New web pages - an archive from 2015



New web pages – an archive from 2015



July 2018    Tales of a Devon Village and Life in a Devon Village 
July 2018   Norfolk Life by Lilias Rider Haggard and Henry Williamson 
June 2018   Genius of Friendship: T. E. Lawrence
May 2018   As the Sun Shines (An anthology, with 18 pieces from books published up to 1941)
May 2018   Lucifer before Sunrise (vol. 14 of A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight)
March 2018  

Waveney Girvan and the West Country Writers Association (of which Henry

Williamson later became president. This new page is an adjunct to the page on

Girvan's Bibliography and a Critical Survey of the Works of Henry Williamson.)

February 2018  

Two additional pages to expand on our Richard Jefferies page:

Richard Jefferies Centenary Celebrations, June 1948

Henry Williamson and the Richard Jefferies Society

February 2018  

The Daniel Brothers, London Rifle Brigade. This page was created courtesy of

Tom Daniel, grandson of one of the brothers, who provided the details and the

marvellous photo. (Updated with further information and photographs March 2018.)

January 2018  

Francis Thompson (A look at his life and work; his influence on HW; HW and the

Francis Thompson Society; and HW's two essays on Thompson, 'A First Adventure

with Francis Thompson' and 'In Darkest England')

January 2018  

Five essays and reviews by Fr Brocard Sewell:

'Facing the Spectres of the Mind' (review, 1960)

'Henry Williamson' (1961)

'The Power of the Dead' (review, 1963)

'Some Thoughts on The Flax of Dream' (1965)

'Some Memories of H.W.' (1980)

December 2017  

'Some Notes on The Flax of Dream & A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight', by Henry

Williamson. This illuminating essay was first published in the Aylesford Review

(Vol II, No. 2, Winter 1957–'58).

November 2017  

'A Fair Seed-time: an illustrated account of Henry Williamson's childhood', by

Anne Williamson. The page also includes perhaps HW's earliest known writing: a

school essay written in 1908 when he was 12, entitled 'Keepers and Birds of Prey'.

November 2017  

In the Woods (including Appendices on: Fr Brocard Sewell and St Albert's Press;

'Machen in Fleet Street; HW's involvement with Aylesford Review literary events)

October 2017  

A Soldier's Diary of the Great War by Douglas Bell, Introduction by Henry Williamson

(Not a new page, but revised and augmented – an album of pencil drawings and

watercolours by Bell, most drawn by him in 1915, has recently been donated to the

Society. The entire album has been scanned and added to this page.)

May 2017  

A Solitary War (vol. 13 of A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight; including HW's synopses

for a proposed film, 'Immortal Corn', 1940)

May 2017   The Story of a Norfolk Farm
May 2017   A Fight against Tithes by George Gill (with an Epigraph by HW)
March 2017  

The Unreturning Spring by James Farrar (edited and with an Introduction by Henry


March 2017   The Phoenix Generation (vol. 12 of A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight)
January 2017   Henry Williamson and 208 Machine Gun Company
November 2016   Henry Williamson and the London Rifle Brigade
September 2016   The Power of the Dead (vol. 11 of A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight)
September 2016   The Children of Shallowford
August 2016   'Out of the Prisoning Tower'
August 2016   Goodbye West Country
July 2016   The Flax of Dream  one-volume edition
July 2016   Rupert Bryers: an homage
July 2016   'When the sun arose that day', newspaper article by HW
July 2016   'The Somme', newspaper article by HW
July 2016   'Return to Hell', newspaper articles by HW
July 2016  

'7.30 a.m.: a time of hope that became an execution hour', newspaper article by HW

June 2016   Salar the Salmon
June 2016   New editions [of books by HW] published 19411948
June 2016   The Sun in the Sands
May 2016   Devon Holiday
March 2016   Scribbling Lark
January 2016   Richard Jefferies
January 2016   Winged Victory, by V. M. Yeates
January 2016   Henry Williamson's visit to the United States in 1934
January 2016   The Linhay on the Downs
January 2016   On Foot in Devon
November 2015   It Was The Nightingale (vol. 10 of A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight)
October 2015   The Innocent Moon (vol. 9 of A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight)
September 2015   A Note on In Araby Orion, by Edward Thompson
September 2015   Henry Williamson and Francis Chichester
August 2015   The Gold Falcon
April 2015   'To the Unknown Soldier', from Goodbye West Country
March 2015   The Dreamer of Devon, by Herbert Faulkner West
March 2015   Fergaunt the Fox (the book that never was)
March 2015   Miscellanea of the Early 1930s
March 2015   A Bibliography . . . of the Works of Henry Williamson, by Waveney Girvan
March 2015   The Labouring Life
January 2015   The Village Book