Dorothy Wellesley entry: Overview screen.
30 July 1889
Dorothy Violet Ashton (later DW) was born at Heywood Lodge
at White Waltham
, the only daughter of her parents' marriage, and the eldest of her mother's children.
DW's poetry volume Lost Lane
included what became one of her most famous poems, "Horses"
By October 1955
DW published Early Light
, a collection of her poems which she intended to embody everything that she wished to preserve.