Emmie Derbyshire née Dawson was Delia's mother, wife of Ted Derbyshire and very deeply catholic.
Some say her given name was Emma while others say it was Mary Amelia.
She died in 1994.
- ↑ Breege Brennan's thesis: The Early Years (1937-1962)
- ↑ Graham Harris, personal email.
- ↑ The 1970 newspaper article Morse code musician
- ↑ GB 133 BDD: John Rylands Library catalogue of Delia's Juvenile Papers.
- ↑ Clive Blackburn's About Delia