Eleanor Jane Alexander

Life
1857-1939; b. Strabane, Co. Tyrone; dg. of Alexander and Cecil Frances; ed. privately; wrote for Spectator, &c.; Lady Anne’s 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. IF OCIL

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Works
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.

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Notes
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).

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