E. A. Dillwyn

Standard Name: Dillwyn, E. A.
Birth Name: Elizabeth Amy Dillwyn
Indexed Name: E. A. Dillwyn
Pseudonym: The Author of The Rebecca Rioter
EAD published six novels between 1880 and 1892: these novels combine murders and melodrama with serious treatment of the need for social reform and of the intelligent woman's search for a meaningful place in society. She also wrote reviews for The Spectator. She abandoned writing when she inherited her father's debt-ridden spelter works factory in 1892 and embarked on a successful business career which made her briefly famous.


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1843: The Rebecca Riots took place near Newport...

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The Rebecca Riots took place near Newport in South Wales; the rioters were protesting against the Poor Law Amendment Act and turnpike tolls, among other things.


Dillwyn, E. A. A Burglary. Tinsley Brothers, 1883.
Dillwyn, E. A. Chloe Arguelle. Tinsley Brothers, 1881.
Dillwyn, E. A. Jill. Macmillan, 1884.
Dillwyn, E. A. Jill and Jack. Macmillan, 1887.
Dillwyn, E. A. Maggie Steele’s Diary. Cassell, 1892, p. 118 pp.
Dillwyn, E. A. The Rebecca Rioter. Macmillan, 1880.