Evelyn Smith

Constance Evelyn Smith was born in Leamington Spa on 27 December 1885, the eldest of three daughters to Henry Barlett Smith and his wife Eleanor. She attended Leamington High School, where she rose to become head of school, and gained her first-class degree in English from Royal Holloway College. In 1909 Evelyn went to teach English at Glasgow High School but ill health forced her resignation in 1923. She died on 23 March 1928.


Biddy and Quilla

Biddy and Quilla

Life is never quite the same after Quilla meets Biddy at a dancing display at Miss Pargeter's school..

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Binkie of IIIB

Binkie of IIIB

Surely one of the most delightful junior-schoolgirl stories ever written! The state of things in For..

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Marie Macleod, Schoolgirl

Marie Macleod, Schoolgirl

Ten-year-old Marie Macleod, a shy and somewhat backward girl, is suddenly plunged into boarding-scho..

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Milly in the Fifth

Milly in the Fifth

Milly and Nancy are much interested in the advent of Jan at Myra Dakin's, a famous school; but, whil..

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Nicky of the Lower Fourth

Nicky of the Lower Fourth

Nicky was a schoolgirl who, as she confessed to her diary, hated being only “middling”. She tried te..

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Phyllida in Form III

Phyllida in Form III

Phyllida is one of seven sisters to attend Queen Anne's School, where they are known as the "long fa..

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Septima at School

Septima at School

Following on from Seven Sisters at Queen Anne's,Septima at School is the second in a trilo..

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Seven Sisters at Queen Anne's

Seven Sisters at Queen Anne's

Pamela, Gwen, Sylvie, Tony, Septima, Phyllida and Gerry - the "long family of Shortt" - arrive at Qu..

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Terry's Best Term

Terry's Best Term

A very delightful book, in which the reader is introduced to just such interesting and lovable peopl..

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The First Fifth Form

The First Fifth Form

The author whose brilliance gave us "Binkie" and "Nicky" may be counted upon for a succession of amu..

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The Little Betty Wilkinson

The Little Betty Wilkinson

The heroine, though small for her twelve years, was a wonderful young person where household affairs..

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The Small Sixth Form

The Small Sixth Form

All her life Robin had wanted to be in the Sixth Form at Rothmere, but …“Must Father be transferred ..

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The Twins at School

The Twins at School

Theodora “Twopence” Wood arrives at Queen Æthelfleda’s with her twin sister Penelope, full of hope t..

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