ANOTHER PAST LODGER RELATES CERTAIN PASSAGES TO HER HUSBAND

Another Past Lodger Relates Certain Passages to Her Husband by Hesba Stretton.

Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy is a seven chapter story with different authors for each chapter. Hesba Stretton wrote Chapter 6 - "Another Past Lodger Relates Certain Passages to Her Husband." It is the 1864 "Extra Christmas Number" of All the Year Round conducted by Charles Dickens.

Jane is a past lodger, who occupied the second floor, relates a story to Major J. Jackman and Mrs. Lirriper. The story is about Adelaide and her husband, who had recently visited.

When the story begins, Jane's mother wanted Jane and Owen to be married, but Owen was to marry Adelaide. The wedding day comes but there is no Adelaide to be found. Mrs. Vernon has deceived everyone.—Curiosmith (2013).

Characters:

  • Owen Scott — took the charge of rector.
  • Jane Meadows — the woman who married Owen.
  • Adelaide Vernon — the women who was to marry Owen.
  • Mr. Vernon — the rector.
  • Mrs. Vernon — the rector's wife who suffered with a malady.