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, 1852.
French and American editions soon followed.
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research, 1992.
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, 2004, 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, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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, 1836.
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 Grace Aguilar
This work met with good reception and went through thirty-six editions or reprints by 1881.
British Library Catalogue.
H. F. Chorley 's review in the Athenæum praised the author and her work, considering it a treatment of [w]oman's...
Literary responses Charlotte Maria Tucker
Grudgingly, Henry Fothergill Chorley in the Athenæum said this book was clearly meant for the gentler sex, and that for readers willing to judge it as a religious nouvellette, the author has not succeeded...
Literary responses Catherine Hubback
H.F. Chorley acidly commented in a comic review of the novel for the Athenæum: We are not pious enough to relish the tone of argument,—we are not irreligious enough to find the strained tones...
Literary responses Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton
In his review in the Athenæum, Henry Fothergill Chorley admitted that the novel wasnot wholly devoid of attraction and that it contained a tolerably lively picture of the court of Louis Quatorze ...
Literary responses Grace Aguilar
The Athenæum's H. F. Chorley lamented that the publication of GA 's early productions was exposing to view the eager, romantic, generous girl making experiments on subjects of different classes and periods,—writing in search...


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.