Boulger (née Havers), Dora (pseud. Theo. Gift) (F)

b. 30 May 1847. d. 22 July 1923. Nationality: English.
Poet and novelist. Pseudonym: “Theo. Gift.” Sister of artist Alice Havers. Educated at home. Father was a colonial governor, and family moved to the Falkland Islands in 1854 and then to Uruguay in 1861. Returned to England after father’s death in 1870. Married the botanist George Simonds Boulger on 22 April 1879. Contributed to *Cassell’s Magazine*, *The Lamp*, and *All the Year Round*. Co-authored children’s stories with Edith Nesbit. Author of several novels including *The Little Colonists* (1890) and *An Island Princess* (1893). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SCM, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Haunted House. A Christmas Story 1874-12-19 Once a Week Poet 13639
Mine Enemy 1887-12 Atalanta Poet 1688