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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Frances Mary Sibthorpe

Author: Frances Mary Sibthorpe (1799–1878)

Alternate Name(s): Pinchard (maiden name)

Biography: Frances Mary Sibthorpe was born on 22 January 1799 in Taunton, the daughter of John Pinchard and his wife Elizabeth. In 1825, she married the solicitor John Allen Sibthorpe and the couple had five children. She published anonymously the single novel Home is Home (1851) subsequently reprinted in 1857 under her own name. She lived in Brighton and died there on 15 June 1878.

References: British Census (1851, 1861, 1871); Taunton Courier (1878)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Home is Home: A Domestic Tale.  1 vol.  London: William Pickering, 1851.