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Henry Bridges Fearon (1907-1995), Journalist

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Journalist and walker; on leaving school joined the London Evening News where his uncle, P. H. Fearon 'Poy' (a friend of the artist Joseph Simpson) was the political cartoonist. Under the pen-name 'Fiesldfare', his weekly walks column brought his love for the countryside to thousands of readers. Also the author of a number of books on walking including Mark My Footsteps (1956) and The Pilgrimage to Canterbury (1956).

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Henry Bridges Fearon

by Joseph Simpson
etching, circa 1935
NPG D7563