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Kathleen Mannington Caffyn (1855–1926)

from Brisbane Courier

The death is aunouuced o£ Mrs. Kathleen Caffyn.

[A daughter of the late Mr. William de Vere Hunt, the late Mrs. Caffyn was educated at home, and later was trained as a nurse. She was married to the late Mr. Stephen Mannington Caffyn. After their marriage they came to Australia. While here the late Mrs. Caffyn wrote for several newspapers under the pseudonym of Iota. She wrote many novels and short stories, her first publication being A Yellow Aster, in 1891. In the same year she wrote Children of Circumstances, other novels being A Quaker Grandmother, Patricia, A Mother, and Minx.]

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'Caffyn, Kathleen Mannington (1855–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Hunt, Kathleen Mannington
  • Iota

Tipperary, Ireland


6 February, 1926 (aged ~ 71)
Turin, Italy

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