Christian Isobel Johnstone entry: Overview screen.
12 June 1781
Christian Isobel Tod or Todd (later Johnstone) was born in Edinburgh
only a couple of weeks after her parents married.
Christian Isobel McLeish (later Johnstone) anonymously issued what may or may not be her first book: a four-volume novel, The Saxon and the Gael; or, The Northern Metropolis: including a view of the Lowland and Highland Character
By April 1815
Christian Isobel McLeish (later Johnstone) published, through a conger of publishers in Edinburgh
, and Dublin
, her ground-breaking Clan-Albin: A National Tale
26 August 1857
CIJ died at her Edinburgh
home, of bronchitis and heart disease; her husband
followed her only about two months later.