Winifred Holtby

woman, writer, and reformer

Died aged c. 37

Winifred Holtby (23 June 1898 – 29 September 1935) was an English novelist and journalist, now best known for her novel South Riding, which was posthumously published in 1936.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Vera Brittain 1893-1970 Winifred Holtby 1898-1935 writers and reformers lived here

58 Doughty Street, Camden, WC1, London, United Kingdom where they lived

One of the oddest street names in the country, Land of Green Ginger was the title of a Winifred Holtby novel. The name's origin remains a mystery.

Land of Green Ginger, Hull, United Kingdom where they wrote about