What happened to Pamela Travers mother?
Travers was born Helen Lyndon Goff on August 9, 1899, in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. Her mother, Margaret Agnes Morehead, was the sister of the Premier of Queensland. Her father, Travers Goff, was an unsuccessful bank manager and heavy drinker who died when she was 7.
Why did Helen Goff change her name?
The author P. L. Born Helen Lyndon Goff in Australia in 1899, Travers was the daughter of Travers Goff, a banker, drinker and bamboozler who died when she was 7. (She took his first name as her surname to pursue an acting career, simply inventing the first name Pamela.)
Did Pamela Travers ever married?
Travers never married, but she was romantically involved with both men and women. She adopted a son from an impoverished acquaintance of Yeats; he was one of a pair of twins. She told him that she was his birth mother, and he did not discover her fabrication until he was 17 when his twin appeared at the door.
Where was Pamela Lyndon Travers born?
Pamela Lyndon Travers/Place of birth
Who did P.L. Travers leave her money to?
Before Travers died, however — aged 96, in 1996 — she feared her son would booze away her estate, so she left it in trust for him and her grandchildren, Kate, Bruno and Cicely, leaving instructions that he should only be paid a modest allowance.
Where did P.L. Travers live in London?
Now, according to Mansion Global, that London home is for sale. It hit the market in October for £4.85 million, or roughly $6.27 million. Real-estate agency Russell Simpson holds the listing. Keep reading for a look inside the home.
Is Saving Mr. Banks accurate?
Saving Mr. Banks depicts several events that differ from recorded accounts. The premise of the script, that Walt Disney had to convince P.L. Travers to hand over the film rights, including the scene in which he finally persuades her, is fictionalized.