|Full Name||Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna|
Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna was a prolific British author of religious tracts and children’s stories. Her only significant contribution to Canadian literature was The Newfoundland Fishermen (1835), inspired by her years as a military wife in Nova Scotia, 1815-1818. For a more complete bibliography, see her entry in the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Her identity as "The Watchman" has not been indisputably verified.
For a more detailed biography and bibliography, see her entry in the Canada's Early Women Writers project.
|Birthplace||Norwich, Norfolk, England|
|Deathplace||Ramsgate, Kent, England|