Rosemary Timperley


Born
in Crouch End, North London, The United Kingdom
March 20, 1920

Died
November 09, 1988


Rosemary Timperley (20 March 1920 - 9 November 1988) was a British novelist, short story writer and screenwriter. She wrote a wide range of fiction, publishing 66 novels in 33 years, and several hundred short stories, but is best remembered for her ghost stories which appear in many anthologies. She also edited several volumes of ghost stories. Born in Crouch End, North London on 20 March 1920 to architect George Kenyon Timperley and teacher Emily Mary (née Lethem), she went to Hornsey High School, and before studying for a Bachelor of Arts degree in History at King's College, London, graduating in 1941. She then taught English and History at South-East Essex County Technical School in Dagenham, Essex, and also worked at Kensington Citizen' ...more

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