Grove, Harriet

BORN 1791 - DIED 1867

Cousin of Percy Bysshe Shelley, who apparantely became infatuated with her when she visited him and his family at Field Place in 1809. Before and after they met they exchanged many letters. After the content of Shelley's letters became stranger her parents advised her to stop the correspondence. Not much later she was engaged to be married with William Helyer, a local farmer.

Related persons
• is cousin of Shelley, Percy Bysshe

• Holmes, Richard, Shelley, The Pursuit, Penguin Books, London, 1987

Grube, Max

Published: 1 Jan 2006
Last update: 18 Jul 2003