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Cradock, Fanny, 1909-1994


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  • Variants

    • Cradock, Phyllis, 1909-1994
    • Pechey, Phyllis Nan Sortain, 1909-1994
    • Primrose-Pechey, Phyllis Nan Sortain, 1909-1994
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19090226
    • Death Date

        19941227
    • Birth Place

        Leytonstone, London, England
    • Death Place

        Hailsham, England
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

        Cook
          Television personality
            Journalist
              Novelist
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          • Earlier Established Forms

            • Cradock, Phyllis, 1910-
          • Sources

            • found: Fabulous Fanny Cradock, 2007:p. 229 (died 27 Dec. 1994)
            • found: LC database, May 30, 2013(hdg.: Cradock, Fanny, 1910- ; usage: Fanny Cradock [predominant form], Frances Dale)
            • found: Oxford dictionary of national biography, viewed May 30, 2013(Cradock, Phyllis Nan Sortain (Fanny); b. Feb. 26, 1909, Leytonstone, Essex; daughter of Archibald Thomas Pechey and his wife, Bijou Sortain, née Hancock; by the time of her first marriage she had embellished her surname, giving it as "Primrose-Pechey"; m. Sidney Arthur Vernon Evans, Oct. 10, 1926 (d. a few days or months later); m. Arthur William Chapman, 1928; m. Gregory Leo Edmund Dye (or Holden-Dye), 1939; left him within a few weeks for Major John Cradock (m. 1977, d. 1987) d. Dec. 27, 1994, Hailsham, Sussex; television chef; called herself Frances Dale on the spine of the nine romantic novels she wrote [usage in LC copies of novels: Fanny Cradock] and in the by-line she enjoyed as fashion editor of the Sunday graphic; she and Johnny joined the Daily telegraph under the nom de plume Bon Viveur)
            • found: Wikipedia, viewed May 30, 2013(under Fanny Cradock: Phyllis Nan Sortain Pechey, better known as Fanny Cradock; b. Feb. 26, 1909, Leytonstone, Essex; d. Dec. 27, 1994, Hailsham, East Sussex; unable to marry Johnnie Cradock because of her husband's refusal to get divorced, she changed her surname to Cradock by deed poll in 1942; wrote novels under the names Phyllis Cradock and Fanny Cradock; also wrote books under the name Frances Dale; wrote a column with Johnnie for the Daily telegraph under the pen name Bon Viveur)
            • notfound: Bon voyage, 1950: t.p. (Frances Dale)
          • LC Classification

            • PR6053.R23
          • Change Notes

            • 1980-02-26: new
            • 2013-06-01: revised
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