At the Circulating Library Author Information: William Aubrey Chandler

Author: William Aubrey Chandler (1838–1909)

Biography: William Aubrey Chandler was born in 1838 in Rotherhithe, Surrey, the son of Thomas Chandler. In 1870, Chandler married Charlotte Susannah Little and the couple had no children. In the 1870s, Chandler published two novels and two poetic works. None made any mark on the public. He and his wife became successful character actors on the London and provincial stage. Chandler wrote at least one play, Ribston's Ride produced at the Novelty in 1897 (one performance). He died in 1909.


References: British Census (1881, 1901); The Green Room Book: or, Who's Who on the Stage (1906); J. P. Waring, The London Stage 1890–1899 (2014)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Not to be Broken: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1874.
  2. Thrice: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: E. W. Allen, 1876.