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date: 24 September 2020

Avery, Gillian Eliselocked

  • Alex May


Avery, Gillian Elise (1926–2016), children’s writer and historian of children’s literature, was born on 30 September 1926 at 86 Woods Road, Reigate, Surrey, the daughter of Norman Bates Avery (1884–1957), estate agent, and his wife, Grace Elise, née Dunn (1902–1989...

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