George Douglas entry: Overview screen.
21 August 1842
Lady Gertrude Douglas (who later wrote as GD) was born. She was the eldest in a family that eventually amounted to six children.
By 3 October 1874
George Douglas published her first book, Brown as a Berry: A Novel
, under the pseudonym which she was to use during the earlier stage of her writing career.
George Douglas issued, under her legal name of 'Lady Gertrude Stock', her final novel, with the title A Wasted Life and Marr'd
25 November 1893
Lady Gertrude Stock (the writer GD) died of consumption or lung disease in the hospital of St Joseph's Convent at Hendon
. She was only fifty-one.