Wyndham, John, 1903-1969

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Dates:
Birth 1903-07-10
Death 1969-03-11
Britons

Biographical notes:

Epithet: of Add MS 32490

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000574.0x00002e

John Wyndham (John Wyndham Parkes Lucas) ( July 10 1903 – March 10, 1969 ) was a well-known and highly regarded British writer of science fiction. He has the distinction of being widely read and reviewed in both the genre and in general. His book Day of the Triffids was the source of the popular motion picture of the same title. Wyndham’s writing career started in 1931 with his first sale, Worlds to Barter, and continued until his death. Some of his fiction continues to remain in print today.

From the guide to the Inventory of the John Wyndham Collection: Sci Fi MSS 00226., 1962, (Cushing Memorial Library)

J. Wyndham, 1833-19--, was the third son of George Wyndham of Dalwood, Branxton, N.S.W. Joseph Chambers was a solicitor in East Maitland.

From the description of Letterbooks [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225776191

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  • Luton, Bedfordshire (as recorded)
  • Staveley, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Melbury Sampford, Dorset (as recorded)
  • Wybunbury, Cheshire (as recorded)
  • Bromham, Bedfordshire (as recorded)
  • St. Decuman, Somerset (as recorded)
  • Filleigh, Devon (as recorded)
  • Colan, Cornwall (as recorded)
  • South Warnborough, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Winestead, Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Milton Abbas, Dorset (as recorded)
  • Ardingley, Sussex (as recorded)
  • Cobham, Kent (as recorded)
  • Little Wenham, Suffolk (as recorded)
  • Barningham-Norwood, Norfolk (as recorded)
  • Brabourne, Kent (as recorded)
  • Stoke Rochford, Lincolnshire (as recorded)
  • Heythrop, Oxfordshire (as recorded)
  • Fairford, Gloucestershire (as recorded)
  • Impington, Cambridgeshire (as recorded)
  • Rainham, Kent (as recorded)
  • Weston-on-Avon, Gloucestershire (as recorded)
  • Sefton, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Antingham, Norfolk (as recorded)
  • Ormskirk, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Hunstanton, Norfolk (as recorded)
  • Piddletown, Dorset (as recorded)
  • Morley, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Childrey, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Southwick, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Steventon, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Budock, Cornwall (as recorded)
  • Church-Knowle, Dorset (as recorded)
  • Ashbourne, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Great Chart, Kent (as recorded)
  • Moreton, Dorset (as recorded)
  • Wilne, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire (as recorded)
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  • Stratton, Cornwall (as recorded)
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  • Kimpton, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Floore, Northamptonshire (as recorded)
  • Harlington, Middlesex (as recorded)
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  • Hillingdon, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Hever, Kent (as recorded)
  • Clovelly, Devon (as recorded)
  • Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Conisholme, Lincolnshire (as recorded)
  • Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire (as recorded)
  • St Columb Major, Cornwall (as recorded)
  • Yealmpton, Devon (as recorded)
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  • Kinver, Staffordshire (as recorded)
  • Harford, Devon (as recorded)
  • Cossington, Somerset (as recorded)
  • Kendal, Westmorland (as recorded)