Barbara Willard (1909 - 1994) was a local children's author who was born in Brighton. For a while she lived
in Kingston and recently Turner Waddell sent Hazel Craven a photograph (see below) of Barbara,
Frances Howell (also known as Nobby) and himself.
This photograph is of Barbara Willard outside Quince Cottage (next to the Village Hall) in 1947.
The picture shows Frances "Nobby" Howell seated on the step, Barbara Willard in the middle and
a boy called Turner Waddell.
Here is a newspaper article written about Barbara just after she had died in 1994.
Turner Waddell kindly sent this letter with the photograph enclosed, to Hazel Craven for inclusion on the