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 Lewis Grassic Gibbon

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Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Birth
Kirktown of Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death 7 Feb 1935 (aged 33)
Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Hatfield District, Hertfordshire, England
Burial Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Plot Buried at St Ternan's Churchyard, Arbuthnott 23 February 1935
Memorial ID 8168226 View Source
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Famed Scottish-born writer. Born James Leslie Mitchell but wrote under Grassic Gibbon, he was immortilised by his trilogy of works " A Scots Quair". Sunset Song (1932), Cloud Howe (1933) and Grey Granite (1934) make up the trilogy. Gibbon was cremated here on the 11th February 1935, the ashes later being removed.

Bio by: Kieran Smith


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For the memory of JAMES LESLIE MITCHELL
(LEWIS GRASSIC GIBBON)
13th Feb 1901
7th Feb 1935
Erected by Ray

And for the memory of
REBECCA (RAY) MIDDLETON
Wife of James Leslie Mitchell
25th Oct 1901 –
25th Sept 1978


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kieran Smith
  • Added: 9 Dec 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8168226
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8168226/lewis-grassic-gibbon : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Grassic Gibbon (13 Feb 1901–7 Feb 1935), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8168226, citing Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find a Grave .