People – Notable past Lodsworth residents

Cecil Hollist Barnes (1903-1988)

JH Bray stamp

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

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

Past Lodsworth resident, Ran Fiennes

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Army officer, explorer, adventurer and author

Henry Hills CD sleeve

Henry 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.

Lieut AMC Hollist in Boer War uniform


Anthony May Capron Hollist (1873-1915)
Eldest son of Lieutenant-Colonel E O Hollist

Drawing by Phoebe Somers, published in local newspaper about 1977

Alec Rogers (1896-1978)
Lodsworth boot maker and repairer

E H Shepard's grave

Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
Illustrator of the Winnie the Pooh stories and of The Wind in the Willows

Charles 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