30 September 1832
Charlotte Elizabeth Lawson Cowan (later CR) was born at The Barn
, County Antrim
, in the 'blacknorth' of Ireland
(as she later called it), the youngest daughter in her family.
6 August 1877
Wybert Reeve's dramatisation of CR's George Geith
was produced at the Theatre Royal at the holiday resort of Scarborough
, with Reeve in the title role.
CR's final publication was a full-length novel, The Footfall of Fate
, set around Chertsey
24 September 1906
CR died in her seventies, of her "terrible and painful" breast cancer,
. It was her forty-ninth wedding anniversary.