Author: Mary Catherine Jackson
Author: Mary Catherine Jackson (1827–1914)
Biography: Mary Catherine Jackson was born in 1827 in Newport, Shropshire, the daughter of barrister William Owen Jackson and his wife Catherine Elizabeth Bishton. Her mother died when she was a child. In addition to a travel book, Jackson wrote three novels. When her brother Standish Radley Jackson died, she became the guardian of his two children. Jackson never married and died on 8 March 1914 in Southampton.
References: British Census (1881, 1901, 1911); Hampshire Advertiser (28 March 1914); Probate
- The Story of my Wardship. 3 vol. London: Bentley, 1856.
- Maud Skillicorne's Penance: A Tale. 2 vol. London: Smith, Elder, 1858.
- A Chaperon's Cares. 2 vol. London: Smith, Elder, 1878.