Prolific artist, born in Bolton, Lancs, he was educated at London University and the Slade School of Art and won a scholarship to the British School at Rome. His drawings appeared in such newspapers as the Sunday Times, the Guardian and between 1962 and 1990 in a column he wrote and illustrated for the Daily Telegraph. Many drawings of chapels etc. also appeared in the <span class="font-italic">Methodist Recorder''. A prolific writer, the best known of his many books, The London Nobody Knows (1962) was made into a documentary film in 1967.