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Sylvia Ashton-Warner

AKA Sylvia Constance Ashton-Warner

Born: 17-Dec-1908
Birthplace: Stratford, New Zealand
Died: 28-Apr-1984
Location of death: Tauranga, New Zealand
Cause of death: Cancer - Colon

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: New Zealand
Executive summary: Incense to Idols

Father: Francis Ashton Warner
Mother: Margaret Maxwell (schoolteacher)
Husband: Keith Dawson Henderson (m. 23-Aug-1932, d. 1969, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Jasmine (b. 1935)
Son: Elliot (b. 1937)
Son: Ashton (b. 1938)

    High School: Wellington Girls' College
    High School: Masterton District High School
    University: Auckland Teachers' Training College

    Officer of the British Empire 1982

Author of books:
Spinster (1958, novel)
Incense to Idols (1960, novel)
Bell Call (1963, novel)
Teacher (1963)
Greenstone (1967, novel)
Myself (1967, memoir)
Three (1970, novel)
Spearpoint: Teacher in America (1972)
I Passed This Way (1980, memoir)

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