William Wymark Jacobs
Person Male Born 8/9/1863 Died 1/9/1943
Author. Born in Wapping. He worked in the civil service before taking up writing. Wrote mainly collections of short stories. One of them, 'The Lady of the Barge', included his best known work, 'The Monkey's Paw', considered a horror classic. Find a Grave has a photo of Jacobs.