Catherine J[ane] Hamilton

?-?; author of Notable Irishwomen (1904), giving chapter-biographies of women authors, actresses, and beauties; includes lives of Maria Edgeworth and Lady Dufferin; RAF lists Women Writers, Their Works and Ways (London 1892-3, 2nd series). IF

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Catherine Jane Hamilton, Notable Irishwomen (Dublin: Sealy, Bryers & Co. 1904).

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Stephen Brown, Ireland in Fiction [Pt. I] (Dublin: Maunsel 1919), b. in Somerset, father from Strabane, moved from Leix; lived 30 years in Ireland; novels incl. Marriage Bonds (1878), The Flynns of Flynnville (1879), and True to the Core, a Romance of ‘98 (1884).

Brian McKenna, Irish Literature, 1800-1875: A Guide to Information Sources (Detroit: Gale Research Co. 1978), vites Notable Irishwomen (1904) which contains essays on Elizabeth Farren (Countess Derby), Maria Edgeworth, Mary Leadbeater, Lady Morgan, Elizabeth O’Neill (Mrs. Becher), Mary Tighe, Mrs. S. C. Hall, Julia Kavanagh, Lady Wilde, Lady Dufferin, and the Ladies of Llangollen.

Patrick Rafroidi, Irish Literature in English: The Romantic Period, 1789-1850 (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1980), Vol. 2, lists Women Writers, Their Works and Ways [2nd ser.] (London 1892-93).

Belfast Public Library & Belfast Linenhall Library both hold Notable Irishwomen [1904].

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