Walter Lloyd obituary

My friend Walter Lloyd, who has died aged 93, played a significant role in the revival of traditional outdoor skills in the Lake District. He was a ropemaker, a builder of shelters such as yurts, a maker of pack saddles, feltmaker, tree planter, woodland coppicer and charcoal burner.
He was born in St Ives, Cornwall. His father, William Lloyd, was a musician who also wrote about poetry and opera, while his mother, Constance (nee Rawson) was a musician who founded the Wayside Folk Museum in Zennor. His secondary schooling included a spell at the English School in Château-d’Oex, Switzerland,... read more

 
12 March 2018 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Guardian
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