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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

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.

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References: British Census (1851)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Recollections of a Physician: or, Episodes of Life. Collected from Thirty Years' Practice.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1861.
  2. Tales in the Cabin: or, Nights on the Ocean.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1861.
  3. The Captive's Daughter and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Groombridge, 1863.
  4. Reginald Vernon: or, The Fatal Likeness.  2 vol.  London: Routledge, 1887.