Young, Francis Brett

Born: Jun 29, 1884 AD
Died: 1954 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Novelists

1884 - Born in Halesowen, West Midlands on the 29th of June.

1907 - He started practice at Brixham, Devon and married Jessie Hankinson the following year.

1912 - His wife was a singer and he accompanied her as well as composing two sets of songs for her, published.
1914 - His first published novel Deep Sea.

1916 - The Iron Age is set partly in Ludlow, Shropshire.

1918 - During the First World War he saw service in Africa in the Medical Corps but was invalided out, no longer able to practice medicine.

1929 - The couple went to live in Capri but travelled widely, including trips to South Africa, the United States and summers in the Lake District of England.

1932 - They returned to live in England and settled at Craycombe House, Fladbury, Worcestershire.

1954 - Died on the 28th of March.

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