Henrietta Georgiana Marcia Chatterton

Born 1806
Died 1876
Place of Birth London
Place of Death Malvern Wells, Worcestershire
Gender Female
Biographical Notes Chatterton, Georgiana, Lady, 1806-1876. Maiden name: Iremonger. Wrote under the name Georgiana Chatterton. Author and traveller. The first edition of her Rambles in the South of Ireland (1839) sold out within a few weeks. Other works include a travel account of the Spanish Pyrenees. She also published novels, devotional works, translations and memoirs. 'As a travel writer she often has a humanitarian and reconciliatory purpose' (Orlando). Her first husband, Sir William Chatterton of Castlemahon, Co. Cork, having lost his rents as a consequence of the famine of 1845-52, the couple retired to England. Lady Chatterton’s second husband was Edward Heneage Dering whom she married in 1859. They both later converted to Catholicism.
G. C. Boase, ‘Chatterton, Henrietta Georgiana Marcia Lascelles, Lady’, Dictionary of National Biography, Vol. 10, ed. S. Leslie (New York: Macmillan and Co., 1887), sub nomine.
Edward Heneage Dering (ed.), Memoirs of Georgiana, Lady Chatterton (London: Hurst & Blackett, 1878).
Orlando. Women’s writing in the British Isles from the beginning to the present, at http://orlando.cambridge.org/. Consulted 8.03.2012.


Travel Account(s)


Gallarus Oratory (Author of travel text)

Gallarus Oratory, detail of window (Author of travel text)

Gallarus, cross-slab (Author of travel text)

Gallarus Castle, windows (Author of travel text)

St. Brandon's Mansion, Kilmalkedar (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Stone hut, Ballyheabought (Author of travel text)

Cross, Reenconnell (Author of travel text)

Inscribed stone, Coumeenole (Author of travel text)

Wedge tomb, Ballyferriter (Author of travel text)

Ogham stone, Kinard East (Author of travel text)

Inscribed stones, Ballineesteenig (Author of travel text)

Ogham stones, Ballintaggart (Author of travel text)

Ogham stone, Trabeg (Author of travel text)

Kingston Caves – Co. Tipperary (Author of travel text)

Blarney Castle (1839) (Author of travel text)

Dromoland Castle (Author of travel text)