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Annie Tinsley began as a poet and was forced by financial need to become a novelist and short-story writer. The antiquarian Henry Peet lists thirteen principal works; others appeared in local periodicals, and some are untraced.
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11 January 1808 AT was born Annette Turner at Preston in Lancashire, "one of the numerous offspring of a hasty, an early, an ill-assorted, and ill-considered marriage." Bibliographic Citation link.
1827 The teenage Annette Turner (later AT) published her first volume this year, under her own name: The Children of the Mist, The Conqueror, and Other Poems. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 15 January 1848 When she was already well into her novel-writing career, AT (as 'Mrs Charles Tinsley') published a second poetry volume, Lays for the Thoughtful and the Solitary. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
20 January 1885 AT died, in her late seventies, at Gravesend in Kent. Bibliographic Citation link.
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