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date: 23 April 2024

Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn (1810–65), novelist, 

The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens
Sally LedgerSally Ledger

married to William Gaskell, minister at the Cross Street unitarian Chapel in Manchester. She wrote Mary Barton (1848) partly to distract herself from grief at the death of her infant son. Her other full-length novels were ... ...

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