Lang-Sims, Lois

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Lang-Sims, Lois Gender: F
born on 9 February 1917 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Herne Bay, England, 51n23, 1e08
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 20°22' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 17°52 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 11°03'


British travel writer who also co-authored and edited Letters to Lalage, a collection of correspondence with her mentor, the English writer Charles Williams. She died on 11 March 2014.


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "A Time to Be Born: Volume One of an Autobiography" by Lois Lang-Sims (Andre Deutsch, 1971), p. 7: "The time was four o'clock in the afternoon of February the ninth in the year nineteen seventeen. Snow was falling outside. About the time I was born the lamps must have been lit." Same time on p. 17: "Four o'clock in the afternoon, the time of my birth, was the first time of which I became aware when I began to understand the existence of time and to wonder at the way it turned round and round, bringing back the same time again and again: ..."

Place of birth from her birth notice in The Times, 12 February 1917, p. 1: "Victoria Park, Herne Bay."


  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Vocation : Writers : Other Writers (Travel writer)
  • Vocation : Writers : Other Writers (Letter writer)