1841, London, England.

April 25, 1868, Pancras, London, England.


Sarah was the only child of Robert Williams, a man of Welsh extraction, and whom she regarded the source of the bardic element in her. After having been for some time under governesses, she went to Queen’s College, Harley Street. One of the teachers there was Edward Plumptre, to whom she attributed much of her impulse to write. He was one of the first to whom she showed her earliest printed book. She contributed to periodicals and published:

  1. Because I Knew Not When My Life Was Good