Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855

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Dates:
Birth 1787-12-16
Death 1855-01-10
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Mitford was an English author and dramatist.

From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1826-1854. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612374161

From the guide to the Mary Russell Mitford letters to various correspondents, 1826-1854., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Mary Russell Mitford was an English poet, playwright, and short-story writer.

From the description of Mary Russell Mitford collection of papers, 1828-1854. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596883

From the guide to the Mary Russell Mitford collection of papers, 1828-1854, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

English dramatist and novelist.

From the description of Letter, 1845. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 13048736

Mary Russell Mitford (1787-1855) was an English novelist and dramatist. She was born in Hampshire, England. She is best known for the book Our Village, a series of sketches of village scenes based upon Three Mile Cross, a small Hamlet in Shinfield. Her humor and quick wit was balanced with tales of harsh poverty in her work.

From the guide to the Mary Russell Mitford letter to Mrs. Clive, July 14, 1845, (Ohio University)

Epithet: of Add MS 27900

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000570.0x000012

English playwright and writer.

From the description of Belford Regis : portion of the autograph manuscript and corrected proofs, ca. 1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609025

Epithet: of Add MS 35341

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000570.0x000013

Mary Russell Mitford was a British novelist, dramatist, and author of Our village.

From the description of Mary Russell Mitford letters, 1827-1851. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34242183

English poet, playwright, essayist, and novelist.

From the description of Letters, 1818-1854. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233117847

Mitford was an English author and dramatist. Talfourd was an English judge and author whose influence assisted Mitford's literary career.

From the description of Letters to Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, 1821-1852. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612374986

Mary Russell Mitford, English playwright and writer.

From the guide to the Mary Russell Mitford manuscript material : 10 items, 1814-1854, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Essayist and playwright.

Mary Mitford was born in Alresford, Hampshire, South England. At the age of 10 she won 20,000 pounds in a lottery, with which her father built a house and sent her to school in Chelsea. They had to move to a labourer's cottage when her father's extravagance ruined them, and thereafter she earned a living as a writer to support him and pay his gambling debts. Her gift was for charming sketches of country manners, scenery, and character, which after appearing in magazines.

Were collected as Our Village, 5 vols, 1824-32. She received a civil list pension in 1837, which was increased on her father's death from subscriptions raised to pay his debts. She died in 1855.

From the description of Letter, 1831. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50657652

Essayist and playwright.

Mary Mitford was born in Alresford, Hampshire, South England. At the age of 10 she won 20,000 pounds in a lottery, with which her father built a house and sent her to school in Chelsea. They had to move to a labourer's cottage when her father's extravagance ruined them, and thereafter she earned a living as a writer to support him and pay his gambling debts. Her gift was for charming sketches of country manners, scenery, and character, which after appearing in magazines.

Were collected as Our Village, 5 vols, 1824-32. She received a civil list pension in 1837, which was increased on her father's death from subscriptions raised to pay his debts. She died in 1855.

From the description of Papers, 1850-1853. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50657626

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  • Medicine History 19th century
  • Women authors, English
  • English literature--19th century
  • Influenza--19th century
  • Blas, Gil (Fictitious character)
  • Women authors, English--19th century
  • Authors, English--19th century
  • Publishers and publishing--19th century
  • Authors, English--Archives
  • Authors and publishers--History--19th century
  • Authors and publishers--19th century
  • Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence
  • Authors
  • Dramatists, English--19th century--Correspondence

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Places:

  • Benham, Buckinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Sparsholt, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Midgeham, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Tidmarsh, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Thatcham, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Tilehurst, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • White Horse Hill, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Shinfield, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Wargrave, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Windsor, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Yattendon, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Sutton-Courtney, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Swallowfleld, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Welford, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Great and Little Shelford, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Shillingford, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Long Wittenham, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Woolhampton, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Shottesbrook, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Goring, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Sulham, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Ufton, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Wantage, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • United States--Boston (as recorded)
  • Sonning, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Streatley, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Sumnninghill, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Uffington, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Speen, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Wokingham, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Sulhampstead Abbots, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Greenham, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Wallingford, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Sulhamstead-Bannister, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Waltham St. Laurence, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • White Waltham, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Warfield, Berkshire (as recorded)