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Pickering, Ellenlocked

(1802–1843)
  • Elizabeth Lee
  • , revised by Kathryn Sutherland

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Pickering, Ellen (1801/2–1843), novelist, lived in early life at Bath. Her family owned property in the West Indies, but losses and relative impoverishment after the abolition of the slave trade compelled their retirement for some years to Hampshire. Ellen commenced novel-writing about 1825 with a view to a livelihood. She wrote rapidly, acquired some popularity, and earned, it is said, ...

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