Audrey Brettle

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Audrey Brettle
Born Alexandra Audrey Kinnon
(1937-02-10)10 February 1937
Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England
Died 27 September 2003(2003-09-27)
Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England
Pen name Amy Thomas
Nationality British

Alexandra Audrey Brettle (1937–2003), was a Black Country author of Scottish descent. Educated at Halesowen Grammar School, she became a Salvation Army officer;[1] before working for North Warwickshire Borough Council until her retirement.

In retirement she began to write actively, and was a founder of the North Warwickshire Writers Group. After her death in 2003, her ashes were interred in Greenhaven Woodland Burial Ground. A collection of her writings was published posthumously, under the title The Clydebank Whistle.[2]


Works by or about Audrey Brettle in libraries (WorldCat catalog)


  1. ^ "Tributes" (PDF). Salvationist. London. 6 December 2003. p. 18. OCLC 16509876. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-28. 
  2. ^ " page on The Clydebank Whistle". Retrieved 2010-07-06.