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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Caroline Agnes Drayson

Author: Caroline Agnes Drayson (1816–1900)

Biography: Caroline Agnes Drayson was born in 1816 in Essex, the daughter of engineer William Drayson, who worked at the Royal Gunpowder Factory. Her younger brother was the novelist Alfred Wilks Drayson. Rather late in life, perhaps inspired by her brother, Drayson wrote the single novel, Captain Balfour (1868). She never married and died in 1900.

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References: David R. Beasley, The Canadian Don Quixote (2004); British Census (1881)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Captain Balfour: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1868.