Stoker, c. 1906
8 November 1847
|Died||20 April 1912 (aged 64)|
|Children||Irving Noel Thornley Stoker|
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an
Stoker was born on 8 November 1847 at 15 Marino Crescent,
Stoker was bedridden with an unknown illness until he started school at the age of seven, when he made a complete recovery. Of this time, Stoker wrote, "I was naturally thoughtful, and the leisure of long illness gave opportunity for many thoughts which were fruitful according to their kind in later years." He was educated in a private school run by the Rev. William Woods.
After his recovery, he grew up without further serious illnesses, even excelling as an athlete (he was named University Athlete, participating in multiple sports) at