Charlotte Eliza Lawson Riddell (1832 - 1906):
Charlotte Cowan was born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim. She began to write when she was a girl, and during her lifetime produced over thirty novels and collections of short stories among which are The Race for Wealth; Above Suspicion and The Banshee's Warning. She encouraged young writers. Her book Struggle for Fame is interpreted as being autobiographical. She died in Ashford, Middlesex.
||30 September 1832
||24 September 1906