People

Hoar Oak Cottage was  home to many shepherd families from the beginning of the 1800s until the mid-1960s.  Some were local families from Devon and Somerset.  Some came from further afield including four families from Scotland. Details of those families and what has been learnt about their stories so far is shared below.

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Vellacott
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Rawle and Richards
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Saunders and Lancey
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Davidson
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Renwick
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Johnstone
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Jackson
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The Scottish Shepherds on Exmoor
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Hoar Oak Roll of Honour WW1 and WW2
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