Sir Frederick Napier Broome

Standard Name: Broome, Sir Frederick Napier
Pseudonym: F**

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Cultural formation Mary Anne Barker
Brought up in the Church of England , she drew deeply on her religious faith at such terrible times as that in India when her first husband died,
Gilderdale, Betty. The Seven Lives of Lady Barker. Canterbury University Press, 2009.
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or that in New Zealand when...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Anne Barker
Sir Frederick Napier Broome died in a London nursing home aged fifty-four, of massive infection caused by diabetes. His wife MAB (now at last Lady Broome) was in constant, agonised attendance, just as when her...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Anne Barker
Before leaving Western Australia, Sir Frederick Napier Broome had already developed diabetes. It was finally diagnosed in mid-1896, by which time he was rapidly deteriorating. Diagnosis brought no hope of cure. By the time he...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Anne Barker
After four years as a widow, MAB married (at Prees in Shropshire) Frederick Napier Broome , a clergyman's son who made his living as a sheep farmer in New Zealand.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Anne Barker
Back in London with her second husband in 1869, MAB embarked on a career in journalism, whose successful launch she attributed to the kindness of friends: George Grove , editor of Macmillan's Magazine (whom...
Other Life Event Mary Anne Barker
An unprecedented fall of snow began, which wiped out sheep ranchers on the Canterbury Plains in New Zealand, MAB and her second husband among them. Half a million sheep perished in the snow and...
Publishing Mary Anne Barker
The Times opened an extraordinary collaboration by MAB and her husband Frederick Broome : in four nights and three days they produced a series of researched articles on pamphlets from the Franco-Prussian War.
Broome, Sir Frederick Napier. “Tracts bearing on the War between France and Germany”. Times, translated by. Mary Anne Barker, No. 27177, p. 4.
4
Barker, Mary Anne. Colonial Memories. Smith, Elder, 1904.
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Reception Mary Louisa Molesworth
Mary Anne Barker , sailing from England to join her husband in Mauritius in early 1878, took a copy of The Cuckoo Clock which she had specially requested from her publisher, Macmillan .
Gilderdale, Betty. The Seven Lives of Lady Barker. Canterbury University Press, 2009.
248
Roger Lancelyn Green
Residence Mary Anne Barker
MAB and her husband, Frederick Broome , called their cottage at the sheep station, from their own name, Broomielaw. It stood in the Malvern Hills on the banks of the Selwyn River, attached...
Residence Mary Anne Barker
MAB and her new husband landed in Melbourne, Australia, after fifty-seven days out of sight of land: a very quick [voyage] for the immense distance traversed, sometimes under canvas, but generally steaming.
Barker, Mary Anne. Station Life in New Zealand. Whitcombe and Tombs, 1950.
1
Residence Mary Anne Barker
After the collapse of their sheep ranch, MAB and her second husband set sail from Lyttelton in New Zealand for England. There they heard many variants on we told you so
Barker, Mary Anne. Colonial Memories. Smith, Elder, 1904.
xiii
from friends...
Textual Production Mary Anne Barker
MAB published her first book of travel, Station Life in New Zealand (the station being the sheep farm run by her husband and herself).
The Athenaeum Index of Reviews and Reviewers: 1830-1870.
2201 (Jan 1, 1870):22
OCLC WorldCat.
Textual Production Mary Anne Barker
Her husband contributed a two-page preface, saying that so far as they knew no collection of travels covered the last forty years, and that the author had been more than a mere copyist.
Travel Mary Anne Barker
The Edinburgh Castle, the ship carrying MAB with her two babies and their nurse to join her husband in Natal, dropped anchor at Cape Town after their sea voyage.
Barker, Mary Anne. A Year’s Housekeeping in South Africa. Macmillan, 1877.
1
Travel Mary Anne Barker
MAB came ashore at the harbour of Port Louis on Mauritius (where her husband was colonial secretary) after a journey of a couple of months from England.
She gives the date correctly in the...

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