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Edith Sitwell

Edith Sitwell

Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE Born on the 7th of September 1887 – Died on the 9th of December 1964 Edith L Sitwell was a British poet and critic and the eldest of the three literary Sitwell family. Dame E L Sitwell published poetry continuously from 1913, some of it abstract and set to music. […]

Sir Edward James Harland

Sir Edward Harland Statue

Sir Edward James Harland Born 15th May 1831 – Died 24th December 1895 Edward Harland was born in Scarborough in the North Riding of Yorkshire. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy. In 1846 at the age of 15 he took an apprenticeship at the engineering works of Robert Stephenson and Company, famous locomotive engineers, […]

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