Windlesora 25


Published in 2009.

Front Cover

Windlesora 25 (2009)

The front cover picture is a detail from a watercolour picture painted by George Henton and is untitled but shows the entrance to the Horseshoe Cloisters at Windsor Castle with St George’s Chapel in the background. The painting is in the Windsor & Royal Borough Museum together with others and photographs by George Henton and over two hundred paintings and drawings by AY Nutt.


Doris Mellow and the Battle for Bachelors AcreSue Ashley
Sir Daniel Gooch, EngineerMalcolm Lock
The Gwyn Inheritance
– Windsor’s First Family 1680-1777
Hester Davenport
The Phenomenon of EnglandHester Davenport
The Soldier That DiedBrigitte Mitchell
Letters for a Lady
– The remarkable life of Jane Vigot
Alison Haymonds
George Moore Henton (1861-1923)Norman Oxley
Adventures through Stained Glass WindowGeoff Try
Building of Virtue
– The Work of William Vertue of Windsor and Eton
Elias Kupfermann
The Mystery of the German PrincessBrigitte Mitchell
A Schoolboy’s MemoriesMichael Bayley
Mary Ellis of Datchet
Motorcycling Pioneer
Janet Kennish
A Turbulent Priest
– John Dalton, Canon of Windsor
John Handcock
A Morbid MomentoSonia Sayed
Scouts Start at Old WindsorMargaret Gilson
The MagazinesKatherine Wheland
The Tale of a Thames Street TobacconistGwil Colenso
The People who have made Windlesora (*)
– the authors and artists who have contributed to Windlesora over the last 25 years
Articles marked with a (*) then the full article available online by clicking the link.

The People who have made Windlesora

Sue AshleyMichael GoddardTrevor Morgan
Peter AshworthOlivia GoodenPeter Norris
James AyresDamaris GrahamColin Oakley
Selina BallanceHarry GravesJacqueline O’Brien
Barbara BassilDavid GriffithsLuke Over
Valerie Batt-RawdenLeslie GroutNorman Oxley
G Baxendale (*)Colin HagueHG Parker
Michael BayleyJohn Handcock (*)James Rattue
Frank BondDerek HartJanet Reddick
Valerie BonhamAlison HaymondsPhyllis Reddick (*)
Ann BrettBeryl HedgesPatrick Rooney
Douglas BrownDavid HedgesShiela Rooney
Elizabeth Brown (*)Derek HuntEdward Sammes
Christine ChambersJudith HunterJoyce Sampson
Gwil ColensoMary JohnsonMarjorie Sampson
Gordon CullinghamJean KirkwoodKath Saunders
Elizabeth CuthbertJohn KemplaySonia Sayed
Barbara DaltreyJanet KennishJoan Seeborn
Hester Davenport (*)Elias KupfermannAdy Sheldon
Tony DavenportDavid LewisRaymond South
Patrick DevlinMalcolm LockJohn Spencer
Ellen DolleryKenneth Marson (*)Kerry Thomas
Angela DrewettValerie MarsonJoan Toseland
Joan EppsAnn MathewsJohn Townend
Daphne FidoMichael MillsGeoffrey Try
Eric FitchBarbara Mitch (*)George Waldram
Fred Fuzzens (*)Brigitte MitchellJoyce Wall
Margaret Gilson (*)Ray MitchellClaude Whatham
Betty GoddardKeith MooreKathleen Whelan (*)
Tony MooreMargaret Whitelaw
Geoffrey Williams
Unfortunately, those marked with a (*)  are no longer with us. You can read their obituary by clicking the link.