Henry Fothergill Chorley

Standard Name: Chorley, Henry Fothergill
Used Form: H. F. Chorley
Used Form: Henry F. Chorley


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Dedications Mary Russell Mitford
She dedicated this work to Henry Chorley , without whose persuasion, she said, she would not have written it.
Mitford, Mary Russell. Recollections of a Literary Life; or, Books, Places and People. R. Bentley.
French and American editions soon followed.
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research.
116: 197
It was reissued by Cambridge University Press
Employer Anna Mary Howitt
AMH was already writing and drawing as a professional when Henry Chorley , editor of the Ladies' Companion, commissioned her to go to Oberammergau and report on the passion play. On her return to...
Family and Intimate relationships Jessie Fothergill
Man of letters Henry Fothergill Chorley was apparently connected to the family through JF 's father's paternal grandmother.
Debenham, Helen. “’Almost always two sides to a question’: the novels of Jessie Fothergill”. Popular Victorian Women Writers, edited by Kay Boardman and Shirley Jones, Manchester University Press, pp. 66-89.
Family and Intimate relationships Julia Pardoe
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography suggests that JP hoped for a proposal of marriage from writer and reviewer Henry Fothergill Chorley , which he never made.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Friends, Associates Eliza Ogilvy
Over the years EO developed friendships many people, a number of whom were involved with the community surrounding the Crystal Palace at Sydenham. Among these friends were Sir David Brewster , Henry Chorley ,...
Friends, Associates Mary Ann Browne
MAB had already met L. E. L. and Mary Russell Mitford .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
She now met the Chorley family, Shelton Mackenzie of the Dublin University Magazine, and other figures in Liverpool literary society. She presumably...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Rigby
While in London, ER renewed old friendships and established new. She socialized with Sir Edwin Henry Landseer , John Wilson Croker , Henry Chorley , Lord Lansdowne , and Anna Jameson (with whom she corresponded)...
Friends, Associates Camilla Crosland
CC 's friends and acquaintances were varying and numerous. In her youth the radical politician John Cartwright was a neighbour. Her literary work as an adult led to the formation of a number of lasting...
Friends, Associates Felicia Hemans
FH was by this time a major literary attraction. Rose Lawrence describes visiters [sic] and strangers, with letters of introduction,—sketchers and pencillers.
Lawrence, Rose. The Last Autumn at a Favorite Residence, with Other Poems. G. and J. Robinson, etc. and John Murray.
At about this time Hemans met Lawrence, Caroline Hamilton , and Henry Fothergill Chorley
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Manning
There was a precedent for this kind of faux-historical document (which the Athenæum reviewer, Henry Fothergill Chorley , at once picked up on): Hannah Mary Rathbone 's The Diary of Lady Willoughby, 1844.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1215 (1851): 166
Literary responses Eliza Lynn Linton
This and her next novel received a moderately good press, including a review by H. F. Chorley in the Athenæum. The Times review of Azeth, the Egyptian was particularly gratifying. Overall, however, its reception...
Literary responses Camilla Crosland
The Athenæum review did not address the book's literary qualities. Instead, Henry Fothergill Chorley merely wondered how persons of taste and sense can be drawn into such frenzies.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1552 (1857): 941
Literary responses Emma Robinson
The Athenæum (again in the person of Henry Chorley , again reviewing ER as a male author), said she was still improving. Despite the difficulties posed by handling such well-known material, in this novel the...
Literary responses Eliza Lynn Linton
Athenæum reviewer H. F. Chorley felt that the author was now raving like a pagan Pythoness—the female oracle whose pronouncements were not expected to be comprehensible: There is a positive untruth to the very...
Literary responses Lucie Duff Gordon
The Athenæum's review of Vacation Tourists and Notes of Travel in 1862-3 pronounced Lady Duff Gordon's letters to be the most popular portion of this book
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1917 (1864): 104
and claimed that [n]othing more...


By 29 August 1846: Cecilia Tilley (a daughter of Frances Trollope,...

Women writers item

By 29 August 1846

Cecilia Tilley (a daughter of Frances Trollope , who died two years later, at thirty-one, of tuberculosis) published Chollerton: a tale of our times, as by a Lady.


Mitford, Mary Russell. Letters of Mary Russell Mitford, Second Series. Editor Chorley, Henry Fothergill, R. Bentley and Son, 1872.
Chorley, Henry Fothergill. Memorials of Mrs. Hemans. Saunders and Otley, 1836.
Chorley, Henry Fothergill, and Achille Collas. The Authors of England. Charles Tilt, 1838.
Chorley, Henry Fothergill. Thirty Years’ Musical Recollections. Hurst and Blackett, 1862.