After their mother died, Constantia and Josephine lived with their Aunt Florence until they left school. It is unknown whether this aunt was related to their mother or father, but she does not seem to have been a particularly nurturing or positive presence in their lives, since Josephine does not reflect at all on her influence.
Aunt Florence Character Timeline in The Daughters of the Late Colonel
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The Daughters of the Late Colonel
...different if her mother hadn’t died, but she doesn’t think it would have been. Their Aunt Florence lived with them until they finished school. They then moved three times, had a yearly... (full context)