Elizabeth Grant entry: Overview screen.
Stories (not traced) which EG and her sister Mary
wrote for the The Inspector
, which she later described as "a bundle of rubbish" but which earned them £40, saved their family from financial ruin.
8 May 1845
Towards the end of her two-year stay in France
with her family, Elizabeth Smith (formerly EG) began writing the recollections of her life, which were later published as the popular Memoirs of a Highland Lady
16 November 1885
Elizabeth Smith (formerly EG) died at the age of eighty-nine.
The first public edition of EG's Memoirs of a Highland Lady
appeared, edited and abridged by her niece, Jane Maria Strachey