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
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
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
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
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
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Born: 18/9/1909, 111 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration, Africa, Ghana
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