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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Frederick Marshall

Author: Frederick Marshall (1825–1905)

Alternate Name(s): Adolphus Frederick Marshall (alternate name)

Biography: Adolphus Frederick Marshall was born around 1825 in London, the son of John Marshall. His eldest brother was the Tractarian Thomas William Marshall (1818–1877). Marshall was a long-time resident of France where he wrote a series on "French Home Life" for Blackwood's Magazine and organized relief after the siege of Paris. He worked for the Japanese government and assisted them in setting up diplomatic relations in Europe, himself being attached to their legation in Paris. In 1877, he married Marie Louisa Kuenzer. After his retirement, he wrote two novels. He died on 12 May 1905 in Steyning.

References: British Census (1891, 1901); London and China Express (19 May 1905)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Claire Brandon: A Novel.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1890.
  2. It Happened Yesterday: A Novel.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1891.