The Letters of Mrs Lefroy
Edited by Helen Lefroy and Gavin Turner. Published 2007. pp 258
Including illustrations, biographical and topographical indices and family pedigrees, this book contains letters written by Mrs Lefroy, the wife of the rector of Ashe, a village close to Steventon, who, despite a 25 year age gap, was a close friend of Jane Austen. There is a short family history, followed by letters, mainly to her son Edward, from 1800 to her death in 1804.