Namesake: Mary Webb(1881-1927) an English romantic novelist and poet of the early twentieth century. She loved to explore the countryside around her home and developed a gift of detailed observation and description of both people and places.
Although her literary output was comparatively small, she leaves a rich legacy of intense creativity and natural mysticism.
Success came in 1928 when the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, acclaimed her work, which was then gathered and published in successive editions by Jonathan Cape.
Head of House: Mr Joe Dalgarno
House Captain: Etholle Reynolds
Deputy House Captains: Rory Bromwich, Olivia Wootton-Whitling, Lydia Butler, Freya Barber, Tom Cross, Freddie Newell, Sam Supple