Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey





Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey


Born
in Liverpool, The United Kingdom
October 03, 1856

Died
January 23, 1917

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The author of 33 books, as well as numerous short stories and magazine articles, British author Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey was born Jessie Bell in 1856, in Liverpool. She was the daughter of Scots insurance broker David Bell, and his wife, Elizabeth Morris Barton, and had six siblings. She married cotton broker Henry Mansergh in 1883, and a number of her books were originally published under the name "Jessie Mansergh." After the death of Henry Mansergh in 1894, her work began to be published in magazines.

Vaizey was married again in 1898, to George de Horne Vaizey, a man she met while on a cruise won through a story competition. Her son George Vaizey, born in 1900, was also to become a writer. Contracting typhoid in the early years of the t
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The Independence of Claire

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Pixie O'Shaughnessy (Pixie ...

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A College Girl

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About Peggy Saville (Peggy ...

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More About Peggy (Peggy Sav...

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A Houseful of Girls (A Hous...

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Sisters Three

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The Love Affairs of Pixie (...

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Big Game: A Story for Girls

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“It seems to be the fashion nowadays for a girl to behave as much like a man as possible. Well, I won't! I'll make the best of being a girl and be as nice a specimen as I can: sweet and modest, a dear, dainty thing with clothes smelling all sweet and violety, a soft voice, and pretty, womanly ways. Since I'm a girl, I prefer to be a real one!”
Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

“for what is the good of going away and having adventures if we cannot talk about them when we come home”
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“At three o'clock this afternoon Evelyn Wastneys died. I am Evelyn Wastneys, and I died, standing at the door of an old country home in Ireland...”
Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey, The Lady of the Basement Flat

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