A comprehensive chronology of the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The first section contains a detailed chronology of the major and minor events in the life of Sir Arthur and his family from 1794 to 1930. This is followed by a section on events from 1930 to 1993, the residences of Conan Doyle and his family, where are they buried, locations of plaques and statues, a list of biographies and semi-biographical works, a bibliography, a selective list of miscellaneous writings, works consulted and about the chronologist. Finally, there are a number of well-reproduced photographs of ACD his family at various times of his life, some have not appeared in print before. This publication proves that there is more to Arthur Conan Doyle than just Sherlock Holmes.
Nine years ago, Brian Pugh, Curator of the Conan Doyle (Browborough) Establishment, self-published a useful list of the dates in Arthur Conan Doyle s life. The latest, professionally published version runs to more than 200 A4 pages, and includes twelve pages of significant dates between Conan Doyle s death in 1930 and the memorial service for his daughter Dame Jean in 1998, as well as lists of his residences, of his familys burial sites, and of relevant plaques and statues, and a chronological list of his writings. It s not a book to read from cover to cover, but for many of us it will quickly become and essential part of our reference libraries - Sherlock Holmes Society Of London
CHRONOLOGY OF THE LIFE OF ARTH