Edward Hughes

Edward James Hughes (1930 - 1998)

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Edward James "Ted" Hughes
Born in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in St George the Martyr Holborn, London, Englandmap
Father of [private daughter (1960s - unknown)] and
Died in London, Canterbury, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Feb 2017
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Edward James "Ted" Hughes OM was an English poet and children's writer. Critics frequently rank him as one of the best poets of his generation, and one of the twentieth century's greatest writers. He served as Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death.

He was born on August 17, 1930,[1] in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, England.[2]

He died on October 28, 1998, aged 68, in London, England.[2]


  1. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVZ6-1VD1 : 4 September 2014), Edward James Hughes, Oct 1998; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death Registration, Southwark, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wikipedia contributors. "Ted Hughes" Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Accessed 11 Feb 2017.

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