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History: Artists and writers

Harry Banks (1869-1946)

A friend of Lucien Pissarro who lived at Hewood, fellow artist/printmaker Harry Banks lived at Synderford House for over 40 years during the inter-war period. His work included the design for Edward VII’s coronation invitation.

By June Ede

Lucien Pisarro (1863-1944)

Recollections of Lucien,son of French impressionist  Camille Pissarro, who spent the wartime years in Hewood,  where he died in 1944.

by Heather Roughton & Diana Bradley

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