Clemence Annie “Clem” Housman

Clemence Annie “Clem” Housman

Birth
Bromsgrove, Bromsgrove District, Worcestershire, England
Death 6 Dec 1955 (aged 94)
Street, Mendip District, Somerset, England
Burial Bathwick, Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority, Somerset, England
Memorial ID 46398833 · View Source
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Clemence Annie Housman (1861 - 1955) was a British author, illustrator and suffragette. She was the sister of Laurence Housman (1865 - 1959), an English playwright, writer and illustrator, and Alfred Edward Housman (1859 - 1936), usually known as A. E. Housman, an English poet and classical scholar.

Clemence and Laurence studied art at the Lambert School of Art and the Royal College of Art in London, where "Clem" specialised in wood-engravings. She wrote three novels: The Were-Wolf (1896), The Unknown Sea (1898) and The Life of Sir Aglovale de Gaul (1905).

From 1924 onwards Laurence and Clemence lived in the village of Street, Somerset, in the house that Laurence had built. Here Clemence died in 1955; her ashes are buried in the 'new' St. Mary the Virgin Cemetery, Bathwick Hill, close to the memorial erected to the Housman family by its most renowned member, A.E.


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  • Created by: ohSunnyOne
  • Added: 6 Jan 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46398833
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clemence Annie “Clem” Housman (23 Nov 1861–6 Dec 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46398833, citing St. Mary The Virgin Churchyard, Bathwick, Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority, Somerset, England ; Maintained by ohSunnyOne (contributor 47178112) .