BOOK PINNER HOTELS

Featured Destination

March 2019: Hereford

April can be a tricky month for weather in Britain: surprisingly sunny days interspersed with spring showers. So a destination where the best of the ...More
More Uk destinations

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Pinner, London
Born on 5th of June 1884
Died on 27th of August 1969

Born 1884. Died 1969 - English novelist.

Studied classics at Royal Holloway College, London. Published first novel Dolores (1911). Novels set in upper class Victorian or Edwardian society. Works include Pastors and Manors (1925), Parents and Children (1941) and The Mighty and their Fall (1961). Won James Tait Black Memorial Prize with Mother and Son (1955).

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3492 views since 16th February 2007

Brit Quote:
If someone's dumb enough to offer me a million dollars to make a picture, I'm certainly not dumb enough to turn it down. - Elizabeth Taylor
More Quotes

On this day:
Thomas Cranmer Burnt at the Stake - 1556
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages