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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Florence Edith Burch

Author: Florence Edith Burch (1856–1918)

Biography: Florence Edith Burch was born in 1856 in Cheshunt, the daughter of cotton dyer George Burch and his wife Jane Burch. In the 1880s, she began writing fiction for the Religious Tract Society, following in the footsteps of her elder sister Harriette Emma Burch. Neither sister married and Florence died in 1918.

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References: British Census (1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Joseph Adams: or, Two Ways of Facing Life.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1886.
  2. Therefore: or, Nessie's Ideal.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1888.
  3. Farmer Bluff's Dog Blazer: or, At the Eleventh Hour.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1889.
  4. Annie's "Yes": The Saving of Him.  1 vol.  London: George Cauldwell, 1890.
  5. Two Little Fortune-Hunters: or, Where Duty Calls.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1890.
  6. Rollo and Tricksy: The Story of a Little Boy and Girl.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1891.
  7. Dick and Harry and Tom: or, "For Our Reaping By-and-by".  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1891.
  8. Ragged Simon: or, Monkey's Inheritance.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1892.
  9. Chris Willoughby: or, Against the Current. A Tale for Boys.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1893.
  10. Josh Jobson: or, "Pards".  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1894.