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B. Cecil Doyle B. Cecil Doyle i(A31417 works by) (birth name: Bertha Cecil Doyle) (a.k.a. Cecil Doyle)
Born: Established: 7 Feb 1886 Anvil Creek, Maitland area, Hunter Valley, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 3 Jul 1961 Maitland, Maitland area, Hunter Valley, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales,
Gender: Female
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B. Cecil Doyle was born and grew up near Maitland, in New South Wales. Her father, Robert Raworth Doyle, was a Hunter Valley grazier. In the earlier 20th century, she wrote poetry, short stories and literary items for a number of Australian newspapers and magazines and was well known within literary circles of the day. She was friendly with Mabel Forrest, who dedicated Poems (1927) to her, and she also appears to have known Sydney Partrige. Doyle's stories and prose items suggest that by 1914 she had travelled quite widely within Australia and had also visited New Zealand. During the 1920s she ran a library and bookshop in Maitland. Further biographical details remain to be established.

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