Dates: 1807 - 1878|
Source of Characteristics: DNB
Characteristics: Miscellaneous writer
Source of Characteristics: Athenaeum
Characteristics: Contributed reviews on a wide range of subjects, including history (English, Scottish, Irish and French in particular), angling, hunting and horse riding, cookery and wine, English county histories and guide books, almanacs, travel and exploration, philology, languages, and folklore.
Research Notes: Following the death of Sir Charles Dilke, the proprietor of The Athenaeum in May 1869, Doran became acting editor. It is not known exactly for how long. Later in the year, Norman MacColl and Sir Charles W. Dilke II became joint editors, and soon after that MacColl became sole editor.
Mark: DR DORAN