Author: Thorpe Talbot
Author: Thorpe Talbot (1851–1923)
Alternate Name(s): (pseudonym); Frances Ellen Talbot (legal name); Ward (married name)
Biography: Frances Ellen Talbot was born in Yorkshire in 1850. As a child, her mother and she emigrated to Australia. She later moved to Dunedin, New Zealand where she became a writer, penning the novel Philiberta (1883) under the pseudonym "Thorpe Talbot". She married late in life and died in Dunedin in 1923.
References: Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature
- Philiberta: A Novel. 1 vol. London: Ward, Lock, 1883.
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