‘Christian Carstairs’

( ? - 1794)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Carstairs, Christian. Original Poems. By a Lady, Dedicated to Miss Ann Henderson. A Tribute to Gratitude and Friendships. Edinburgh: Andrew Shortrede, 1786. (ESTC T76883)

Biographical note

According to Roger Lonsdale, conceivably Mrs. Grizel Carstairs (d. 1794), daughter of James Bruce Carstairs of Kinross in Fife (d. 1768), who is said to have become a governess.



  • Lonsdale, Roger, ed. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1989. 267-269. Print.