Person    | Male  Born 8/9/1863  Died 1/9/1943

William Wymark Jacobs

Categories: Literature

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.

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William Wymark Jacobs

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W. W. Jacobs - NW1

W. W. Jacobs, 1863-1943, author, lived here. English Heritage

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