1.) (Fictitious character) In Emma, by Jane Austen, Mrs. Cole and her husband live in Highbury, where they were considered to be of low origins since they are in trade. They have become wealthy, however, and so have risen in public esteem.
2.) (Fictitious character) In Bramton Wick by Elizabeth Fair, Mrs. Coles was an acknowledged Beauty in her youth. She married Edward Coles, who owned Endbury, the finest house in area. He died young, and the death duties forced her to sell Endbury to Lady Masters, and rent Woodside from Miles Corton. Her daughters, Gillian and Laura, grew up with Toby Masters, and her dream is for one of them to marry him and become the mistress of Endbury,