The notes that follow are a mere summary of the main points in his life, culled from various sources.
If they are at variance with details in Mark's book, always take the book as the more sure source.
Born 21st February 1901 in Hastings, Sussex.
married 1926 to Dorothy May McCoy and had 4 children:
Robin, Rosemary, Jennifer and Jeremy.
Publicity and Sales Promotion Amalgamated Press (1922-1936)
Sales Promotion George Newnes (1936-1941)
Associate Editor My Garden (1946-1951)
Editor Sunny Stories magazine (1954-1958)
Editor, General Books George Newnes Ltd and C. Arthur Pearson Ltd (1957-1966) (source:1970 Who's Who)
Westend Farmhouse Wheathampstead, St Albans, Herts (bef.1948/9-)
Holroyds Barcombe, Lewes, Sussex (c.1959-aft.1962)
The Mews Croft Ham, Barcombe, Lewes, Sussex (bef.1963-bef.1970)
Little Toft 28 Hartfield Rd, Seaford, Sussex (bef.1970-bef.1980) (source: 1970 Who's Who)
Chelsea Cottage Winchelsea, Sussex (bef.1980-bef.1982)
9 Delves Way, Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 5JU (bef.1982-) (source: 1982 Who's Who)
Died: 30th June 1982 in St Helen's Hospital, Hastings
(source: 1982 Who's Who)