Frederic Manning

(22 July 1882 – 22 February 1935 / Sydney)

Frederic Manning
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Frederic Manning was an Australian poet and novelist.


Born in Sydney, Manning was the son (one of eight children) of local politician Sir William Patrick Manning. His family were Catholics, of Irish origin. A sickly child (asthma), Manning was educated exclusively at home. As a teenager he formed a close friendship with Arthur Galton, a scholarly man who was Secretary to the Governor of New South Wales. Galton went home to England in 1898, taking Manning with him, but Manning returned to Australia in 1900. In 1903, he finally settled in the UK.

Early years in England

Manning moved in with Galton, who had become the Vicar of Edenham, a ... more »

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