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 Edward Frederic “E.F.” Benson

Edward Frederic “E.F.” Benson

Birth
Crowthorne, Bracknell Forest Borough, Berkshire, England
Death 29 Feb 1940 (aged 72)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Rye, Rother District, East Sussex, England
Memorial ID 6247 · View Source
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Author and Biographer. Son of Archbishop Benson, the Archbishop of Canterbury. He was the most prolific of the three Benson brothers who wrote and were published; his works include a number of ghost stories, the social comedies "Mapp & Lucia" and a range of biographies and autobiographies. He was thrice Mayor of Rye, in East Sussex (down the coast from Hastings), and in the later years of his life, he lived in Lamb House, formerly the home of Henry James.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Aug 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6247
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Frederic “E.F.” Benson (24 Jul 1867–29 Feb 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6247, citing Rye Cemetery, Rye, Rother District, East Sussex, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .