Fanny Kemble entry: Overview screen.
27 November 1809
FK was born in London
during public riots (directed at her father) demanding a return to 'Old Prices' in the theatre.
FK admitted to throwing into the fire an 800-page manuscript.
reviewed FK's Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839
(with reflections on slavery), first published some twenty-five years after it was written.
By 8 June 1889
FK published Far Away and Long Ago
, her first and only novel, at the age of eighty.
13 January 1893
FK died in London
at the age of eighty-three.