Eleanor Jane Alexander
1857-1939; b. Strabane, Co. Tyrone; dg. of Alexander and Cecil Frances;
ed. privately; wrote for Spectator, &c.; Lady Annes
Walk, a miscellany of historical reminiscences woven round the sketches
of Lady Anne Beresford, was praised by John Hewitt; The Rambling Rector (1904), is a novel of life in an Ulster parish with dialect features; Primate Alexander, Archbishop of Armagh: A Memoir (1913);
she was preparing Ulster humour collection at outbreak of World War I.
Lady Anne’s Walk [including sketches of Lady Anne Beresford] (London:
Edward Arnold 1903, 1904 edns.), vii, 248pp., ill.; The Rambling Rector
(London: Edward Arnold 1904), vi, 344pp.; The Lady of the Well
(London: Edward Arnold 1906), viii, 328pp.; Archbishop of Armagh: A
Memoir (London: Edward Arnold 1913), 324pp., 2 plates, ports.
John Hewitt praises Eleanor Alexander’s My
Lady’s Walk in his preface to O’Byrne’s As I Walked Out [rep.]
(Belfast: Blackstaff 1982).