Hugh Oswald is a hedge wizard, formerly employed by the Folly. He fought at Antwerp and Ettersberg during World War II. After the war he retired to the countryside and became a beekeeper. He lives near Wylde in Herefordshire. He gave his staffs to Peter Grant.
Hugh Oswald's library Edit
Hugh Oswals has a large private library in his home. Some of the books are:
- A copy of the book Folklore of Herefordshire by Ella Mary Leather, probably stolen from Gloucester City Library.
- His copy of The History of Ludlow, by Thomas Wright Esq., is stolen from the Bodleian Library.
- A Survey of Significant Locations in England and Whales by Henry Boatwright.
- Barnaby Atkins' Incident books, from his time as County Practitioner.