26 November 1827
Emily Jane Davis (later EJP) was born in Montgomeryshire
, the eldest of three daughters.
Encouraged artistically by her father, at fifteen the future EJP produced The Holly Branch, An Album for 1843
, a privately printed collection of her stories and melodies.
EJP published Poems
, the collection that proved her greatest critical success.
EJP published a collection of sonnets entitled Flowers of the Night
23 January 1890
EJP died of pneumonia at her home in Putney
, a year and a day after the death of her husband.