Morris, Jan. Conundrum. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1974.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Ellis Cornelia Knight||
ECK 's father, Sir Joseph Knight , was a Rear-Admiral of the White squadron. He entered the Royal Navy at the age of fourteen, needing a profession since his family had lost a considerable amount...
|Family and Intimate relationships||J. K. Rowling||
Joanne Rowling's father, Peter Rowling , was an apprentice engineer at the time of his marriage, having met his future wife while working with the Royal Navy . He later worked as an engineer for...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Jan Morris|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Jane Austen||
JA 's two youngest brothers, Francis William and Charles John , both joined the navy as midshipmen, and both ended their successful careers as admirals. While she never left the south of England, they (and...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elma Napier|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Ali Smith||
Don Smith was born in about 1924 and grew up in Newark, Nottinghamshire, where he came from a long line of psychics (he himself claimed to have woken up to see the ghost of...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Anna Brassey||
He was heir to one of the great Victorian railway contractors. He later became an MP and civil lord of the Admiralty, and, like his wife, a published author.
Briggs, Asa. A History of Longmans and Their Books 1724 - 1990. Longevity in Publishing. British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 2008.
Brothers, Barbara, and Julia Gergits, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 166. Gale Research, 1996.
166: 69, 71
|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Stott||
MS (living alone while her husband was in the Navy ) gave birth to her only child, a daughter named Catherine Lindsay Stott , who later became a journalist like both her parents and maternal grandparents.
Stott, Mary. Forgetting’s No Excuse. Faber and Faber, 1973.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Rosemary Sutcliff||
Rosemary's father, George Ernest Sutcliff , was a lieutenant-commander in the Royal Navy , who worked where he was posted (Malta and South Africa as well as around the English coast), so that the family...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Algernon Charles Swinburne||
His father, Admiral Charles Henry Swinburne , served in the Royal Navy .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Barbarina Brand, Baroness Dacre||
Barbarina's father, Sir Chaloner Ogle , was a created a baronet for services to the British Navy ; he was the second distinguished naval officer to bear this complete name. He was known for absent-mindedness...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Joanna Trollope||
JT 's grandfather Rex Hodson became Rector of Minchinhampton in 1928 after service in the Royal Navy . He devoted great energy and enthusiasm to local religious life,
and also loved horses and foxhunting. He...
“The History of St Barnabas Church, Box”. Box Village, Gloucestershire.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Augusta Webster||
Her father, George Davies , was an officer in the Royal Navy who became a Vice-Admiral. He died in November 1876.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
3490 (1894): 355
Rigg, Patricia. Julia Augusta Webster: Victorian Aestheticism and the Woman Writer. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Sarah Grand||
SG 's father, Edward John Bellenden Clarke , came from an East Anglian Quaker family. He himself followed a non-Quaker profession as a lieutenant in the Royal Navy , and was stationed in Ireland as...
|Friends, Associates||Mary, Lady Champion de Crespigny||
MLCC mentions her warm friendships with leading officers of the Royal Navy , whom she knew through her husband's position. A number of writers too, including Mariana Starke , became her personal friends.
Crawford, Elizabeth. “Posts tagged Mariana Starke”. Woman and her Sphere.
2 November 2012
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