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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: William Alfred Gibbs

Author: William Alfred Gibbs (1819–1900)

Biography: William Alfred Gibbs was born in 1819 in Islington, the son of butcher David Gibbs and his wife Anne Marshall. He became a successful London soap manufacturer. In his spare time he wrote several collections of poems as well as one novel published anonymously. He died on 6 August 1900.

References: British Census (1851, 1861, 1891); Times (21 August 1900)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Wolfern Chace: A Chronicle of 'Days that are no more'.  3 vol.  London: Remington, 1879.