John Galsworthy
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John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933)

John Galsworthy
Born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 23 Sep 1905 [location unknown]
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Died in Hampstead, Middlesex, England, United Kingdommap
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John Galsworthy was an English novelist and playwright.

Biography

An English novelist and playwright, best known for The Forsyte Saga.

John was born at Galsworthy House(was Parkhurst) in 1867[1] He was the son of John Galsworthy and Blanche Bartleet

He was living with his parents and siblings in Kingston, Surrey, England in 1871[2]

He was a boarder living at Derby Rd Saugeen, Christchurch, Hampshire, England and he was attending school in 1881[3]

He was boarding in Eastbourne, Sussex, England with his siblings and he was a barrister in law in 1891[4]

He was living in Chelsea, Middlesex, England and he was a Novelist in 1901[5]

He wrote his first publication was in 1897 called From The Four Winds, A Collection of Short Stories. These and several subsequent works were published under the his pen name of John Sinjohn until 1904.

He started publishing under his own name from 1904 when he wrote his fisrt play The Silver Box in 1906.

He married Ada Cooper in St. George Hanover Square, London, England in 1905[6]

He was living with his wife in Kensington, Middlesex, England and he was a novelist and dramatist in 1911[7]

He campaigned for a variety of causes, including prison reform, women's rights, and animal welfare, and also against censorship through his work.

He passed away in 1933[8]

He was buried at Highgate Cemetery in 1933[9]

Sources

  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X3V-KHG : 1 October 2014), John Galsworthy, 1867; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Kingston, Surrey, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRND-9QJ : 24 July 2015), John Galsworthy in entry for John Galsworthy, 1871.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q274-GDJ4 : 13 December 2017), John Galsworthy, Christchurch, Hampshire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 21, Piece/Folio 1194/124, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,545.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4Z11-BMM : 3 May 2019), John Galsworthy Jr, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Sussex county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9HH-LMF : 20 May 2019), John Galsworthy, Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Chelsea South subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  6. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:267V-9BH : 13 December 2014), John Galsworthy, 1905; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1905, quarter 3, vol. 1A, p. 1164, St. George Hanover Square, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  7. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWLC-4NT : 17 May 2019), John Galsworthy, Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  8. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVHX-FTDM : 4 September 2014), John Galsworthy, 1933; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Hampstead, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  9. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV9-14LT : 27 September 2018), John Galsworthy, ; Burial, Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England, Highgate Cemetery (West); citing record ID 23469, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

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