Furley, Catherine Grant (F)

Surname: Smith (née Furley)
Forename(s): Catherine Grant
b. 1858. d. 1944. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, and women’s rights advocate. The Chambers’s Journal ledgers refer to her as Miss Furley and give her address as Ravensdowne, ? [illeg.] Rd, London, N. (for poem published on 17 May 1884; NLS Dep 341/369) and 21 Nelson St, Edinburgh (for poems published on 3 July 1886 and 5 November 1887; NLS Dep 341/369). Moved to London in 1887. Staff writer for the Hospital. Married James Smith in 1890. Author of Quixote the Weaver (1892), An Unsought Heritage (1896), Child Life under Queen Victoria (1897), and Reminiscences of Putney, Past and Present (1908). Biographical information: At the Circulating Library, BL. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Quits! 1884-05-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12822
The Minstrels 1886-07-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12986
Incompleteness 1887-11-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12925