Sir Edmund Gosse
Person Male Born 21/9/1849 Died 16/5/1928
Born 13 Trafalgar Terrace (now 56 Mortimer Road), Hackney, son of Philip Gosse. Writer, best known for his book ‘Father and Son’ which is partly autobiographical and depicts the new generation freeing itself from the old. A successful lecturer and friend of many of the literary and artistic figures of his age. Knighted 1925. Died 50 Weymouth Street.