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Alicia Catherine Mant

Lifespan: 1788-1869


Nationality: English




Types of Work: Novels, Religious Works, Children's Stories




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Alicia Catherine Mant was born on 15 July, 1788 in Southampton, Hampshire, to Rev. Richard Mant and Elizabeth Roe Mant.  Her father was the rector of All Saints in Southampton, one of whose parishioners was once Jane Austen. Alicia was the youngest of 9 children.


Alicia married late in life (age 47) to Rev James Russell Phillott, a man 14 years her junior. The couple had no children.

She died 26 Feb. 1869 in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland.



The Chalk Pit (1825)
The Young Naturalist (1824)
Ellen; Or, The Young Godmother (1812)
Montague Newburgh; or, The Mother and Son (1814)
Caroline Lismore; or, The Errors of Fashion (1814)
Margaret Melville, and The Soldier's Daughter; or, Juvenile Memoirs