Leo Walmsley

Died aged c. 74

Leo Walmsley MC (29 September 1892–8 June 1966) was an English writer. Walmsley was born in Shipley, West Riding of Yorkshire, but brought up in Robin Hood's Bay in the North Riding. Noted for his fictional Bramblewick series, based on Robin Hood's Bay, he fought in the Royal Flying Corps, later the Royal Air Force, in the First World War, being awarded the Military Cross.

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Leo Walmsley 1892-1966 author lived here 1894-1913

King Street, Robin Hood's Bay, United Kingdom where they lived

The author Leo Walmsley 1892-1966 was born here.

7, Clifton Place, Shipley, United Kingdom where they was born (1892)

The Old Chapel The date on this former Chapel records the first occasion on which John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, preached here on June 28th 1779. Author Leo Walmsley attended the school at the rear of the building and wrote vivid accounts of his schooldays in his novels.

The Old Chapel, Chapel Street, Robin Hood's Bay, United Kingdom where they was