At the Circulating Library Author Information: Charlotte Adams

Author: Charlotte Adams (1793–1873)

Alternate Name(s): Charlotte Priscilla Coker (maiden name)

Biography: Charlotte Adams was born in 1793, the daughter of John Coker of Bicester in Oxfordshire. In 1826, she married serjeant-at-law John Adams and the couple had four children including novelist Charles Warren Adams. Charlotte was Adams's third wife and she became the step-mother to his first three sons, the third of whom was novelist Henry Cadwallader Adams. Between 1825 and her death in 1873, she wrote several juvenile and children's books.


References: Burke

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Child of the Atlantic.  1 vol.  London: John W. Parker, 1839.
  2. The Etonian, and Geoffrey Selwood.  1 vol.  London: L. Booth, 1841.
  3. Little Servant Maids.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1848.
  4. Edgar Clifton: or, Right and Wrong. A Story of School Life.  1 vol.  Bath: Binns and Goodwin, 1852.
  5. Boys at Home.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1854.
  6. Matilda Lonsdale: or, The Eldest Sister.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1855.
  7. The Errand Boy: or, Your Time is Your Employer's.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1858.
  8. The Useful Little Girl.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1865.
  9. Laura and Lucy: or, The Two Friends.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Warne, 1866.
  10. John Hartley and How He Got on in Life.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1867.