People – Notable past Lodsworth residents

Cecil Hollist Barnes (1903-1988)

JH Bray stampJohn Henry Bray (1863-c1939)
Butler to the Hollists and professional photographer


Mary Collier's poemsMary Collier (c1688-1762)
Poetess, probably the daughter of William Collyer of Lodsworth



Past Lodsworth resident, Ran FiennesSir Ranulph Fiennes
Army officer, explorer, adventurer and author



Henry Hills CD sleeveHenry Hills (1831-1901)
Folk song writer and singer. The CD What a Happy Young Man, the Folk Songs of Henry Hills by Denise & Stuart Savage is available from Lodsworth Larder.


Anthony May Capron HollistLieut AMC Hollist in Boer War uniform (1873-1915)
Eldest son of Lieutenant-Colonel E O Hollist



Drawing by Phoebe Somers, published in local newspaper about 1977Alec Rogers (1896-1978)
Lodsworth boot maker and repairer



E H Shepard's graveErnest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
Illustrator of the Winnie the Pooh stories and of The Wind in the Willows



Charles_SimsCharles Henry Sims RA (1873-1928)
Painter of neo-classical fantasies who lived in Woodmancote from 1908 to at least 1915


Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth (1914-1981)
Economist, writer and humanitarian

Exploring the history of our village