Henry Wood

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Standard Name: Wood, Henry,, 1809 - 1866

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Family and Intimate relationships Ellen Wood
Ellen Price married Henry Wood (banker, shipping owner, and member of the British consular service) at Whittington, a suburb of Worcester.
Wood, C. W. Memorials of Mrs. Henry Wood. R. Bentley and Son, 1895.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Ellen Wood
EW 's husband, Henry Wood , died, with, she wrote, shocking unexpectedness.
EW wrote of her husband's death as recent on 16 January 1866. The belief that he died that year comes from an article...
Family and Intimate relationships Ellen Wood
In his biography Charles Wood indicates that EW might have regretted her marriage, or regretted at least leaving her family. He wonders: [h]ad she quite realised all the transition meant, would she have found the...
Publishing Ellen Wood
Throughout the 1850s EW contributed anonymous journalistic sketches and short stories to Bentley's Miscellany and the New Monthly Magazine. The latter printed nearly sixty of her stories between 1851 and 1856. In later stories...
Publishing Ellen Wood
In the year that EW 's husband, Henry , is generally said to have died, one of her novels, Elster's Folly, appeared under the usual form of her name, heralded by a brief, intense...
Wealth and Poverty Ellen Wood
At some point in the early 1850s, some unspecified event prompted Henry Wood to withdraw from business. It may be that he lost his job, or went bankrupt: it sounds as if the family were...

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