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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 Calendar 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 Study 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, University 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 St Andrews

'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

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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  



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