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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Caroline Gladstone

Author: Caroline Gladstone (1830–1890)

Alternate Name(s): Sturt (maiden name); Mrs. George Gladstone (familiar name); Jemima Compton (pseudonym)

Biography: Caroline Gladstone was born in 1830 in Clapham, the daughter of Henry and Anne Sturt. In 1854, she married author George Gladstone. Following her husband, Gladstone turned to writing and produced several works of fiction over the next decade and a half. She died in 1890.

References: Allibone; British Census (1871, 1881)

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Ups and Downs of an Old Maid's Life.  1 vol.  London: Bell and Daldy, 1868.
  2. Helen: or, Temper and its Consequences.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1868.
  3. The Boy who Wondered: or, Jack and Minnchen.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1869.
  4. Gold and Tinsel: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1870.
  5. Norwegian Stories: Watchman Halfdan and his Little Granddaughter; and Fisherman Niels.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1871.
  6. Tom Gillies: The Knots he Tied and Untied.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1873.
  7. Uncle Max: The Soldier of the Cross. A German Tale.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1873.
  8. Waiting for Sailing Orders: Fisher-Life at the Land's End.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1873.
  9. Stick to the Raft.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1875.
  10. Found and Burnt.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1876.
  11. Wives and their Husbands.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1881.
  12. Mrs. Woodruffe's Refuge: or, "Mother it-is-Written".  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1883.