Geneviève Mary Irons

IRONS, Geneviève Mary. b. Brompton, London, 28 December 1855; d. Eastbourne, Sussex,  13 December 1928. She was the daughter of William Josiah Irons*. She contributed to the Sunday Magazine from 1876 onwards. She became a Roman Catholic (the Latin title of her manual for Holy Communion, Corpus Christi, 1884, suggests that she was a convert by that time).  She translated The Divine Consoler: little visits to the most holy Sacrament, by J.M. Angéli, of the Lazarist Fathers (1900), and published a number of books in the early years of the 20th century, including Only a Doll, and other Sunday afternoon stories for Catholic Children (1904); A Maiden up to date. A novel (1908); The Making of...

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