- A. J. A. Morris
Greenwood, Frederick (1830–1909), author and newspaper editor, born in Kensington, London, on 25 March 1830, was the eldest of the eleven children of James Caer Greenwood, a coach builder, and his wife, Mary Ann, née Fish. He was educated privately at home before being apprenticed, aged fifteen, to a firm of publishers and printers. Within a year his indentures were cancelled and he was engaged as a reader. Thereafter he supported himself entirely by writing for newspapers and a variety of journals, although he would have preferred to make his reputation as a man of letters, not as a journalist. In 1853 he contributed a ...