1884 – Born in Halesowen, West Midlands on the 29th of June.
1907 – He started practice at Brixham, Devon and married Jessie Hankinson the following year.
1912 – His wife was a singer and he accompanied her as well as composing two sets of songs for her, published.
1914 – His first published novel Deep Sea.
1916 – The Iron Age is set partly in Ludlow, Shropshire.
1918 – During the First World War he saw service in Africa in the Medical Corps but was invalided out, no longer able to practice medicine.
1929 – The couple went to live in Capri but travelled widely, including trips to South Africa, the United States and summers in the Lake District of England.
1932 – They returned to live in England and settled at Craycombe House, Fladbury, Worcestershire.
1954 – Died on the 28th of March.