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Bruce Bairnsfather

Bruce Bairnsfather

Cartoonist. WW1 artist. Born Muree, India. He was serving on the western front at the time of the Christmas Truce of 1914 and drew and wrote about it. An article in the Malvern Gazette 21/9/11, pro...

Person, Art, Literature, France, India

1 memorial

Baker Street Irregulars

Baker Street Irregulars

The Baker Street Irregulars is a literary society dedicated to the study of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Victorian world.  It is the oldest existing Sherlockian soci...

Group, Community / Clubs, History, Literature

2 memorials

Sir J. M. Barrie

Sir J. M. Barrie

Playwright and novelist. Born Kirriemuir, Scotland. Moved to London, Bloomsbury, in 1885 for his writing career. Less than 5 foot tall he was not very successful with women and developed a habit of...

Person, Theatre, Literature, Scotland

5 memorials

Nina Bawden

Nina Bawden

Writer of novels for adults and children, and late in life, campaigner for railway safety. Born Nina Mary Mabey in Ilford, Essex. As a child she was evacuated during the blitz, giving her memories...

Person, Literature, Transport

1 memorial

Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley

Illustrator. Born Aubrey Vincent Beardsley at 12 Buckingham Road, Brighton. Diagnosed with tuberculosis at the age of seven and described by his mother as 'like a delicate little piece of Dresden c...

Person, Art, Literature, France

1 memorial

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