fl. 1876; sister-in-law and adopted dg. of Robert Buchanan; lived for
a time in Co. Mayo; issed The Queen of Connaught (1881), concerning
an Engilsh who marries a girl of old Western family, and tries unsuccessfully
to reform the Connaught peasantry; includes a police chase over the snowy
mountains; The Dark Colleen (1876), in which an Irish girl marries
a Frenchman washed up on the west, and pursues him to France after he
deserts her; The Priests Blessing (1881), a sectarian sketch
of lifein the West; My Connaught Cousins (1883), narrated as stories
by Jack Kenmare who visits his uncle in Connaught and becomes engaged
to one of them. IF
The Queen of Connaught (London: Chatto & Windus 1875); The
Dark Colleen (London: Bentley 1876); The Priests Blessing:
or, oor Patricks Progress from this World to a Better (London:
F. V. White 1881); My Connaught Cousins, with a preface by Robert Buchanan,
3 vol. (London: L F. V. White & Co. 1883) [IF]
Ireland in Fiction, ed. Stephen Brown (Dublin: Maunsel 1919),
notes that The Priests Blessing (1881)is objectionable
... from a Catholic point of view and very hostile to the
priesthood in Ireland as containing heavy drinking clergy who incite
peasants to murder and maintain them in bovine ignorance;
can only be described as Orange.
British Library holds A Marriage
of Convenience: A tale, 3 vol. (London: F. V. White & Co. 1885), 8o.;
 Madge Dunraven: A tale by the author of The Queen of Connaught, &
[1881.] 8o.;  My Connaught Cousins, with a preface by Robert Buchanan,
3 vol. (London: L F. V. White & Co. 1883 . 8o.;  Robert Buchanan.
Some account of his life, his life's work and his literary friendships.
London: T. Fisher Unwin 1903), xii, 324pp.,. 8o.  The Dark Colleen
... By the author of The Queen of Connaught [i.e. H. J.].
1878. 8o.;  The Priest's Blessing: or, poor Patrick's progress from
this world to a better. [A tale.]. x, 308pp. (London: F. V. White and
Co. 1881), 8o.;  The Queen of Connaught, etc. [By H. J.];  The Strange
Adventures of Miss Brown (London: R. Buchanan 1897), 250pp., 8o.; 
Through the Stage Door: A novel, 3 vol. (London: F. V. White & Co.
1883), 8o.;  Two Men and a Maid: A Tale, 3 vol. (London: White &
Co. 1881), 8o. [White titles printed Edinburgh.]