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Mrs. Campbell Praed (1851–1935)

Praed, Mrs. Campbell Mackworth (prād) (Rosa Caroline Murray-Prior). An Australian novelist, wife of the nephew of W. M. Praed; born in Bromelton, Queensland, March 27, 1851; died in 1935. In 1876 she came to London and began to write her noted Australian stories. Her most popular works are: ‘An Australian Heroine’ (1880); ‘Moloch’ (1883); ‘The Head Station’ (1885); ‘December Roses’ (1892); ‘Outlaw and Lawmaker’ (1893); ‘Nulma’ (1897). In collaboration with Justin McCarthy she wrote: ‘The Right Honourable’ (1886); and ‘The Ladies’ Gallery’ (1889); ‘Fugitive Anne’ (1903); ‘Nyria’ (1904); ‘The Maid of the River’ (1905); ‘The Luck of the Leura’ (1907); ‘Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land’ (1915).