Several members of CS
's extended family were published authors. Her elder half-sister Janet
published religious works. The best-known in her own day was her great-niece Lucy Walford
, romantic novelist (whom Coventry Patmore
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under John Colquhoun
Family and Intimate relationships
Janet, Lady Colquhoun
(née Sinclair), kept a diary for forty years. After her health began to decline, she became the author of five published evangelical texts, from the first, Despair and Hope (1822, anonymous and...