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date: 20 January 2020

Ayrton [née Walshe; other married name Balchin], Elisabeth Evelynlocked

(1910–1991)
  • Justine Hopkins

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Ayrton [née Walshe; other married name Balchin], Elisabeth Evelyn (1910–1991), novelist and writer on cookery, was born on 2 February 1910 at Littlefield Farm, Worplesdon, Surrey, the eldest child of Douglas Thomas George Walshe (1880–1952) and his first wife, Phyllis Sydney, née...

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