Jennifer Westwood (1940–2008)

  title={Jennifer Westwood (1940–2008)},
  author={Marion Bowman},
  pages={346 - 348}
Jennifer (‘Jen’) Westwood, folklorist, author and broadcaster, was remarkable in many ways. Through her books and broadcasts, lectures and letters, exhibitions and emails, she informed and inspired many, enhancing their appreciation of folklore generally, and in particular communicating her passion for the complex and creative interaction between legend, location and landscape. Born in 1940 in Norton Subcourse on the edge of the Norfolk marshes, Jennifer’s “rootedness” in her village nurtured…