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Young, Francis Brett

Born: 1884 AD
Died: 1954 AD
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.