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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Amelia Eleanora Schlötel

Author: Amelia Eleanora Schlötel (1832–1912)

Alternate Name(s): A. E. Schlötel (familiar name)

Biography: Amelia Eleanora Schötel was born in 1832 in New Cross, Surrey, the daughter of stockbroker Charles Schlötel and his wife Sophia. Her father died when she was a child. For the majority of her life, she lived with her mother in London and with her uncle after her mother's death in 1870. In the 1880s, she wrote two novels, the second of which was dedicated to her friend Marion E. Robertson with whom she lived in the 1891 census. She never married and died on 29 March 1912 in Hastings.

References: British Census (1841, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891); South London Press (17 December 1870); Sun (29 April 1841)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Still a Wife's Sister: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1886.
  2. Who is Vera?: A Novel, Wherein English and Russian Lives are Interwoven.  3 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1888.