Category Archives: Personalities of Claxton, Past and Present

A community is its people. Claxton is fortunate in being the home to many people with interesting stories to tell, as well as those who have passed on and whose legacies remain. The character of the village is formed by these people. In the months and years to come, this section will become a visual and written record of these personages. Parishioners are invited to submit profiles and photographs, always ensuring that permissions have been given!

Mark Cocker

Mark Cocker, a graduate of UEA, is a prize-winning naturalist, author, biographer, columnist and reviewer.  Mark received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the UEA in July 2016. His best known work is Birds Britannica while his most successful is Crow … Continue reading

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Billy Driver

Claxton’s very own Gilbert White William Robert Driver 1935 – 2011 Billy was a diligent amateur naturalist who collected records of sightings while working and walking on the marshes and farmland of the Yare Valley around Claxton. These records are … Continue reading

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