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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Godfrey Burchett

Author: Godfrey Burchett (1863–1941)

Alternate Name(s): Lionel Godfrey Burchett (legal name)

Biography: Lionel Godfrey Burchett was born in 1863 at sea off the coast of South America, the son of Henry Burchett. He attended Berkhamstead School and Wadham College, Oxford. He wrote several novels, often with a co-author including Charles James Wills and Edwin Pugh. In 1885, he married Alice Maria Pyne. After her death, he married May L. Redshaw in 1936. He died in 1941 in Weston-Super-Mare.

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References: British Census (1891, 1901, 1911)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Dominic Penterne.  1 vol.  London: Vizetelly, 1888.
  2. One of the Wicked: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1890.