Ethel Rolt Wheeler
Ethel Rolt Wheeler was born Mary Ethel Wheeler, the daughter of the stone merchant Joseph Wheeler, and Amina Cooke Taylor, both of whom were of Irish descent. She wrote using the pen name Rolt Wheeler, as did her brother, the author and occultist Francis Rolt Wheeler. She was the granddaughter of the Cork shipbuilder Joseph Wheeler on her paternal side and author and anti-Corn law propagandist, William Cooke Taylor on her maternal side.
She was a prolific author and contributed to many journals including Dome, The Theosophical Review, East and West, The Atlantic Monthly, The London Magazine, Irish Book Lover, Harper's Magazine, The Butterfly, The Anglo-Saxon Review and Great Thought as well as working for and contributing work to The Academy. She also wrote in support of the suffragette movement in articles such as Fair Ladies in Revolt in The Englishwoman's Review
- Joseph and Amina are recorded as living at Grassmore House, Lewisham, Kent, England, on the 1881 census
- The New York Times Saturday Review of Books, Saturday, September 3, 1910.
- The Gissing Journal, Volume XXXII, number 3, July 1996
- David James O’Donogheu, The poets of Ireland: a biographical and bibliographical dictionary of Irish writers of English verse, Hodges Figgis & Co., Dublin, 1912
- An Index to The Theosophical Review 1897–1909 London.
- Harper's Magazine, July 1908.
- The FictionMags Index
- A Bibliography of Yeats Criticism, 1887–1965, p. 271.
- The Englishwoman
- Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom, 1919.
- Wheeler, Ethel (1903). Verses, R. Brimley Johnson;
- Wheeler, Ethel (1905). The Year’s Horoscope, sonnets, The Brochure Series
- Rolt-Wheeler, Ethel (1906). Behind the Veil, Tales, David Nutt, London
- Rolt-Wheeler, Ethel (1910). Famous Blue-Stockings, Methuen, London
- Rolt-Wheeler, Ethel (1913). Ireland’s Veils, and other poems, Elkin Mathews, London
- Rolt-Wheeler, Ethel (1913). Women of the Cell and Cloister, Methuen, London
- Gawsworth, John (ed.) (1937). Richards’ Shilling Selections from Modern Poets: Ethel Rolt-Wheeler, London