Ray was a forester by profession, a dedicated Scout leader and keen mountain walker, despite having very poor sight. For many years he served the community in a variety of roles, and lived at 2 Hillside, beside the main road.
A Crockham Hill resident for over 30 years, Alan was very actively involved both with the Church - particularly its outreach activities in South London - and with village life, including the cricket club and the biennial panto productions. He lived at Redlands Barn.
In her time the ‘doyen of the community’, for almost 40 years Molly was at the heart of practically everything that was going on in the village, including the Church, the WI, the fete, and served as local Councillor on Westerham Parish Council. She lived in Spout Lane.
Mother of Octavia Hill, Caroline was a woman of great intellect and vitality and tremendous faith, leading a large family through significant social upheavals in Victorian times. She is commemorated by a memorial bench on Mariners Hill, overlooking Crockham Hill.
Victorian visionary, pioneer of social housing, champion of the countryside and a co-founder of the National Trust, Octavia Hill had a home on the edge of Crockham Hill Common and is remembered with a marble effigy set beside the altar in Holy Trinity Church.
Distinguished consultant in tropical medicine, eminent ornithologist and talented water-colourist, Sir Philip lived in Pootings, rode to hounds until he was eighty, read the lessons in church each Sunday, and took a major role in village events with infectious enthusiasm.
Peter was a distinguished soldier, serving in World War II and later in BAOR, finally becoming Senior Military Officer at Fort Halstead. He was a keen sportsman and very active in Church and village life. He lived at Woodman's Folly at the top of Smith's Lane.