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BirthFemale; 2 Dec 1844; Bollington, Cheshire UK
Baptism9 Mar 1845; St Christopher's Church, Pott Shrigley, Cheshire UK
Death Nov 1926, age 81; Weybridge, Surrey UK
Burial MemoBurial location undiscovered.
EducationNewnham College, Cambridge, (women only college) 1872-1874 (first intake on its opening)
OccupationWriter, socialist promoter and social activist, Fabian, feminist
ResidenceUnited Kingdom
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Web Page happyvalley.org.uk/?page_id=5051
Unmarried

Notes for Emma Frances BROOKE

Emma was a popular Victorian and Edwardian novelist with titles such as: Sir Elyot of the Woods, A Superfluous Woman, The House of Robershaye, The Engrafted Rose, The Confession Of Stephen Whapshare, Susan Wooed And Susan Won.

Also used a nom de plume, E Fairfax Byrrne. Note same initials as her own name; Byrrne, though not this spelling, is the Scottish word for a brook.

Emma's book, A Superfluous Woman, has been edited with added notes by Barbara Tilley and republished in 2017. See the family web page - link above. See the book flyer at happyvalley.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/a_superfluous_woman.pdf .

2 April 1911 (census day) living in a boarding house at 6 Pembroke Square, Kensington, London UK; Occupation: Author



Database record last updated 13 February 2018


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