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

September 19, 1954, Presteigne, Radnorshire, Wales.

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


Son of J. Hungerford Arkwright, and great-great grandson of cotton-spinning industrialist Richard Arkwright, John 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