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Date of Birth 15 November 1890Bury, Lancashire, England, UK
Date of Death 11 January 1969Chislehurst, Kent, England, UK  (heart attack)
Birth NameRichmal Crompton Lamburn

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Richmal Crompton was born on November 15, 1890 in Bury, Lancashire, England as Richmal Crompton Lamburn. She was a writer, known for Just William (1976), Over to William (1956) and Just William (1940). She died on January 11, 1969 in Chislehurst, Kent, England.

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British novelist and story writer.
Originally a grade school teacher, she based her William Brown novels on the actions of her students.
Although her William Brown books were her most popular works, she also wrote about 40 adult novels.
She contracted poliomyelitis in 1923.

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