Christian Burke

Christian Carolina Anna Burke. b. London, 18 September 1859: d. Saffron Walden, Essex, 4 March 1944. There is not much information available about Christian Burke. It is Frost who gives her second name as ‘Carolina’, and her place of death as Saffron Walden (1962, p. 540). According to James Mearns*, she was living in Highgate, London, in 1906 (JJ, p. 1617). She must have been well known as a writer on religious topics. During the 1880s and 1890s she published several books or tracts: Jim: a story of child-life (1887); Roses and Lilies of Christendom: or, Sketches of the Lives of some of the Saintly Women of the first Thirteen Centuries (1889); In a Difficult Position (Religious Tract...

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