
  12. Elizabeth Hely Walshe. The Foster-Brothers of Doon. 2 January 1864 to 25 June 1864 (weekly).
  13. George Eliel Sargent. Hurlock Chase. 2 July 1864 to 31 December 1864 (weekly).
  14. Mrs. Prosser. The Awdries and their Friends. 7 January 1865 to 29 April 1865 (weekly).
  15. James Alexander Maitland. Captain Jack. 6 January 1866 to 30 June 1866 (weekly).
  16. George Eliel Sargent. George Burley. 7 July 1866 to 29 December 1866 (weekly).
  17. M. L. Whately. The Story of a Diamond. 6 July 1867 to 14 September 1867 (weekly).
  18. Frances Browne. The Exile's Trust. 5 October 1867 to 14 December 1867 (weekly).
  19. William Henry Giles Kingston. James Braithwaite, the Supercargo. 4 July 1868 to 24 October 1868 (weekly).
  20. Hesba Stretton. David Lloyd's Last Will. 2 January 1869 to 26 June 1869 (weekly).
  21. Katharine Sarah Macquoid. Rookstone. 7 January 1871 to 22 July 1871 (weekly).
  22. William Henry Giles Kingston. Roger Kyffin's Ward. 15 July 1871 to 23 December 1871 (weekly).
  23. George Eliel Sargent. Without Intending It. 6 January 1872 to 29 June 1872 (weekly).
  24. Katharine Sarah Macquoid. Too Soon. 4 January 1873 to 31 May 1873 (weekly).
  25. William Henry Giles Kingston. Won from the Waves. 3 January 1874 to 27 June 1874 (weekly).
  26. S. R. Whitehead. Matthew Morrison. 17 January 1874 to 23 May 1874 (weekly).
  27. Samuel Mossman. The Mandarin's Daughter. 20 June 1874 to 12 December 1874 (weekly).
  28. Thomas Street Millington. Boy and Man. 22 April 1876 to 9 September 1876 (weekly).
  29. Harriette Bowra. A Young Wife's Story. 6 January 1877 to 30 June 1877 (weekly).
  30. Harriette Bowra. "Wait a Year". 4 January 1879 to 21 June 1879 (weekly).
  31. Thomas Street Millington. Straight to the Mark. 5 July 1879 to 27 December 1879 (weekly).
  32. Jules Verne. The Begum's Fortune. 19 July 1879 to 8 November 1879 (weekly).
  33. Jules Verne. The Tribulations of a Chinaman. 24 January 1880 to 19 June 1880 (weekly).
  34. Anne Beale. Idonea. 3 July 1880 to 25 December 1880 (weekly).
  35. Jessie Margaret Edmonston Saxby. Preston Tower. January 1881 to December 1881 (monthly).
  36. Anne Beale. Squire Lisle's Bequest. July 1882 to December 1882 (monthly).
  37. Thomas Street Millington. No Choice. January 1884 to August 1884 (monthly).
  38. William Tighe Hopkins. 'Twixt Love and Duty. May 1885 to December 1885 (monthly).
  39. Margaret Oliphant. A Poor Gentleman. January 1886 to December 1886 (monthly).
  40. Grace L. Keith Johnston. A Hurricane in Petticoats. January 1888 to December 1888 (monthly).
  41. William Tighe Hopkins. The Nugents of Carriconna. January 1889 to October 1889 (monthly).
  42. Grace L. Keith Johnston. The Halletts. November 1889 to October 1890 (monthly).
  43. Stanley John Weyman. The Story of Francis Cludde. November 1890 to October 1891 (monthly).
  44. Grace L. Keith Johnston. In Spite of Herself. November 1891 to July 1892 (monthly).
  45. Elsa D'Esterre Keeling. Orchardscroft. April 1892 to October 1892 (monthly).
  46. Lily Dougall. What Necessity Knows. November 1892 to October 1893 (monthly).
  47. Elsa D'Esterre Keeling. Old Maids and Young. November 1893 to August 1894 (monthly).
  48. Grace L. Keith Johnston. The Indian Uncle. November 1894 to April 1895 (monthly).
  49. Lily Dougall. A Question of Faith. May 1895 to October 1895 (monthly).
  50. Frederick Langbridge. The Dreams of Dania. November 1895 to April 1896 (monthly).
  51. Elisabeth Boyd Bayly. Forestwyk. January 1896 to October 1896 (monthly).
  52. M. E. Palgrave. Between Two Opinions. March 1897 to July 1897 (monthly).
  53. Charles James Lee. Paul Carah Cornishman. November 1897 to April 1898 (monthly).
  54. M. E. Palgrave. Driftwood. November 1897 to July 1898 (monthly).
  55. Ella Edersheim Overton. The Schoolmistress of Haven's End. June 1898 to October 1898 (monthly).
  56. Charles James Lee. Cynthia in the West. May 1899 to October 1899 (monthly).
  57. Walter Besant. The Alabaster Box. October 1899 to March 1900 (monthly).
  58. Louis Becke. Tom Wallis. May 1900 to October 1900 (monthly).
  59. Silas Kitto Hocking. The Awakening of Anthony Weir. November 1900 to October 1901 (monthly).