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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Charles Cuyler Anderson

Author: Charles Cuyler Anderson (1820–1874)

Biography: The Rev. Charles Cuyler Anderson was born in 1820 in Clifton, the son of army officer Henry Anderson and Laetitia Abbot. His father was wounded at Waterloo and served as the superintendent of the Invalid Depot at Chatham. Anderson attended Pembroke College, Cambridge and entered holy orders. He was the long-time curate of Gillingham, Kent. Anderson only wrote the single book, the historical novel Harold Leicester (1858). He never married and died in 1874 in Wingham, Kent.

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References: Alumni Cantabrigienses; British Census (1861, 1871)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Harold Leicester: or, The Latter Days of Henry VII. An Historical Romance.  2 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1858.