FET was born aboard a paddle steamer in Delaware Bay
; she was the eldest of a family of four, of whom three girls survived.
By 25 August 1866
As 'A New Writer', Frances Eleanor Ternan (who became FET in October that year) published Aunt Margaret's Trouble
, her first novel, and the only one not to bear her name.
FET published her last work, a biography of her mother-in-law, Frances Trollope: Her Life and Literary Work from George III to Victoria
14 August 1913
FET died, aged nearly eighty, at Southsea
, where she had been living with her sister Ellen