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Ritchie, Anne Isabella, (Lady Ritchie)free

Born 9 June 1837; e d of William Makepeace Thackeray; m 1877, Sir Richmond Thackeray Willoughby Ritchie, KCB (d 1912); one s one d; died 20 Feb. 1919

writer of stories and magazine articles

Education

Paris; Kensington

Career

Lived at home in her father’s house and with her sister for many years until her marriage; appointed to the Academic Committee of the Royal Society of Literature, 1911

Publications

The Story of Elizabeth, 1863; The Village on the Cliff, 1865; To Esther, and other Sketches, 1869; Old Kensington, 1873; Toilers and Spinsters, 1873; Bluebeard’s Keys, 1874; Miss Angel, 1875; Anne Evans, 1880; Madame de Sévigné, 1881; A Book of Sibyls, 1883; Mrs Dymond, 1885; Alfred Lord Tennyson and his Friends, Portraits and Reminiscences (folio), 1893; Chapters from some Memoirs, 1894; an edition of the works of W. M. Thackeray, 1898; Blackstick Papers, 1908; introductions to editions of Mrs Gaskell’s Cranford, Our Village, and The Fairy Tales of Madame d’Aulnoy

Club

Sesame

Address

9 St Leonard’s Terrace, Chelsea, SW

Kensington 4858