Jessie Fothergill entry: Overview screen.
JF's most popular and best-known work, The First Violin
, was serialised anonymously in Temple Bar
. After this it appeared in three volumes with her initials. Later editions carried her name.
28 July 1891
Soon after her fortieth birthday, JF died suddenly at Bern
on her way home from Italy
JF's last novel, Oriole's Daughter
, was published in London in three volumes two years after her death (having appeared at New York
the year before).