Eliza ActonEliza Acton
English Writer
1799 – 1859 A.D.

Eliza Acton, an English writer.During her early years she wrote poetry, but she is remembered as one of the first women to prepare a cook-book.

Her popular work Modern Cookery, published in 1845 has gone through numerous editions.

In 1857 she brought out her last work, The English Bread-Book, treating of the various ways of making bread, and of the constituent parts of numerous bread-stuffs.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.

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