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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Jane Hunter Jamieson

Author: Jane Hunter Jamieson (1831–1902)

Biography: Jane Hunter Jamieson was born in 1831 in Westruther, Scotland, the eldest child of the minister Robert Jamieson, D.D. and his wife Elizabeth Jamieson. The family moved to Glasgow when her father became minister of St. Paul's. She never married and lived with her parents or sisters for her whole life. She wrote a handful of novels which attained a moderate success. She died in Glasgow in 1902.

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References: British Census (1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901); DNB (Robert Jamieson)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Lost and Found: A Temperance Tale.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1866.
  2. Dalmeny: or, The Laird's Secret.  1 vol.  London: Charles Griffin, 1867.
  3. Sir John's Ward: or, The Heiress of Gladdiswoode. A Quiet Chronicle of Country Life.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: William Oliphant and Co., 1889.
  4. Mr. Mackenzie's Wedding: A Short Chronicle of Colston.  1 vol.  London: Oliphant, 1893.