H.E. wrote three volumes of his autobiography: The Vanished World, The Blossoming World and The World in Ripeness.

Methuen Books have plans to republish all three titles as paperback editions.

Flowers and Faces, Through The Woods, Down The River, and Edward Garnett are also good sources of material on H.E.'s family.

Further genealogical information can be found on the website of the Rushden Research Group: http://www.rushdenheritage.co

"On my mother’s side a line of solid if not sober peasantry; on my father’s side a by no means solid and a very doubtfully sober line of good-for-nothing fishermen and bird-lovers and field-moochers…"