Frances Notley

Standard Name: Notley, Frances
Birth Name: Frances Eliza Millett Thomas
Married Name: Frances Eliza Millett Notley
Pseudonym: Francis Derrick
Pseudonym: F. E. M. N.
Pseudonym: The Author of Olive Varcoe
Pseudonym: The Author of Beneath the Wheels
FN wrote novels and short stories from the middle to the late nineteenth century, frequently combining sensational and supernatural elements. Many of her stories are set in her native Cornwall, and draw on the culture and stories of the region.


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The monthly, intended to compete with the Cornhill and Temple Bar (which Maxwell had just sold) cost one shilling, and was aimed at the lower middle classes. MEB 's Birds of Prey, Bound to...


July 1889: Women's Suffrage: A Reply appeared in the...

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July 1889

Women's Suffrage: A Reply appeared in the Fortnightly Review to counter Mary Augusta Ward 's Appeal Against Female Suffrage in the previous month's Nineteenth Century.


Notley, Frances. Agatha Beaufort. Smith, Elder, 1852.
Notley, Frances. From The Other Side. National Publishing Company, 1887.
Notley, Frances. Mildred’s Wedding. Warne, 1865.
Notley, Frances. Olive Varcoe. Saunders and Otley, 1868.
Notley, Frances. Olive Varcoe. Virtue, 1872.
Notley, Frances. Pique. Smith, Elder, 1850.
Notley, Frances. The Power of the Hand. Ward and Downey, 1888.