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Graham, Aelfrida Catherine Wetenhall, 1883 - 1959 (nee Tillyard, writer)



  • Existence: 1883 - 1959

Dates and places

Born Cambridge 1883. Died [Oxford?] 1959.

Geographical areas

Lived and educated in Cambridge until 1907. Travelled to Russia, the USA and Germany with her husband until 1910. Lived variously in Cambridge, Oxford and Monmouthshire from 1910-1959.

Legal status / Nationality


Sphere of activity

Her main occupation was writing poetry, biography, novels and religious works. Spent 10 years as an Anglican tertiary in a convent in Monmouthshire.


Married to Constantine Cleanthes Graham (formerly Michaelides) from 1907 to 1921.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Personal Papers of Aelfrida Tillyard, 1856 - 2013

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Tillyard
Scope and Contents The papers include Aelfrida Tillyard's personal and biographical records, the most substantial of which are 75 personal diaries in an unbroken sequence dating from 1897 to 1959. The papers also include copies of some of her published works and manuscripts of some of her unpublished writings, in particular those religious works and novels which she wrote in the 1940s and 1950s. Papers of both daughters are also held in the archives: see GCPP Graham A1 (Alethea Graham, Girton 1926) and GCPP...
Dates: 1856 - 2013