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Awdry, W

LC control no.n 84114644
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Personal name headingAwdry, W.
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Variant(s)Awdry, W. V. (Wilbert Vere)
Awdry, Wilbert Vere
Birth date19110615
Death date19970321
Place of birthHampshire (England)
Place of deathRodborough (Stroud, England)
Field of activityReligion Children's literature
AffiliationUniversity of Oxford
Profession or occupationPriests Authors
Found inA Guide to the steam rail. of G.B., 1984: t.p. (Rev. W. Awdry)
LC data base, 6/6/84 (hdg.: Awdry, W.)
Long, P. J. The Birmingham and Gloucester Railway, 1987: t.p. (Rev. W.V. Awdry) Brit. CIP (Awdry, W.)
Meet Thomas the tank engine and his friends, c1989: CIP t.p. (Rev. W. Awdry) data sheet (b. 1911)
New York times, Mar. 23, 1997: obituaries (W. Awdry, 85, children's book author, dies; d. Mar. 21, 1997 at his home in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England; Wilbert Vere Awdry, an Anglican minister)
Wikipedia, Sept. 26, 2013 (Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry OBE (15 June 1911-21 March 1997) was an English Anglican cleric, railway enthusiast and children's author. Better known as the Reverend W. Awdry, he was the creator of Thomas the Tank Engine, the central figure in his acclaimed Railway Series; born in Ampfield, Hampshire, England; died in Rodborough, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England; B.A., Oxford, 1933; wrote the Thomas stories for his son, Christopher)
Associated languageeng