Wilbert Awdry

Died aged c. 86

Wilbert Vere Awdry OBE (15 June 1911 – 21 March 1997) was an English Anglican minister, railway enthusiast, and children's author. He was best known for creating Thomas the Tank Engine. Thomas and several other characters he created appeared in his Railway Series.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Reverend W. Awdry

Wilbert Vere Awdry 1911-1997 clergyman and author lived here 1920-1928

, Box, United Kingdom where they lived (1920-1928)

Reverend W. Awdry [full inscription unknown]

Old Rectory of The Holy Trinity Church, Elsworth, United Kingdom where they lived