1872–1954

July 10, 1872, St. George’s Hanover Square, Mayfair, London, England.

September 19, 1954, Presteigne, Radnorshire, Wales.

St. Mary’s Church, Byton, Herefordshire, England.

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John was the son of J. Hun­ger­ford Ark­wright, and great-great grandson of cotton-spinning industrialist Ri­chard Ark­wright.

He attended Eton College, Wind­sor, and Christ Church College, Ox­ford, and was the New­di­gate Prize­man in 1895. He served as Member of Parliament for Here­ford (1900–12) and as Chief Steward of Here­ford, and was knighted in 1934. His works include:

  1. O Valiant Hearts