Notes for Emma Frances BROOKE
Emma was a popular Victorian and Edwardian novelist with titles such as: Sir Elyot of the Woods, A Superfluous Woman, The House of Robershaye, The Engrafted Rose, The Confession Of Stephen Whapshare, Susan Wooed And Susan Won.
Also used a nom de plume, E Fairfax Byrrne. Note same initials as her own name; Byrrne, though not this spelling, is the Scottish word for a brook.
Emma's book, A Superfluous Woman, has been edited with added notes by Barbara Tilley and republished in 2017. See the family web page - link above. See the book flyer at happy-valley.org.uk/history/pdfs/a_superfluous_woman.pdf .
2 April 1911 (census day) living in a boarding house at 6 Pembroke Square, Kensington, London UK; Occupation: Author