Isabella Hamilton Robinson entry: Overview screen.
27 February 1813
Isabella Hamilton Walker (who later wrote as IHR) was born in Bloomsbury
From 1849 to 1855
In her personal diary during these years, IHR recorded her feelings about her frustrating home life and her uninspired marriage, but more especially her romantic longings, and her friendship, infatuation, and affair with Edward Lane
, a younger, married doctor.
23 September 1887
Three days after discovering an infected abscess on one of her thumbs, IHR died from septicaemia. She was seventy years old, and forty years had gone by since her scandalous divorce.