Glastonbury Antiquarian Society


The Society's Field Trip this year is on Friday 19th June, in the morning at Downside Abbey to see the archives and library, followed by lunch at the George in Croscombe and then at 2.00pm Neill Bonham will speak in Croscombe church:

The design of church buildings, furnishings and decoration as influenced by developments in the Christian faith and worship


The places at Downside are now all allocated (details to follow by E-mail). All members are invited to the visit to Croscombe Church.



Paul Ashdown's talk 'A Certain Royal Island' (Glastonbury, Abbey and Throne before the Normans) is now reproduced on a separate page (see list at right)


Go to 'Forthcoming Events' to see the remainder of the programme for this season.


To see the 10 Glastonbury Drawings by Sheppard Dale

go to 'Artists, Witnesses & Plans' and open

the page '1864 Sheppard Dale' 


Also extra on '1610 William Camden' , '1825/6 Skinner' & '1545 Leland' for his description of Glastonbury


New Pages:

The Municipal History of Glastonbury

by the Rev. Preb. Grant R.D. (1904)


The Streets, Highways & Byways of Gastonbury in 1904

by J G L Bullied, the Society's founder


Street, William Strode & the Civil War

by W S Clark, 1904 Presidential Adress


When Was Glastonbury Abbey Founded

latest thoughts by Stephen Morland when 90


XII Hides Terrier and Perambulations

by H Scott Stokes



Go to: LINKS / Society of Antiquries

 for talks given at the 2013 Glastonbury Symposium





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