Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1907/05/13 Daphne du Maurier is born in London, England, to actor Sir Gerald du Maurier and actress Muriel Beaumont. Born Daphne Du Maurier's Birthday
1916/00/00 Maurier's buy Cannon Hall, Hampstead. Home Cannon Hall Hampstead
1929/10/00 At "Ferryside", the du Mauriers' home in Bodinnick, Cornwall, Daphne du Maurier sets to work on her first novel. Author The Loving Spirit (book) Ferryside Lanteglos
1930/00/00 One cold night, Foy Quiller-Couch, the daughter of Arthur Quiller-Couch, and Daphne du Maurier arrive at the Jamaica Inn. The following day they will go riding on the high windswept Bodmin Moor and get lost in the mist. Visitor Jamaica Inn (book) Jamaica Inn Altarnun
1931/00/00 "The Loving Spirit" by Daphne du Maurier is published in the United Kingdom by William Heinemann. Author The Loving Spirit (book)
1932/07/19 Daphne du Maurier marries Frederick Browning at a simple ceremony at the Church of St Willow, Lanteglos-by-Fowey. They honeymooned on Frederick's boat, the Ygdrasil. Bride Church Of St Willow Lanteglos Marriage of Daphne du Maurier and Frederick Browning
1932/07/20 Mr and Mrs Browning spent their honeymoon near Frenchman's Creek, an inlet on the Helford river. Bride Frenchman's Creek Manaccan Cornwall Marriage of Daphne du Maurier and Frederick Browning
1936/04/17 "Jamaica Inn" by Daphne du Maurier is published in the United Kingdom by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author Jamaica Inn (book)
1937/00/00 Pregnant with her second child, Daphne Browning, wife of Frederick Browning an officer in the Grenadine Guards, begins writing "Rebeca" in Alexandria, Egypt. She will tear up her initial 15,000 word draft. Author Rebecca (book) Alexandria Egypt
1938/04/00 Daphne Du Maurier sends her "Rebeca" manuscript to her publisher, Victor Gollancz. "a sinister tale about a woman who marries a widower... Psychological and rather macabre." RDM Author Rebecca (book)
1941/09/00 "Frenchman's Creek" by Daphne du Maurier is published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author Frenchman's Creek
1945/00/00 Suggested by the discovery of a skeleton by William Rashleigh, Du Maurier writes "The King's General" at Menabilly House in Cornwall, England. Author The King's General Menabilly House Fowey
1946/00/00 "The King's General" by Daphne du Maurier is published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author The King's General
1951/02/11 "My Cousin Rachel" by Daphne du Maurier is published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author My Cousin Rachel
1952/00/00 Daphne Du Maurier's "The Birds" is published in her collection, The Apple Tree. Author The Birds (du Maurier book)
1952/00/00 Daphne Du Maurier's "The Birds and Other Stories" is published as "The Apple Tree: A Short Novel and Several Long Stories" by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author The Birds and Other Stories (short story collection)
1952/00/00 "Monte Verita" by Daphne Du Maurier is included in her story collection "The Apple Tree" published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author Monte Verita (short story)
1952/00/00 "The Apple Tree" by Daphne Du Maurier is included in her story collection "The Apple Tree" published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author The Apple Tree (short story)
1952/00/00 "The Little Photographer" by Daphne Du Maurier is included in her story collection "The Apple Tree" published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author The Little Photographer (short story)
1952/00/00 "Kiss Me Again, Stranger" by Daphne Du Maurier is included in her story collection "The Apple Tree" published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author Kiss Me Again, Stranger (short story)
1952/00/00 "The Old Man" by Daphne Du Maurier is included in her story collection "The Apple Tree" published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author The Old Man (short story)
1957/00/00 "The Scapegoat" by Daphne du Maurier is published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author The Scapegoat (Du Maurier book)
1961/02/16 Completed by Daphne du Maurier, "Castle Dor" by A T Quiller-Couch is published in the United Kingdom by J M Dent and Sons Ltd. Author Castle Dor (book)
1968/03/01 "The House on the Strand" by Daphne du Maurier is published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author The House on the Strand
1969/00/00 Leaving Menabilly when its owner returned, Daphne Du Maurier rents Kilmarth in Par. Here she will write "The House on the Strand". Home Kilmarth House Fowey
1971/00/00 Daphne Du Maurier's "Not After Midnight, Five Long Stories" is published in the UK by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author Not After Midnight, Five Long Stories (short story collection)
1971/00/00 "The Way of the Cross" by Daphne Du Maurier is included in her story collection "Not After Midnight" published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Author The Way of the Cross (short story)
1971/10/15 "Not After Midnight" by Daphne du Maurier is included in her story collection "Don't Look Now". Author Don't Look Now (book)
1989/04/19 After a fortnight of gentle decline, Daphne du Maurier dies at aged 81 in Cornwall. Her body will be cremated and her ashes scattered off the cliffs around Kilmarth and Menabilly, Cornwall. Died

22 Creative Works by Daphne Du Maurier »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
The Loving Spirit (book) Author Novel 1931/00/00
Jamaica Inn (book) Author Book 1936/04/17
Rebecca (book) Author Book 1938/04/00
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  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
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Frenchman's Creek Author Book 1941/09/00
The King's General Author Book 1946/00/00
My Cousin Rachel Author Book 1951/02/11
  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
Kiss Me Again, Stranger (short story) Author Short Story 1952/00/00
The Birds and Other Stories (short story collection) Author Short Story Collection 1952/00/00
The Old Man (short story) Author Short Story 1952/00/00
Monte Verita (short story) Author Short Story 1952/00/00
The Birds (du Maurier book) Author Mezzobula 1952/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Apple Tree (short story) Author Short Story 1952/00/00
The Little Photographer (short story) Author Short Story 1952/00/00
The Scapegoat (Du Maurier book) Author Book 1957/00/00
  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
Castle Dor (book) Author Novel 1961/02/16
The House on the Strand Author Book 1968/03/01
A Border-Line Case (short story) Author Short Story 1971/00/00
The Breakthrough (short story) Author Short Story 1971/00/00
The Way of the Cross (short story) Author Short Story 1971/00/00
Not After Midnight, Five Long Stories (short story collection) Author Short Story Collection 1971/00/00
Not After Midnight (short story) Author Short Story 1971/00/00
Don't Look Now (book) Author Book 1971/10/15
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas

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