E. M. Forster
Person Male Born 1/1/1879 Died 7/6/1970
Novelist. Born Edward Morgan Forster at 6 Melcombe Place (demolished). 1883 moved to a house near Stevenage. In 1887 a great aunt died and Forster inherited enough to live on. Peripheral member of the Bloomsbury Group. Lived with his mother in Surrey until she died but had a base in London at 26 Brunswick Square (demolished) 1930 -1939. Then he rented 9 Arlington Park Mansions (plaque) until at least 1961.
His 6 novels (A Passage to India, Howards End, etc.) were all written by 1924. A homosexual, he had a long relationship with a married policeman, who, together with his wife, was included in Forsters circle of friends. Forster died at their home in Coventry.