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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Charlotte Bickersteth Wheeler

Author: Charlotte Bickersteth Wheeler (1818–1884)

Alternate Name(s): Cooper (maiden name)

Biography: Charlotte Bickersteth Wheeler was born in 1818 in London, the daughter of clergyman John Cooper, rector of Coppenhall, Cheshire. She was a noted linguist who spoke several modern languages in addition to Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. She was the author of numerous religious works including several novels. In 1853, she married the Rev. John Bleecher Wheeler. She wrote up to her last days. She died in December 1884.

References: British Census (1871, 1881); Norwood News (6 December 1884)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Broad Shadows on Life's Pathway.  1 vol.  London: Seeley, 1861.
  2. The Post of Honour.  1 vol.  London: Seeley, 1863.
  3. Taking the Consequences: A Book for the Present Day.  1 vol.  Manchester: Palmer and Howe, 1867.
  4. Life in the Ghetto: or, The Jewish Physician.  1 vol.  London: Charles J. Thynne, 1872.
  5. Gleams Through the Mists, Literary and Domestic: or, A Story of Two Lives.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1877.