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The Family That Inspired J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan

The Peter Pan author based his characters in real life.

the davie family, who inspired j.m. barrie's peter pan
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  • Photo Credit: The Davies boys with their father.
jm barrie, the creator of peter pan
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  • J.M. Barrie, 1892

    Photo Credit: UK National Media Museum
jack llewyn davies acts in JM Barrie's The Boy Castaways, 1901
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  • Jack Llewelyn Davies acting in J.M. Barrie's The Boy Castaways of Black Lake Island, 1901

    Photo Credit: Public Domain

Learn more about J.M. Barrie's relationship with the Davies family.

J M Barrie and the Lost Boys

J M Barrie and the Lost Boys

By Andrew Birkin