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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Henry Barton Baker

Author: Henry Barton Baker (1835–1906)

Biography: Henry Barton Baker was born in 1835. He worked as a miscellaneous writer of journalism, biography, popular works about the stage, and fiction. His novel Strafford: A Romance is a historical novel about the English Revolution. By the late 1890s he was receiving money from the Royal Literary Fund and the Press Fund, including a £30 pension. He died in 1906.

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References: Nigel Cross, The Common Writer (1985); Loeber; RLF (case number 2118)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Strafford: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1878.
  2. Margaret Grey: An Episode in a Life.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896.