THE NEWSLETTER

More informal than the
Journal, the Church Monuments Society's Newsletter is published twice yearly and contains Society News, Reports on Events, notes of New Publications, a Calender of Church Monuments Society Events and other relevant information. There is a section of Notes & Queries and reader's letters. It also contains a series of short articles. Newsletters are listed below in order of publication






  Looking back over 30 years of the Society Moira and Brian Gittos
  Sale of an incised effigial slab Paul Cockerham
  Medieval monuments in churchyards Jerome Bertram
  Yorkshire's royal monument re-visited Sally Badham
  Richard Gough (1735-1809) Philip Whittemore
  Some nineteenth-century monuments in St Mary's church, Whittlebury, Northamptonshire Bryan S H Egan
 
Conservation Cases Recorder's Report David Carrington
'The Renaissance in Great Britain and Ireland: Recent Research and New Horizons' - A Study Day Barbara Tomlinson
Puddletown Study Day, May 2013 Aidan McGhee & Dr Ellie Pridgeon
Northern Lights, 30th June - 6th July 2013 Barbara Tomlinson
The Blanche Mortimer Studay Day at Much Marcle (Herefordshire) Margo Miller
  Worcester Cathedral Study Day: An Appreciation David Kelsall
  Visit to South Yorkshire, 18th July 2009 Tony Dodsworth
  The British School of Sculpture: Rethinking Sculptural Practice c. 1650-c.1830: A Note on the York Conference David Lee
  Sandstone Tony Palmer
  A Military Effigy at Chilton, Buckinghamshire Mark Downing
  Medieval Grave Covers in Kintyre: A Sorry Tale Andrew Sargent
     
Ledgerstone Survey of England & Wales Julian Litten, Chairman, LSEW
Interesting Finds at Ugborough, South Devon Clive Easter
John Gildon in Gloucester? Jean Wilson
Cast Iron Grave Markers at Stourport Mike Wall
Recent Publications  

  CMS Study Day at Much Marcle, 12th June 2010 Jane Kelsall
  Excursion to Hatfield and Hertfordshire, 26th June 2010 Andrew C Skelton
  An Excursion in West Yorkshire, 31st July 2010 David Lee
  'Tomb Monument Commemoration in Medieval Europe I: Monumental Brasses and Incised Slabs', Kalamazoo 2110
Abstracts of the first three papers from this conference are printed in the
Newsletter; the titles are below: 
 
1. The import of choice: Flemish incised slabs in fourteenth-century Britain Paul Cockerham, independent scholar
2. The brass of Sir John de Creke (d. 1328/1332) and his wife Alyne at Westley Waterless, Cambridgeshire: its context and audience Robert Kinsey, University of York
3. The Canons of Saint Paul's Cathedral, London and their brasses Christian Steer, Royal Holloway, University of London
A Re-Exaination of the Serlo Monument in Gloucester Cathedral Robert and Joan Tucker
A Semi-Effigial Monument to a Lawyer at Wadworth, Yorkshire Sally Badham
Tales from Chaucer: A Literary Exhumation Andrew Sargent
Mind Thee to Die - Addendum Paula Frosch
   
  REPORTS  
  Conservation Cases Recorder's Report David Carrington
  'Making Monuments': The CMS Winchester Symposium David Carrington & Paul Wooles
  An Excursion to South Cambridgeshire 9th October 2010 Hilary Wheeler
  ARTICLES  
  Medieval Memoria Online (MeMO) - Introduction and Appeal Sophie Oosterwijk
  Caen Stone Tim Palmer
A Naked Lady in Bordeaux John Linsay
A Monument at Yelvertoft (Northants) to John Dycson (d. 1479) and its Contents Sally Badham
'Tomb Monument Commemoration in Medieval Europe I: Monumental Brasses and Incised Slabs', Kalamazoo 2110 Abstracts of the second three papers from this conference are printed in the Newsletter; the titles are below:
1. The Corpus of Vernacular Inscriptions on Late Medieval Monuments David Griffith, Dept of English, Uoniversity of Birmingham
2. Commemoration and Cultural Exchange: English Patrons, French Workshops and Funerary Art in the Fifteenth Century Racel Canty, Dept of English, University of Birmingham
3. Deceptive Appearances: the Presentation of Children on Medieval Monuments Sophie Oosterwijk, School of Art History, University of StAndrews
'The Non-Professional Study of Ecclesiology': The Ecclesiological Society Yesterday & Today Trevor Cooper: Chairman of Council, the Ecclesiology Society
Request for Information  
Tombs and Masons' Marks: Request for Information Jenny Alexander
Recent Publications  
 
  REPORTS  
  Conservation Cases Recorder's Report David Carrington
  Monument Conservation: Two CMS Visits Brian & Moira Gittos
  In Honour of Claude Blaire: 12th February 2011 Anne Buddle
  Study Day: Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, 11th June 2011 Paul Cockerham
  An Excursion to Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, 7th May 2011 David Parrott
  Monuments and Monumentality: A Stirling Conference Brian & Moira Gittos
ARTICLES  
Discovery at Llanstadwell, Pembrokeshire Brian & Moira Gittos
A Leaf Found in a Forest Jerome Bertram
The Lewis Monument at Ledsham, Yorkshire C B Newnham
Three Carvers of the Parish of St Nicholas, Gloucester Joan & Robert Tucker
A Parisian Monument at Plympton, Devon Clive J Easter
Notes on Thefts from Churches  
Monuments on 'Time Team' Sally Badham & Philip Lankester
Mapping Sculpture Database - A New Research Resource Ann Compton
News of an Inventor of Church Monuments in England C B Newham
Recent Publications Oliver D Harris (ed)

  REPORTS  
  Conservation Case Recorder's Report David Carrington
  Day Conference on Victorian Monuments, 12th November 2011 Christian Steer
  An Excursion into North Suffolk,  8th October 2011 Clive J Easter
  ARTICLES  
  Fragment of a Civilain Effigy at Wroughton, Wiltson Andrew Sargent
  The Moonlight Rescue of Alice, Lady Tyrell Tim Cockerill
 
An Emblem of Faith, Fidelity, Wealth and Good Taste Sophie Ooterwijk
The Danvers Monument at Rushbrooke, Suffolk Clive J Easter
The Greening Lamborn Trust Frank Collingwood
Fifteen Years of an Inventory of Church Monuments in England C B Newham
Recent Publications Oliver Harris (ed)

  REPORTS  
  Exeter Study Day, Saturday 19th May 2012 Jane Kelsall
  South Yorkshire Excursion, 23rd June 2012 Hilary Wheeler
  ARTICLES  
  Observations on an Alabaster Tomb at North Aston, Oxfordshire Brian & Moira Gittos
  Unusual Stone Cross from the Moscow Region Stanislav Kompanets
 
Courtenay Family Monuments at Tiverton, Devon Philip Whittemore
The Bowles Tablet at West Hanney (Oxon): Appeal for Help Margaret Stocken (née Bowles).
A Curious Monument Formerly in the Savoy Chapel Phillip Whittemore

  Church Guidebook Competition: Award and Ceremony: Tim Sutton
REPORTS  
  Conservation Cases Recorder's Report David Carrington
Welsh Monuments Symposium, 17th - 19th August 2012 Amy Louise Harris
  Excursion to Cambridgeshire, 13th October 2012 Derrick Chivers
  Report on the Churchcare Monuments Symposium David Carrington
ARTICLES  
The Corsi Collection Online- A New Website for Old Stone Monica T Price
Who Was James Keyley Jon Bayliss
The New Memo Database is Available Sophie Oosterwijk
FEATURED WEBSITE  
Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture  www.ascorpus.ac.uk  
Recent Publications Oliver Harris

  Society Notices  
  Forthcoming Excursions and Study Days  
  Reports  
  Conservation Cases Recorder's Report David Carrington
  The Renaissance in Great Britain and Ireland: Recent Research and New Horizons' - A Study Day Barbara Tomlinson
  Puddletown Study Day, May 2013 Aidan McGee & Dr Ellie Pridgeon
  Northern Lights, 30th June - 6th July 2013 Barbara Tomlinson
The Blanche Mortimer Study Day at Much Marcle (Herefordshire) Margo Miller
Articles  
Bats in Churches: Some Parliamentary Questions  
A Tomb Restoration of 1665 at Haversham (Buckinghamshire) Sally Badham
National Heritage Ironwork Group: Securing the Future of our Rich Heritage of Ironwork Bethan Griffiths, Secretary NHIG
Widows and Wills - Request for Information  
Review  
D Meara & Lida Lopes Cardozo Kindersley, 2013, Remembering Lives: Personal Memorials in Churches (Cardozo Kindersley: Cambridge; Pbk; 84 illus. ISBN 978-1-107-66448-7 Julian Litten
Recent Publications
   


 
  Society Notices
Forthcoming Excursions and Study Days  
Reports  
 Theft from St Mary's Church, Foy, Hertfordshire Sally Badham
  Report on the Excursion in     Huntingdonshire and Northamptonshire. 3rd August 2013 Jon Bayliss
Report on the Gloucester Excursion. 12th October 2013 Hilary Wheeler
The Hundred Church Treasures  
Featured Website Gazetter of Mausolea
www.mmtrust.org.uk/gazetteer_search/page
Articles  
Memorial to an English Mason in the Holy Land  Brian and Moira Gittos
'What Lies Beneath': A Discovery at Much Marcle, Herefordshire Sally Badham
A Case of Recycling Robert Tucker
Church Guides Sally Badham
Recent Publications  
The A V B Norman Trust Call for applications
   
 
  Society Notices  
  Forthcoming Excursions and Study Days  
  Reports  
  Conservation Cases Recorder's Report David Carrington
  Excursion to Hertfordshire & Middlesex. 10th May 2014 Jean Wilson
  Visit to Marholm Church & Milton Hall,13th May 2014 Jean Wilson
Rumbling in God's acre: a conference on churchyard monuments, 7th June 2014 Barbara Tomlinson
Excursion to Yorkshire, 19th July 2014 Hilary Wheeler
Historical and Archaeological Societies Fair. Internation Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 2014 Ellie Pridgeon
Canterbury Symposium, September 2014  
Articles  
The so-called 'Crowmer Monument' at Aldenham, Berkshire Sally Badham
Lead coffins at St Bees Chris Robson
'A sanguinary outrage' Hilary Wheeler
Recent Publications  
   
Society Notices
Forthcoming Events and Study Days  
In Memoriam Dr Lawrence Butler: An Appreciation Brian and Moira Gittos
Articles  
A newly didcovered incised slab at Newtown Jerpoint (Co Kilkenny, Eire) Brian and Moira Gittos
Francesco Landini: a 14th-century composer Leslie Smith
A better future for the Llanuwchllyn effigy? Brian and Moira Gittos
A poetic reminder of political unrest: The Corti Monument at Hope Cemetery, Barre, Vermont (USA) Paula Frosch
Requests for Information
Recent Publications