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Allen Raine was the pseudonym of the Welsh novelist Anne Adalisa Puddicombe (6 October 1836 — 21 June 1908).
Total Books: 63
She was born Anne Adalisa Evans in Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire, the daughter of a lawyer. Her father was a lawyer and the grandson of David Davis (1745—1827); her mother was the granddaughter of Daniel Rowland. In 1849, she was sent to be educated with the family of a Unitarian minister, Henry Solly, at Cheltenham, and afterwards lived in the suburbs of London with her sister. Returning to Wales in 1856 she married Byron Puddicombe in April 1872; he was the foreign correspondent of Smith Payne's Bank, London. They lived in the London area until February 1900, when her husband became mentally ill. They retired to Bronm˘r, Traethsaith in Cardiganshire. Following his death in 1906, she remained there until her death.