Bray, Anna Eliza

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Bray, Anna Eliza Gender: F
Anna Eliza Kempe
born on 25 December 1790 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Newington, England, 51n21, 0e40
Timezone LMT m0e40 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 03°44' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°14 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 06°26'


British writer who produced at least a dozen historical novels from 1826 to 1874. She provided the Gentleman's Magazine and Blackwood's Magazine with reminiscences of her father-in-law, Thomas Stothard, R.A., and these were afterwards (1851) expanded into a life of that artist. She died in London on 21 January 1883, aged 92. Her autobiography, to 1843, was published by her nephew, John A. Kempe, in 1884.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Autobiography of Anna Eliza Bray by Anna Eliza Bray (London Chapman & Hall, 1884), p. 76: "I was born exactly at six o'clock in the morning of Christmas day, 1790 ... Mrs. Bray was born in the parish of St. Mary Newington" [1]


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One daughter)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 92)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Historical novels)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor