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 Alice Liddell

Alice Liddell

Birth
Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Death 16 Nov 1934 (aged 82)
Westerham, Sevenoaks District, Kent, England
Burial Lyndhurst, New Forest District, Hampshire, England
Memorial ID 8716 · View Source
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Literary Figure. She was the child on whom author Lewis Carroll based his book "Alice in Wonderland." The daughter of Henry Lydell and Lorina Hanna, she met Lewis Carroll in a rowboat travelling in 1862 on the River Thames and become his friend and the inspiration for his famous book. The original manuscript of "Alice's Adventures Under Ground" (original title) was auctioned for Sotheby's and today resides in the British Library. She was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium and was buried under the name of Mrs. Reginald Hargreaves in Hampshire. A plaque on the ground reads: "The grave of Mrs. Reginald Hargreaves, the 'Alice' in Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland."

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Added: 5 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8716
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alice Liddell (4 May 1852–16 Nov 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8716, citing St Michael and All Angels Churchyard, Lyndhurst, New Forest District, Hampshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated.