Brown, Susan, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, eds. Charlotte O'Conor Eccles entry: Overview screen within Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Online, 2006. <http://orlando.cambridge.org/>. 20 June 2013.
1 November 1863
COCE was born at Roscommon
. She was the fourth daughter in her family, but the elder of the only two children who lived to grow up.
COCE chose the pseudonym 'Hal Godfrey' for her first and best-known novel, The Rejuvenation of Miss Semaphore
COCE published her second and final novel, The Matrimonial Lottery
, with Eveleigh Nash
, under her actual name.