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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Gwendolen Pryce

Author: Gwendolen Pryce (1868–1934)

Alternate Name(s): Edith Gwendolen Pryce (legal name)

Biography: Edith Gwendolen Pryce was born in 1868 in Penmachno, Wales, the daughter of the Rev. Hugh Lewis Pryce, rector of Llanfairynghornwy. Little is known about her early life and education. Her elder sister Margaret Jennette Pryce was the novelist Daisy Hugh Pryce. By the turn of the century, Pryce followed her sister's lead and wrote three novels beginning with John Jones, Curate (1901). Pryce lived most of her later life in her native Wales. She never married and died in 1934.

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References: British Census (1861, 1871, 1891, 1901, 1911); Cambrian (28 March 1902)

Fiction Titles:

  1. John Jones, Curate.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1901.