England, E. M. (Edith Mary), 1899-1979

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England, E. M. (Edith Mary), 1899-1979

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  • England, E. M. (Edith Mary), 1899-

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  • England, Edith Mary, 1899-1979
  • Anders, Edith Mary, 1899-
  • Anders, Edith Mary, 1899-1981
  • England, Edith May, 1899-
  • England, E. M. (Edith Mary), 1899-1981
  • Bertie, Edith Mary

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Edith Mary England was born on 1 July 1899 in Townsville, Queensland. At six years old the family moved to a farm near Boonah. In 1922 she married Schomberg Montagu Bertie. Bertie died in 1937. In 1942 she married Harry August Anders. England wrote novels, short stories, poetry and verse. She won several poetry and verse awards. England worked in a variety of jobs, including the social editor of The Queensland Times, and as a music teacher.


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US DLC no2009103297

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Revised, Linda Justo, 19-Jun-2021. Revised, AM, 07-Apr-2020.




Author record, Edith Mary England, AustLit, accessed online 28-Jan-2020.

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Updated to remove the legacy practice of referring to married women by their husbands name, Linda Justo, 19-Jun-2021. Death date taken from AustLit record though LC authority has different year, Amanda Main, 07-Apr-2020.

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