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Caroline Leigh Gascoigne (1813–1883)

Gascoigne, Caroline Leigh (gas’koin). An English novelist and poet; born (Smith) at Dale Park (?), May 2, 1813; died on June 11, 1883. Literature was her earliest taste and after her marriage to a noted soldier she wrote ‘Temptation, or a Wife’s Perils’ (1839); ‘The School for Wives’ (1839); ‘The Next-Door Neighbors’ (1855); and other novels showing keen observation of character and of the subjective life. ‘Belgravia’ (1851) reveals her pleasingly as a poet.