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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: John Ingram Lockhart

Author: John Ingram Lockhart (1812–1889)

Biography: John Ingram Lockhart was born in 1812 in Hawkshead, Lancashire. He spent his early life in Holland. According to his obituary, Lockhart was "a familiar figure for years in the Reading Room of the British Museum" where he researched his history of Athens and his translation work. He wrote a single novel, the gothic-flavored The Wife's Peril (1867). He died in 1889 in London.

References: Athenaeum (17 August 1889); British Census (1881)

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Wife's Peril: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1867.