Gaskell, Elizabeth (F)

Surname: Gaskell
Forename(s): Elizabeth Cleghorn
b. 29 September 1810. d. 12 November 1865. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Major novelist, short story writer, and poet. Née Stevenson. Born in London. Educated at home by her aunts and tutors, then at several boarding schools. Married Unitarian minister William Gaskell on 30 August 1832 and moved to Manchester. Contributed to periodicals including Sunday School Penny Magazine, Sartain’s Literary Magazine, Household Words, Ladies Companion, Cornhill Magazine, and Pall Mall Gazette. Novels include Mary Barton (1848) and North and South (1855). First biographer of Charlotte Brontë. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Sketches Among the Poor. No. 1 1837-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11688