Person    | Female  Born 24/11/1849  Died 29/10/1924

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Categories: Literature

Countries: USA

Born as Frances Eliza Hodgson in Cheetham Hill on the edge of Manchester on 24 November 1849 and author of Little Lord Fauntleroy and The Secret Garden.

She died, aged 74 years, on 29 October 1924 at her home, 'Fairseat', Plandome Park, Long Island, USA and was buried in Roslyn Cemetery, Northern Boulevard, Greenvale, Nassau County, New York. Our picture source gives a biography of her life.

We understand there is a statue/memorial to her in Central Park, New York.

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