Person    | Female  Born 26/12/1913  Died 22/5/1992

Elizabeth David

Cookery writer. Born as Elizabeth Gwynne into a wealthy family. Travelled in Europe and around the Mediterranean, spending some years in Cairo, where she married in 1944. Returned to England in 1946. moving into the Chelsea house in 1947, divorced in 1960. No children. Her first book 'A Book of Mediterranean Food', 1950, was welcomed by the Britain of  wartime austerity. Died at her Chelsea home.

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Elizabeth David

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Elizabeth David

Elizabeth David, 1913 - 1992, cookery writer, lived and worked here, 1947 - 1...

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Alexis Soyer

Alexis Soyer

Chef, author of cookbooks, inventor. One of the first celebrity chefs. Born France. Trained in Paris and fled to England during the French Revolution in 1830. Designed, invented and introduced vari...

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Victualling Yard, Deptford

Victualling Yard, Deptford

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Twinning

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