Elspeth Huxley

She was born on July 23, 1907 (died on January 10, 1997, she was 89 years old) .


Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE was a polymath writer journalist broadcaster magistrate environmentalist farmer and government advisor. She wrote 30 books; but she is best known for her lyrical books The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard which were based on her experiences growing up in a coffee farm in Colonial Kenya. Her husband Gervas Huxley was a grandson of Thomas Huxley and a cousin of Aldous Huxley. read more

Her Parents

Eleanor Lilian Grosvenor
Eleanor Lilian Grosvenor
Josceline Charles Henry Grant
Josceline Charles Henry Grant

Her mother is Eleanor Lilian Grosvenor and her father is Josceline Charles Henry Grant. When Elspeth born she was 22 years old. () and Josceline Charles Henry Grant was 32 years old when Elspeth born.

Is Elspeth Huxley still alive?

No, she died on 01/10/1997, 24 years ago. She was 89 years old when she died. She died in Tetbury

What was Elspeth's zodiac sign?

Elspeth Huxley zodiac sign was leo.

Awards (1)

Awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire .


She graduated from University Of Reading and Cornell University


  • Gervas Huxley

    Gervas Huxley

    She married with Gervas Huxley on Saturday, December 12th, 1931. Elspeth Huxley was 24 years old. Married for 89 years, 7 months.

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When is Elspeth Huxley's next birthday?

Elspeth Huxley was born on the , which was a Tuesday

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