Find out more about the life of Flora Thompson, author of Lark Rise to Candleford.
Flora born in 1876 in Watford Tunnel Cottage in the hamlet of Juniper Hill, near Brackley.
Flora's childhood was situated in the rural farming community of Juniper Hill.
Flora was baptised at Cottisford Church, and also went to school in the village.
Working in the Forge and Post Office gave Flora an insight into village affairs.
Flora married John Thompson in 1903, and the couple had three children.
At first, John Thompson couldn't understand his wife's literary aspirations.
Flora died from a heart attack in 1947, and is buried in a Dartmouth cemetery.