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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Edith Maud Nicholson

Author: Edith Maud Nicholson (1864–1944)

Biography: Edith Maud Nicholson was born in 1864 in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, the daughter of the Rev. William Nicholson, vicar of Meerbrook. She was educated in a ladies' seminary and in Geneva. She wrote one novel in the Victorian period, Bent on Conquest (1892). She never married and moved to northern England by the turn of the century. Later in life, she wrote another two novels in the 1920s. She died in 1944 in Derbyshire.

References: British Census (1881, 1901, 1911); Rupert Simms, Bibliotheca Staffordiensis (1894)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Bent on Conquest.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1892.