Marsh-Caldwell, Anne (1791–1874)

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Marsh-Caldwell, Anne (1791–1874)

British novelist. Name variations: Anne Caldwell; Ann Marsh-Caldwell or Anne Caldwell Marsh; Anne Marsh; Mrs. Marsh. Born Anne Caldwell, 1791 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England; died Oct 5, 1874, in Linley Wood, Talke, Staffordshire; dau. of James Caldwell and Elizabeth Stamford Caldwell; m. Arthur Cuthbert Marsh, 1817; children: 7.

Novelist of domestic fiction who began publishing with encouragement and assistance of Harriet Martineau; published 1st story, "The Admiral's Daughter," to sensational success; works include The Old Men's Tales: "The Deformed" and "The Admiral's Daughter" (1834), Emily Wyndham (1846), Tales of the First French Revolution (1849), Aubrey (1854), The Rose of Ashurst (1857), and Lords and Ladies, (1866).

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