1.Mary Barton (1848)
   2.The Moorland Cottage (1850)
   3.Ruth (1853)
   4.Cranford (1853)
   5.North and South (Household Words, x, 1855)
   6.The Life of Charlotte Bronte (1857)
   7.My Lady Ludlow (Household Words, xviii, 1858)
   8.Sylvia's Lovers (1863)
   9.A Dark Night's Work (All the Year Round, viii-ix, 1863)
  10.Cousin Phillis (Cornhill Magazine, viii, 1864)
  11.Wives and Daughters (Cornhill Magazine, x, 1866)

Short Stories

   1."Sketches among the Poor, No. I" [with William Gaskell] (Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, xli, 1837)
   2."Clopton Hall" [in William Howitt's Visits to Remarkable Places] (1840)
   3."Life in Manchester: Libbie Marsh's Three Eras" (Howitt's Journal, i, 1847)
   4."The Sexton's Hero" (Howitt's Journal, ii, 1847)
   5."Our Manchester Correspondent; Emerson's Lectures" (Howitt's Journal, ii, 1847) [dubious attribution]
   6."Letter of Enquiry" (Howitt's Journal, ii, 1847) [dubious attribution]
   7."Christmas Storms and Sunshine" (Howitt's Journal, iii, 1848)
   8."Hand and Heart" (Sunday School Penny Magazine, ii, 1849)
   9."The Last Generation in England" (Sartain's Union Magazine, 1849) [later expanded as Cranford]
  10."Martha Preston" (Sartain's Union Magazine, vi, 1850) [rewritten as "Half a Lifetime Ago"]
  11."Lizzie Leigh" (HW, i, 1849)
  12."The Well of Pen-Morfa" (HW, ii, 1850)
  13."The Heart of John Middleton" (HW, ii, 1850)
  14."Mr Harrison's Confessions" (The Ladies' Companion, iii, 1851)
  15."Disappearances" (HW, iii, 1851)
  16."The Deserted Mansion" (Fraser's Magazine, xliv, 1851)
  17."Our Society at Cranford" (1851) [Cranford, I-II]
  18."A Love Affair at Cranford" (1852) [Cranford, III-IV]
  19."Bessy's Troubles at Home" (Sunday School Penny Magazine, n.s.ii, 1852)
  20."Memory at Cranford" (1852) [Cranford, V-VI]
  21."Visiting at Cranford" (1852) [Cranford, VII-VIII]
  22."The Shah's English Gardener" (HW, v, 1852)
  23."The Old Nurse's Story" (HW, Xmas 1852 in "Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire")
  24."Cumberland Sheep Shearers" (HW, vi, 1853)
  25."The Great Cranford Panic" (1853) [Cranford, IX-XI]
  26."Stopped Payment at Cranford" (1853) [Cranford, XII-XIII]
  27."Friends in Need" (1853) [Cranford, XIV]
  28."A Happy Return to Cranford" (1853) [Cranford, XV-XVI]
  29."Bran" (1853)
  30."Morton Hall" (HW, viii, 1853)
  31."Traits and Stories of the Huguenots" (HW, viii, 1853)
  32."My French Master" (HW, viii, 1853)
  33."The Squire's Story" (HW, Xmas 1853 in "Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire")
  34."The Scholar's Story" (1853)
  35."Uncle Peter " (Fraser's Magazine, 48, 1853)
  36."Modern Greek Songs" (HW, ix, 1854)
  37."Company Manners" (HW, ix, 1854)
  38."An Accursed Race" (HW, xii, 1855)
  39."Half a Lifetime Ago" (HW, xii, 1855) [reworked version of "Martha Preston"]
  40."The Poor Clare" (HW, xiv, 1856)
  41."The Siege of the Black Cottage" (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, xiv, 1857) [uncertain attribution]
  42."The Doom of the Griffiths" (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, xvi, 1858)
  43."An Incident at Niagara Falls" (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, xvii, 1858) [almost certainly Gaskell's; an interpolated episode in Cummins's Mabel
  44."The Sin of a Father" (HW, xviii, 1858) [republished as "Right at Last"]
  45."Right at Last" (1858)
  46."The Manchester Marriage" (HW, Xmas 1858 in "A House to Let")
  47."The Half-Brothers" (Dublin University Magazine, Nov., 1859)
  48."Lois the Witch" (AYR, i, 1859)
  49."The Ghost in the Garden Room" (AYR, Xmas 1859 in "The Haunted House") [republished as "The Crooked Branch"]
  50."Curious if True" (Cornhill Magazine, v, 1860)
  51."The Grey Woman" (AYR, iv, 1861)
  52."Six Weeks at Heppenheim" (Cornhill Magazine, v, 1862)
  53."Shams" (Fraser's Magazine, lxvii, 1863)
  54."An Italian Institution" (AYR, iv, 1863)
  55."The Cage at Cranford" (AYR, x, 1863)
  56."How the First Floor Went to Crowley Castle" (AYR, Xmas 1863 in "Mrs Lirriper's Lodgings") [republished as "Crowley Castle"]
  57."French Life" (Fraser's Magazine, lxix, 1864)
  58."Some Passages from the History of the Chomley Family" (Fraser's Magazine, 72, 1864)
  59."Review of Torrens, W. T. M., Lancashire's Lesson" (The Reader, v, 1865) [uncertain attribution]
  60."A Column of Gossip from Paris" (Pall Mall Gazette, 25 March 1865) [This and two following items identified by Sharps.]
  61."A Column of Gossip from Paris" (Pall Mall Gazette, 28 March 1865)
  62."A Letter of Gossip from Paris" (Pall Mall Gazette, 25 April 1865)
  63."A Parson's Holiday" (Pall Mall Gazette, ii, 1865)
  64."Two Fragments of Ghost Stories" (n.d.)