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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Jeffery Charles Marston

Author: Jeffery Charles Marston (1857–1899)

Alternate Name(s): Jeffrey C. Jeffrey (pseudonym)

Biography: Jeffery Charles Marston was born in 1857, the son of Surgeon-general Jeffery A. Marston. After attending Wellington College, he joined the army in 1877 and rose in rank to major in the Royal Artillery. As a junior officer, he served in the Afghan War (1879–1880). In 1885, he married Edith M. Eardley-Wilmot. Marston wrote his single novel James Vraille (1890) under the pseudonym "Jeffery C. Jeffery." He died on 4 October 1899.

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References: Army and Navy Gazette (7 October 1899); St. James Gazette (25 May 1885)

Fiction Titles:

  1. James Vraille: The Story of a Life.  2 vol.  London: W. H. Allen, 1890.