1898 Alys Diary Footnotes

[1] The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth (illustrated Walter Crane), Published 1888.

[2] Jan of the Windmill: a story of the plains by Juliana Horatia Ewing; Horace Harral; Helen Paterson Allingham.

[3] Only the Governess by Rosa Nouchette Carey – published 1888.

[4] Oliver Goldsmith – Author of Vicar of Wakefield.

[5] Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. Published‎: ‎23 December 1815.

[6] Millicent and Her Cousins by Augusta Parker – published 1870.

[7] Northanger Abbey was the first of Jane Austen’s novels to be completed for publication, in 1803.

[8] Cranford is one of the better-known novels of the 19th-century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. It was first published, irregularly, in eight instalments, between December 1851 and May 1853, in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Charles Dickens.

[9] William Ewart Gladstone PC FRS FSS (1809 – 1898) was a British statesman and Liberal politician. Gladstone left office in March 1894, aged 84, as both the oldest person to serve as Prime Minister and the only Prime Minister to have served four terms. He left Parliament in 1895 and died three years later.

[10] “The Lord of the Isles: and, the vision of Don Roderick” by Walter Scott – published 1811.

[11] Blindpits. A novel. By Elizabeth Taylor.

[12] Rose in Bloom, by Louisa May Alcott, depicts the story of a nineteenth-century girl, Rose Campbell, finding her way in society. It is Alcott’s sequel to Eight Cousins. Publication date‎: ‎1876

[13] Ernő Dohnányi was a Hungarian composer, pianist and conductor.

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