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Oliphant, Margaret Oliphant Wilsonlocked

(1828–1897)
  • Elisabeth Jay

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Oliphant, Margaret Oliphant Wilson (1828–1897), novelist and biographer, was born in Wallyford, Midlothian, on 4 April 1828, the only daughter and youngest surviving child of Francis W. Wilson (c.1788–1858), a clerk, and his wife, Margaret Oliphant (c.1789–1854). During the first ten years of her life the family moved first to ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)