1860-1915; b. Co. Antrim; worked in insurance and banks; author of novels
and short stories, often written in dialect; The Humour of Druid's
Island (1902) is set in Islandmagee, Co. Antrim; drowned on the Lusitania.
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When Lint Was in the Bell (Belfast: MCaw, Stewvenson &
Orr 1897); The Auld Meetin'-hoose (Belfast MCaw, Stewvenson
& Orr 1898), Do. (Toronto: P. H. Revell 1899); By the Lone
Craig-Linnie Burn (London: T. Fisher Unwin 1900); A Banker's Love
Story (London: T. Fisher Unwin 1901); The Humour of Druid's Island (Dublin: Hodges, Figgis; Belfast: Mullan 1902).