Mary Anne Barker
Standard Name: Barker, Mary Anne
Birth Name: Mary Anne Stewart
Titled: Lady Barker
Married Name: Mary Anne Broome
Married Name: Mrs Broome
Titled: Lady Broome
Lady Barker and Lady Broome) put her considerable talent to work during the 1870s in London journalism (reviewing, reporting, editing) and in miscellaneous writing: stories for children and adults, and books on domestic management and cookery. She had already written letters home from her earliest sojourns abroad. Turning her letters from in New Zealand into a highly successful travel book laid the foundation for the writing for which she is best remembered, vividly describing one far-flung corner after another of the British Empire.(later Broome: she published both as
Barker, Mary Anne. A Christmas Cake: in Four Quarters. Macmillan, 1871.
Barker, Mary Anne. A Year’s Housekeeping in South Africa. Macmillan, 1877.
Barker, Mary Anne. Colonial Memories. Smith, Elder, 1904.
Barker, Mary Anne, and Edward Bickersteth, editors. Evening Hours. A Family Magazine.
Barker, Mary Anne. First Principles of Cookery. Macmillan, 1874.
Barker, Mary Anne. Houses and Housekeeping. William Hunt, 1876.
Barker, Mary Anne. Letters to Guy. Macmillan, 1885.
Barker, Mary Anne, and Anna Brassey. “Preface”. The Last Voyage, Longmans, Green, 1889, p. iii - vi.
Barker, Mary Anne. Spring Comedies. Macmillan Co., 1871.
Barker, Mary Anne. Station Amusements in New Zealand. W. Hunt, 1873.
Barker, Mary Anne. Station Life in New Zealand. Whitcombe and Tombs, 1950.
Barker, Mary Anne. Station Life in New Zealand. Macmillan, 1970.
Barker, Mary Anne. Stories About. Macmillan, 1871.
Barker, Mary Anne. Sybil’s Book. Macmillan and Co., 1874.
Brassey, Anna, and Thomas, first Earl Brassey. The Last Voyage. Editor Barker, Mary Anne, Longmans, Green, 1889.
Barker, Mary Anne. The White Rat, and Some Other Stories. Macmillan and Co., 1880.
Barker, Mary Anne. This Troublesome World; or, ’Bet of Stow’. Hatchards, 1875.
Broome, Sir Frederick Napier. “Tracts bearing on the War between France and Germany”. Times, translated by. Mary Anne Barker, No. 27177, p. 4.
Barker, Mary Anne. Travelling About over New and Old Ground. Routledge, 1872.