At the Circulating Library Author Information: Jessy E. Greenwood

Author: Jessy E. Greenwood (1856–1931)

Biography: Jessy E. Greenwood was born in 1856 in London, the daughter of novelist and editor Frederick Greenwood. Her early life cannot be traced. As an adult, she penned two works for fiction and seemingly gave up literary work altogether. She never married and live most of her life with her siblings Edgar and Kate. She died in 1931.


References: British Census (1881, 1891, 1901, 1911)

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Moon Maiden and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1886.
  2. Nelly Blythe: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1890.