Villa Holiday Homes with a pool
National Trust

BOOK THORNCOMBE HOTELS

Featured Destination

December 2014: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
More Uk destinations

Samuel Hood
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Thorncombe, Dorset
Born on 12th of December 1724
Died on 27th of January 1816

Born 1724. Died 1816 - English naval commander.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Samuel Hood?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

2542 views since 17th July 2007

Brit Quote:
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens. - Spike Milligan
More Quotes

On this day:
Henry II Crowned at Westminster Abbey - 1154, Dickens Publishes 'a Christmas Carol' - 1843, BBC World Service Begins - 1932, Penlee Lifeboat Disaster - 1981
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages