Enid Blyton

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Enid Mary Blyton

Also Known As: "Waters", "Pollock"
Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: East Dulwich, Southwark, London, England
Death: Died in London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Carey Blyton and Theresa Mary Blyton
Wife of Kenneth Fraser Darrell Waters
Ex-wife of Major Hugh Alexander Pollock, DSO
Mother of Gillian Mary Bavistock and Imogen Mary Darrell Waters
Sister of Hanly Blyton and Carey Charles Blyton, Snr

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About Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton (11 Aug 1897- 28 Nov 1968) is pehaps on of the best known British writers who published over 600 children's or juvenile books in her 40-year career. Blyton's most famous series was The Famous Five. Blyton's works painted an idyllic vision of rural England, which celebrated good food, spirit of comradeship, and honesty. Her books have been translated into nearly seventy languages.

Enid Blyton born East Dulwich in London on 11th August 1897 and she died in 1968, eldest child of Thomas Carey Blyton and Theresa Mary Hamilton. her siblings Hanly Blyton and Carey Blyton moved to Beckingham, Kent when thier parents divorced.

Enid trained as a kindergarten teacher at Ipswich High School, editor 1926 magazine for children, Sunny Stories. In 1924 Blyton married Hugh Pollock, an editor of the book department of George Newnes. Blyton's marriage ended in 1942. Next year she married Kenneth Darrell Waters, a middle-aged surgeon. Her husband died in 1967. Blyton died in her sleep on November 28, 1968, in a Hampsted nursing home.

  • Residence: 1901 - 95 Chaffinch RD, Beckenham, Kent, England
  • Residence: 1901 - 95 Chaffinch RD, Beckenham, Kent, England
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Enid Blyton's Timeline

August 11, 1897
London, England
July 15, 1931
Age 33
Buckinghamshire, England
October 27, 1935
Age 38
November 28, 1968
Age 71
London, England