People Collection

Below are highlights from the collection of photographs of people who are associated with Hoar Oak Cottage.  This collection includes photos of people who lived and worked at Hoar Oak Cottage as well as images of people whose story is linked to or impacts upon Hoar Oak Cottage.  More can be found on The People pages.

The highlights from the People Collection – shown below – will be regularly updated.  Please contact us if you wish to use any of these images or if you have any queries about other images in the collection.

Bill and Dorothy Little at Hoar Oak Cottage with son Dennis circa 1935. Showing corrgated iron cladding. Archive Ref: 3394/HOC47
Abe and Gert Antell in cobbled courtyard between rear of cottage and outbuildings. Note corrugated cladding on rear kitchen. Archive Ref: 3394/HOC7/1
Thomas Johnstone. Born Hoar Oak Cottage. In WW1 uniform. Killed 1917 Passchendaele Archive Ref: 3394/HOC139/5
David Little as child at Hoar Oak Cottage helping at shearing time. Archive Ref: 3394/HOC46
Bill Hobbs. Hoar Oak Cottage shepherd. Far right. In North Devon Hussars 1914/15 Archive Ref: 3394/HOC156
Robert Tait Little: Head Shepherd on Exmoor 1871 to 1907. With wife Jane. Thanks for image to Roger A Burton. Archive Ref: 3394 HOC269/1