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British Writers: T - Z

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  • Mary Tourtel (1874 - 1948)
    Artist, she is best remembered as the creator of Rupert Bear. Born Mary Caldwell into an artistic family and growing up studying art she ended up marrying the associate editor of The Daily Express news...
  • Mary Wesley, CBE (1912 - 2002)
    Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Siepmann [née Farmar], Mary Aline [other married name Mary Aline Eady, Lady Swinfen; pseud. Mary Wesley] (1912–2002), novelist, was born on 24 June 1912, at Re...
  • Francis Guy Percy Wyndham (1924 - 2017)
    'It was a monologue, but it was a monologue that I wanted to hear' Friend and confidant of Bruce Chatwin, Jean Rhys, VS Naipaul and Bruce Chatwin, Francis Wyndham has moved in English literature's most...
  • Julian Tennyson (1915 - 1945)
    Charles Julian Tennyson (7 February 1915 – 7 March 1945) was an English writer and historian most famous for his writings on his home county of Suffolk. He was the second son of Sir Charles Tennyso...
  • Rebecca West (1892 - 1983)
    Wiki: Cicely Isabel Fairfield (21 December 1892–15 March 1983), known by her pen name Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, DBE was an English author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer. A p...

British Writers: T - Z

This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources.

Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (The arrowed buttons below are linked to the other pages).

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  • Jenny Uglow
  • Evelyn Underhill
  • Florence Kate Upton
  • Edward Upward (1903-2009)
  • Alison Uttley born Alice Jane Taylor (1884- 1976)


  • Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  • Henry Vaughan (1622–1695)
  • Margaret Veley
  • Jules Verne (1828-1905)
  • Frances Parthenope Verney
  • Elizabeth Vesey
  • Dorothy Vicary
  • Salley Vickers
  • Barbara Vine see Ruth Rendell
  • Ernest Alfred Vizetelly (1853-1922)



  • Jane Yardley
  • Ann Yearsley
  • Margaret Yorke
  • E. H. Young
  • William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939) Irish poet
  • Edward Young (1683-1765)
  • Israel Zangwill (1864 – 1926) British humorist and writer.

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