At the Circulating Library Author Information: Henry Owgan
Author: Henry Owgan (1819–1885)
Biography: Henry Owgan was born in 1819 near Cork, Ireland. He attended Trinity College, Dublin, between 1832 and 1838, eventually earning a doctorate. For a few years, he worked as a headmaster at the Royal Grammar School of Banagher then as a classical moderator at Trinity College. He was a prolific translator and editor of the classics. In addition, he wrote a three fictional works. At some point in the 1870s, he moved to London where he died in 1885. He successfully applied to the Royal Literary Fund several times.
References: British Census (1881); British Controversialist (1863); RLF (case number 1311)
- The Life of a Collegian: A Novel. 2 vol. London: C. J. Skeet, 1853.
- Out on the World: A Novel. 3 vol. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1856.
- My First Romance and Other Tales. 1 vol. London: James Blackwood, 1859.
- The Long Run: A Novel. 1 vol. London: L. Booth, 1860.