At the Circulating Library Author Information: George Bartram

Author: George Bartram (1853–1915)

Alternate Name(s): (pseudonym); Henry Atton (legal name)

Biography: Henry Atton was born in 1853 in Oakham, Rutland, the son of George and Sarah Atton. He worked in London as a customs official. In his spare time, he wrote fiction under the pseudonym "George Bartram" beginning with The People of Clopton (1897). He followed it with several more novels, two collections of verse, and a handbook on customs (under his own name). In 1881, he married Mary Jane Cooper and the couple had two children. He died in 1915.


References: British Census (1881); J. A. Murphy, The Church of Ireland in Co. Kerry (n.d.); pers inf (Alan Regin)

Fiction Titles:

  1. The People of Clopton.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1897.
  2. The White-headed Boy.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1898.
  3. The Thirteen Evenings.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1901.