Huxley, Henrietta Anne (F)

b. 1 July 1825. d. 1914. Nationality: Australian. VIAF.
Poet and editor. Pseudonym: “Anna Hagedon.” Née Heathorn. Wife of Thomas Henry Huxley. Born in the West Indies. Moved to Sydney, Australia, to live with her brother-in-law, where she met her future husband. Immigrated to London in 1855 and married Huxley on 21 July 1855. She translated German and drew diagrams for her husband’s lectures. Author of *Mrs. Gander’s Story* (1882), *My Wife’s Relations: A Story of Pigland* (1884), and several volumes of poetry including *Poems of Henrietta Huxley with three of Thomas Henry Huxley* (1899) and *Later Poems* (1906). Editor of *Aphorisms and Reflections from the works of T. H. Huxley* (1907). Biographical information: *Curran Index*; “Thomas Henry Huxley,” *ODNB*; BL. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Aimless 1860-10-13 Once a Week Poet 295
Now, and Then 1860-11-03 Once a Week Poet 299