Dinah Maria Craik (Dinah Maria Craik)

Dinah Maria Craik

Author. Her father was a nonconformist clergyman; her mother taught in a small school. In 1864, she married a partner in the publishing house of Macmillan and Company, and was, afterwards, known as Mrs. Craik. She is best remembered for the novel “John Halifax, Gentleman” (1859). Her other works include, “The Ogilvies” (1849), dedicated to her mother who had died three years beforehand, and “A Life for a Life”. ┬áHe inscription reads “Dinah Maria Mulock, wife of George Lillie Craik. Born at Stoke-Upon-Trent, 20th. April 1826, died at Shortlands, 12th. October 1887. Faithful unto death. Grant us thy peace.” (bio by: Iain MacFarlaine)

Born

  • April, 20, 1826
  • England

Died

  • October, 10, 1887
  • England

Cemetery

  • Keston Parish Churchyard
  • England

1807 profile views