Author: William Heard Hillyard
Author: William Heard Hillyard (1811–1870)
Biography: William Heard Hillyard was born in 1811 in Kineson, Warkwickshire, the son of George and Elizabeth Hillyard. He trained as a surgeon. In 1838, he married Elizabeth Catherine Sharp. He was a long-time resident of Kent where he practiced. In his spare moments, he wrote a few novels and contributed to periodicals. He died in 1870 in Camberwell.
References: British Census (1851)
- Recollections of a Physician: or, Episodes of Life. Collected from Thirty Years' Practice. 1 vol. London: Ward, Lock, 1861.
- Tales in the Cabin: or, Nights on the Ocean. 1 vol. London: Ward, Lock, 1861.
- The Captive's Daughter and Other Stories. 1 vol. London: Groombridge, 1863.
- Reginald Vernon: or, The Fatal Likeness. 2 vol. London: Routledge, 1887.