George Du Maurier
(1834-1896)

Died aged c. 62

George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier (6 March 1834 – 8 October 1896) was a Franco-British cartoonist and author, known for his cartoons in Punch and for his novel Trilby. He was the father of actor Sir Gerald du Maurier and grandfather of writers Angela du Maurier and Dame Daphne du Maurier. He was also the father of Sylvia Llewelyn Davies and grandfather of the five boys who inspired J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan.

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George Du Maurier lived here 1874 to 1895

New Grove House, 28 Hampstead Grove, Camden, London, United Kingdom where they lived

George Du Maurier 1834-1896 artist and writer lived here 1863-1868

91 Great Russell Street, Camden, WC1, London, United Kingdom where they lived