Seeking info on Beatrice Grimshaw

Letter to the editor
Letter to the editor

I am researching the life of the writer and traveller Beatrice Grimshaw.

She was born at “Cloona”, near Dunmurry, outside Belfast in 1870 and died at Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia in 1953.

A prolific author of novels and guidebooks, she travelled widely through the South Sea Islands, living for 27 years on Papua New Guinea.

I would be grateful to hear from anyone who may possibly have known her or have letters or photographs relating to her life.

My contact details are either by letter, or e-mail: Diana Gleadhill, 30 Ballymacashen Road, Killinchy, N Ireland. BT23 6SH,

Diana Gleadhill, Co Down