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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Julia Addison

Author: Julia Addison (1826–1878)

Biography: Julia Addison was born in 1826 in Ickenham, Middlesex, the daughter of the Rev. John Addison, LL.B., Rural Dean, and Rector of Ickenham. As a young woman she began an active career as a writer: many of her books were published by S.P.C.K., including Short Memoirs of Eminent Men (1847) and numerous novels for juvenile readers. In addition, she serialized one novel, Florence Hamilton, for adult readers in Ainsworth's Magazine (February 1851–June 1853) and produced two others, The Curate of Wildmere (1847) and Evelyn Lascelles: An Autobiography (1855). In all, she wrote about twenty books. She never married and died in 1878 in London.

References: Times (15 May 1878)

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Curate of Wildmere: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1847.
  2. The History of Mary Grove.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1854.
  3. Evelyn Lascelles: An Autobiography.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1855.
  4. Sister Kate: or, The Power of Influence.  1 vol.  Bath: Binns and Goodwin, 1857.
  5. Effie Vernon: or, Life and its Lessons.  1 vol.  London: E. Marlborough, 1861.
  6. Crow's Nest Farm: A True Tale.  1 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1861.
  7. The Molyneux Family: or, How to do Good. A Tale.  1 vol.  London: E. Marlborough, 1865.
  8. Isabel St. Clair: A Romance of the 17th Century.  1 vol.  London: Remington, 1876.