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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Amelia Gillispie Smyth

Author: Amelia Gillispie Smyth (1788–1876)

Alternate Name(s): Keith (maiden name)

Biography: Amelia Gillespie Smyth was born in Vienna, the daughter of diplomat Sir Robert Murray Keith. She married Robert Gillespie, who later assumed the name Smyth.

References: DNB (Sir Robert Murray Keith)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Selwyn in Search of a Daughter and Other Tales.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1835.
  2. Fit to be a Duchess: With other stories of Courage and Principle.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1860.