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date: 30 November 2021

Gissing, Algernonfree

Gissing, Algernonfree

Born Wakefield, 25 Nov. 1860; 3rd s of Thomas Waller Gissing, botanist; died 5 Feb. 1937



Wakefield; private school near Manchester


Was a solicitor, and followed that profession for a few years; but has for some time lived mainly in the country


Amongst other novels, a Village Hampden, 1890; A Moorland Idyll, 1891; Between Two Opinions, 1893; The Scholar of Bygate, 1897; A Secret of the North Sea, 1899; The Wealth of Mallerstang, 1901; The Keys of the House, 1902; Knitters in the Sun, 1903; An Angel’s Portion, 1903; Broadway (in Dent’s Temple Topographies), 1904; Baliol Garth, 1905; Ludlow, 1905; The Dreams of Simon Usher, 1907; Second Selves, 1908; The Unlit Lamp, 1909; The Herdsman, 1910; Rosanne, 1910; One Ash, 1911; The Top Farm, 1912; A Dinner of Herbs, 1913; The Footpath-way in Gloucestershire, 1924; Co-editor with sister, Ellen Gissing, of The Letters of George Gissing to Members of his Family, 1927


Walking, archæology, natural history


Bloxham, near Banbury, Oxon