Blackie, John Stuart
07/28/1809 - 03/02/1895
University of Edinburgh
Professor of Greek at Edin. Univ.; wrote for Blackwood's Magazine and Foreign Quarterly Review; translated Goethe's Faust and dramas of Aeschylus; author of Lays and Legends of Ancient Greece and many other books. See Boase IV: 415-416, ODNB.
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
03/06/1806 - 06/29/1861
Born Elizabeth Barrett, married Robert Browning, author of many poems including Aurora Leigh, lived many years in Florence. See Boase I: 447, ODNB.
Burton, John Hill
08/22/1809 - 08/10/1881
Barrister; manager of Perth prison; contributor to Blackwood's Magazine; historiographer royal of Scotland; wrote books on bankruptcy and criminal trials; wrote biography of David Hume; wrote history of Scotland, other works. See Boase I: 494-495, ODNB.
Gore, Catherine Frances
02/17/1798 - 01/29/1861
Fashionable novelist, she wrote a dozen plays which appeared on the London stage and contributed hundreds of articles to a variety of periodicals. See Boase I: 1184, ODNB.
Horne, Richard Henry
12/31/1802 - 03/13/1884
Naval midshipman, edited the Monthly Repository (1836-1837), spent much time in Australia; wrote poems, dramas, histories; editor / author of A New Spirit of the Age (1844). See Boase I: 1539, ODNB.
1803 - 03/26/1862
Pembroke College, Oxford
Curate and Vicar, author of The Village poorhouse (1832), The adventures of Sir Frizzle Pumpkin (1836), several dramas including The Mousetrap, various histories. Contributed to several periodicals. See Boase III: 1313, ODNB.
Wilkinson, Charlotte A. M.
Published My Sister Dagmar (1867), Poems (1868), Wayland Well (1871); wrote under the initials C.A.M.W. See Worldcat, 1861 census.