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A large number of HV Morton Society bulletins are available to members covering a wide range of subjects.  For ease of access the index has been broken down into headings and the links are given below.  Please note that access to the bulletins themselves is password protected and restricted to members only.  For details of free membership and to gain access first have a look at this page then click the link at the bottom to join.

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HVM SOCIETY SNIPPETS:


No.1 - SOMETHING SUITABLE FOR THE SILLY SEASON (Peter Devenish) (17 December 2003)

No.2 - GLASTONBURY (Ann Curtin/Peter Devenish) (28 January 2004)

No.3 - TRAVELS IN PALESTINE AND SYRIA (John Baker/Peter Devenish) (23 February 2004)

No.4 - MINERVA EDITIONS OF HVM’S WORKS (John Baker) (15 March 2004)

No.5 - NEW HVM BIOGRAPHY (Peter Devenish) (16 March 2004)

No.6 - SONNET: IN PRAISE OF H.V. MORTON (Robert Cerello) (1 April 2004)

No.7 - BLUE PLAQUE HONOURING H.V. MORTON (Peter Devenish) (8 April 2004)

No.8 - H.V. MORTON'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE (Chris Ingram) (15 April 2004)

No.9 - MORTON OF ARABIA! (John Baker) (25 April 2004)

No.10 - A PICTURE GALLERY OF ROME (Mick Phillips) (26 April 2004) (not available on-line)

No.11 - NEW HVM BIOGRAPHY (Peter Devenish) (29 April 2004)

No.12 -'SPY IN IRELAND' WAS AN IMPOSTOR (Peter Devenish) (3 May 2004)

No.13 - BLUE PLAQUE CEREMONY (Peter Devenish) (6 May 2004)

No.14 - ANOTHER HONOUR FOR HVM (Peter Devenish) (19 May 2004)

No.15 - H.V. MORTON BLUE PLAQUE UNVEILING IN ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE TOWN HALL Friday, 21 May 2004 (Kenneth Fields) (24 May 2004)

         (Repeated in Snippets No.90, 26 July 2008)

No.16 - PHOTOGRAPH OF HVM'S BLUE PLAQUE (Kenneth Fields) (26 May 2004) (Repeated in Snippets No.90, 26 July 2008)

No.17 - HUTCHINGS COLLECTION OF HVM TITLES (Simon Westall) (29 May 2004)

No.18 - TAMESIDE'S TRIBUTE TO H.V. MORTON (Peter Devenish) (23 June 2004)

No.19 - HVM's LETTER TO MRS ROMANNE-JAMES (Kenneth Fields) (30 June 2004)

No.20 - AND THE WINNER IS.... (Results of competition) (Peter Devenish) (11 July 2004)

No.21 - PORTRAIT OF HVM (Photographic portrait at the National Portrait Gallery) (Kenneth Fields) (2 August 2004) (not available on-line)

No.22 - ANOTHER LINK SEVERED (Henri Cartier-Bresson) (Peter Devenish) (9 August 2004)

No.23 - ... BUT ANOTHER LINK ABIDES (Marie O'Brien) (Peter Devenish) (1 September 2004)

No.24 - IN LONDON WITH MORTON AND KEVIN (Mairi McCloud) (6 September 2004)

No.25 - TICKENCOTE CHURCH (Frances Brite/Peter Devenish) (21 September 2004)

No.26 - THE BRITISH COUNTIES (Kenneth Fields) (27 September 2004)

No.27 - RUTLAND - ENGLAND'S SMALLEST COUNTY (Dixe Wills) (6 October 2004)

No.28 - ROTHCHILDS, CONKERS AND MURDER MYSTERY: A Personal View of the English Village of Ashton, Northamptonshire (Mick Phillips) (7 October 2004)

No.28A - CONKERS REVISITED (Web page on Ashton, Northamptonshire) (Mick Phillips/Peter Devenish) (24 October 2004)

No.29 - ARCHBISHOP FULTON J. SHEEN (Kenneth Fields) (19 October 2004)

No.30 - IN SEARCH OF GEORGE LAILEY (Kenneth Fields) (16 November 2004)

No.31 - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON - PAPERBACK EDITION (Peter Devenish) (9 January 2005)

No.31 Revisited - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON - PAPERBACK EDITION (Peter Devenish) (6 May 2005)

No.32 - THE H.V. MORTON WEBSITE (Peter Devenish) (24 January 2005)

No.33 - A CHALLENGE TO FEMALE MORTONITES (Peter Devenish) (27 January 2005)

No.34 - E.A. COX: Painter, Poster Artist, Book Illustrator (Peter Devenish) (14 February 2005)

No.34 revisited - EA COX: PAINTER, POSTER ARTIST, BOOK ILLUSTRATOR (Peter Devenish, Niall Taylor) (15 March 2013)

No.35 - PENDLE HILL (Kenneth Fields) (25 March 2005)

No.36 -'IN TOWN TONIGHT' (Barbara Parmigiani) (26 March 2005)

No.37 - AN UNKNOWN TITLE DISCOVERED! (Peter Devenish) (1 April 2005)

No.37 Revisited - AN UNKNOWN TITLE DISCOVERED! (Peter Devenish) (6 April 2005)

No.38 - THE "CAW OF THE YOWS' (Kenneth Fields) (2 April 2005)

No.39 - H.V. MORTON MEETS THE POPE (Kenneth Fields) (10 April 2005)

No.40 - HVM'S BOOK DEDICATIONS (Peter Devenish) (29 April 2005)

No.40 Revisited - HVM'S BOOK DEDICATIONS (Peter Devenish) (6 May 2005)

No.41 - SCHAPENBERG (Somerset West, Cape Province) (Sir Derek Oulton/Peter Devenish) (9 June 2005)

No.42 - THE HEART OF LONDON - A Special Milestone (Peter Devenish) (11 June 2005)

No.42 Revisited - THE HEART OF LONDON - A Special Milestone (John Baker/Peter Devenish) (11 June 2005)

No.43 - H.V. MORTON AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX (Kenneth Fields) (18 July 2005)

No.44 - HVM: A PERSONAL REMINISCENCE (Barbara Parmigiani) (22 July 2005)

No.45 - TWO TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY PROJECTS (In Search of South Africa and the Francesca's fresco The Resurrection at Sansepoicro in Tuscani) (Peter Devenish) (7 November 2005)

No.46 - TREVI CLEANED OUT (Mick Phillips) (16 November 2005)

No.47 - IN SEARCH OF SOUTH AFRICA - THE GENESIS (Peter Devenish) (12 January 2006)

No.48 - ATLANTIC MEETING: A REVIEW (Ron Hemmings) (6 March 2006)

No.49 - THE PASSING OF THE FLEECE (Brian Woodcock) (29 March 2006)

No.50 - I ONCE MET H.V. MORTON (Hugh Burnett) (John Holloway/Peter Devenish) (6 April 2006)

No.51 - IN SEARCH OF ENGLAND – 80th ANNIVERSARY (Kenneth Fields) (23 April 2006)

No.52 - IN SEARCH OF BRITAIN - IN COLOUR FILM (John Holloway) (28 April 2006) (no longer available on-line)

No.53 - MY LIFE IN SOUTH AFRICA, by H.V. Morton (with letters supporting and opposing his migration from Britain) (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (12 May 2006)

No.54 - A NIGHT IN GLASTONBURY ... And a Deserved Peerage for HVM (Ray Anscombe) (27 May 2006)

No.55 - TV DOCUMENTARY IN THE STEPS OF ST PAUL (Peter Devenish) (21 July 2006)

No.56 - H.V. WEB SITES (Peter Devenish) (19 August 2006)

No.57 - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON - An Interview by Dorothy Mason (Kenneth Fields) (11 September 2006)

No.58 - HANDSHAKE CAME WITH MEDAL FOR MORTON (A press cutting) (Kenneth Fields) (13 October 2006)

No.58 revisited (originally issued in error as No.158) - AN ITALIAN AWARD FOR MORTON (Peter Devenish) (22 October 2013)

No.59 - LONDON, BELOVED CITY (Mairi McCloud/Peter Devenish) (31 October 2006)

No.60 - HVM'S STEPS TRACED ON TELEVISION (Kenneth Fields) (9 November 2006)

No.61 - SECRET ABBEY FUNERAL (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields) (14 November 2006)

No.62 - THE ABIDING APPEAL OF HVM's WORKS (Katherine Gibson/Peter Devenish) (26 November 2006)

No.63 - THE OPENING OF TUTANKHAMEN'S TOMB (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields) (29 January 2007)

No.64 - MAY FAIR LADY (Peter Devenish) (13 February 2007)

No.64 Revisited - MAY FAIR LADY (Ted Kingsbury) (16 February 2007)

No.65 - HVM JEWISH? OY VEY! (Peter Devenish) 12 March 2007)

No.66 - WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL (Geoff Allcock) (31 March 2007)

No.67 - A NOTE FROM A GLASWEGIAN IN PARADISE (Jim Leggett) (13 April 2007)

No.68 - A REMINISCENCE OF LONDON (Christina Brand) (24 May 2007)

No.69 - SONNETS, LIMERICKS AND SCOTCH BROTH (Barbara Parmigiani) (15 June 2007)

No.70 - H.V. MORTON - A VALEDICTION (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (17 June 2007

No.71 - H.V. MORTON'S SPIRITUAL HOME: Stratford-upon-Avon (Kenneth Fields) (12 July 2007)

No.72 - TURNER OF TURNER'S GREEN: George Lailey (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (30 July 2007)

No.73 - H.V. MORTON'S TRIBUTE TO F.D.R. (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (6 August 2007)

No.74 - GREAT BRITISH JOURNEYS: H.V. MORTON'S SEARCH FOR SCOTLAND (Kenneth Fields) (12 August 2007)

No.74 Revisited - GREAT BRITISH JOURNEYS: H.V. MORTON'S SEARCH FOR SCOTLAND (George Box) (27 January 2008)

No.75 - THE DEAN WITHOUT BIBLE OR PRAYER-BOOK: Dr de Labilliere, An Appreciation (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields) (11 September 2007)

No.76 - C.W. CHAMBERLAIN: A PUBLISHER AND A FRIEND (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (2 October 2007)

No.77 - AN INTERVIEW WITH WILLIAM DALRYMPLE (Peter Devenish) (7 October 2007)

No.78 - THESE WERE OUR QUEENS: Another Ghost Laid to Rest (Peter Devenish) (18 October 2007)

No.79 - THE ENGLAND WE LOVE, NOT THE ENGLAND WE LIVE IN (George Box) (4 November 2007)

No.80 - THRESHOLD OF THE EMPIRE: Menin Gate Pilgrimage (H.V. Morton/Peter Devenish) (11 November 2007)

No.81 - MORTON IN ALBERTINIA (Derek Oulton) (29 November 2007)

No.82 - THE SORROW ISLES (Lewis and the Hebrides) (Kenneth Fields) (6 December 2007)

No.83 - MEETING OF THE ROME BRANCH OF THE HVM SOCIETY (Richard Owen) (6 February 2008)

No.84 – SAINT PADRE PIO: A Secret Midnight Ceremony (Kenneth Fields) (8 April 2008)

No.85 - MEETING OF THE ROME BRANCH OF THE HVM SOCIETY (Mick Phillips) (22 May 2008)

No.85 Revisited - MEETING OF THE ROME BRANCH OF THE HVM SOCIETY (Lisa Hill) (28 May 2008)

No.86 - MANCHESTER - THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL (Marjorie Ross) (7 June 2008)

No.87 - THE STORY OF BAKSHEESH (Barbara Green) (21 June 2008)

No.88 - THE YEAR OF ST. PAUL (Kenneth Fields) (28 June 2008)

No.89 - IN SEARCH OF SCOTTISH FOOD (Peter Devenish) (5 July 2008)

No.90 - HONOURING H.V. MORTON (Snippets Nos.15 & 16 repeated) (26 July 2008)

No.91 - MEMORABLE MORTON LOCATIONS (Mark Rodgers) (16 September 2008)

No.91A - THE WRITER AND THE RHINO (Vicky Jackson) (21 October 2008)

No.93 - INTERVIEW WITH MARY MORTON (Vicky Jackson) (4 January 2009)

No.94 - BLUE PLAQUE HONOURING H.V. MORTON (Marjorie Ross/Peter Devenish) (8 February 2009)

No.95 - HVM IN THE TOP TEN ONCE AGAIN (Charlie Connelly/Peter Devenish) 7 March 2009)

No.96 - ST. ANTHONY IN ROSELAND (Shirley Wood) (16 March 2009)

No.97 - IN MEMORY OF H.V. MORTON (Peter Devenish) (17 June 2009)

No.98 - INFLUENCES OF H.V. MORTON (Juanita Sheehan) (1 July 2009)

No.99 - TWO LANCASHIRE WRITERS (Albert Miller) (17 September 2009)

No.100 - SCHAPENBERG (Marion Wasdell) (19 October 2009)

No.101 - THE BUS FROM DAMASCUS TO BAGHDAD (Sheila Bell) (23 October 2009)

No.102 - SCOTTISH NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL (Mairi McCloud) (31 October 2009)

No.103 - A PERSONAL MEMENTO: Letter from HVM (Chris Murphy) (5 November 2009)

No.104 - PHEASANTS AND AIRCRAFT (H.V. Morton/Jeannette Dam-Hansen) (1 December 2009)

No.105 - H.V. MORTON BLUE PLAQUE: PLACED ON SITE (Kenneth Fields) (10 December 2009)

No.105A - BLUE PLAQUE LOCATION (Kenneth Fields) (10 January 2010)

No.106 - H.V. MORTON AND ST. CATHERINE'S MONASTERY (Burton Janes) (12 December 2009)

No.107 - MORTON AND MORRIS: A MEETING OF MUTUAL ADMIRERS (H.V. Morton/Peter Devenish) (2 March 2010)

No.108(1) - CUTTINGS FROM THE TIMES: MORTON THE AD WRITER (Lyons Chocolate) (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (17 May 2010)

No.108(2) - CUTTINGS FROM THE TIMES: THE JAWS OF BORROWDALE (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (29 June 2010)

No.108(3) - CUTTINGS FROM THE TIMES: ANCIENT GREEK MICROPHONES (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (3 July 2010)

No.108(3) Revisited - CUTTINGS FROM THE TIMES: ANCIENT GREEK MICROPHONES (Jim Leggett/Andrew Woodhouse) (8 July 2010)

No.108(4) - CUTTINGS FROM THE TIMES: C.W. CHAMBERLAIN (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (17 July 2010)

No.109 - A MORTONIANA MYSTERY (Inserts in a copy of In Search of Scotland) (Charlie Connelly) (27 May 2010)

No.110 - H.V. MORTON AND EDWARD CAHILL (Michael Moran/Peter Devenish) (13 June 2010)

No.111 - LAWRENCE G. GREEN - SOUTH AFRICA'S MORTON (Philip Herringer) (15 June 2010)

No.112 - MORTON AND BULL-FIGHTING (Peter Brien) (18 August 2010)

No.113 - THE WAYFARER'S DOLE 2010 (John Holloway) (23 August 2010)

No.114 - HALL I' TH' WOOD (Kenneth Fields) (8 September 2010)

No.115 - AN AUSSIE'S CRUISE WITH HVM (Kenneth Fields) (5 October 2010)

No.116 - HVM, GPS AND ITALY (John Baker) (10 October 2010)

No.118 - AN UNSPEAKABLE ACT OF VANDALISM AT GLASTONBURY (Niall Taylor) (10 December 2010)

No.119 Part 1 - H.V. MORTON REMINISCES (Marie O’Brien) (24 January 2011)

No.119 Part 2 - H.V. MORTON REMINISCES (Marie O’Brien) (28 January 2011)

No.119 Part 3 - H.V. MORTON REMINISCES (Marie O’Brien) (2 February 2011)

No.119 Part 4 - H.V. MORTON REMINISCES (Marie O’Brien) (6 February 2011)

No.120 - THE SWORDFISH BOATS OF REGGIO (Gerald Mullins) (12 February 2011)

No.120 Revisited - THE SWORDFISH BOATS OF REGGIO (Frank Kelly/Beverly Stevens/Peter Devenish) (16 February 2011)

No.121 - THE BOSTON STUMP (Alan Kahn) (21 February 2011)

No.122 - MORTON vs MERTON (Andrew Woodhouse) (29 March 2011)

No.123 - BUCKLEBURY SPOTLIGHTED ONCE MORE (Deni Hemsley) (11 April 2011)

No.124 - THE PUZZLING CHURCH OF THE JOCELYNS (Rob Jeffries) (19 July 2011)

No.125 - IN CELEBRATION OF H.V. MORTON'S BIRTH (Peter Devenish) (24 July 2011)

No.126 - BATTLE OF BRITAIN (Kenneth Fields/HV Morton) (15 September 2011)

No.127 - NEW H.V. MORTON WEB-SITE (Peter Devenish) (22 September 2011)

No.128 - HVM ON KINDLE: Something which won't be on my Christmas List! (Niall Taylor) (3 October 2011)

No.128A - HVM ON KINDLE: Something which won't be on my Christmas List! - and a retort (Andrew Woodhouse) (6 October 2011)

No.129 - ARMISTICE - AND THE AFTERMATH (Niall Taylor) (8 November 2011)

No.130 - H.V. MORTON E-BOOKS (Peter Devenish, Peter Henry) (23 February 2012)

No.131 - IN THE STEPS OF THE MASTER: An Unusual Advertisement (Owen Harrop) (24 February 2012)

No.132 - THE FALDETTA OF MALTA (Juamita Sheenan) (4 March 2012)

No.133 - OASIS OF SIWA (Wendy Burns) (6 March 2012)

No.134 - AN EVENING WITH H.V. MORTON (Elisabeth Bibbings) (15 March 2012)

No.135 - JAMES (Jimmy) JARCHÉ (1890 –1965) (Kenneth Fields) (22 March 2012)

No.136 - THE ROYAL NATIONAL MÒD (Mairi McCloud) (9 April 2012)

No.137 - DISCOVERY OF AN ANCIENT COUNTERFEITER'S HOARD (Peter Devenish, HV Morton) (26 May 2012)

No.138 - HVM RETURNS TO WALES - and hospital (Peter Devenish, Neville Penry Thomas) (2 June 2012)

No.139 - HVM - A BLOG ARTICLE AND A RADIO BROADCAST (Niall Taylor) (21 July 2012)

No.140 - H.V. MORTON: TRAVELLING INTO THE LIGHT (Niall Taylor) (10 August 2012)

No.140a - H.V. MORTON: TRAVELLING INTO THE LIGHT - In the Steps of Morton in the Moor, part 1 (Niall Taylor) (10 September 2012)

No.140b - H.V. MORTON: TRAVELLING INTO THE LIGHT - In the Steps of Morton in the Moor, part 2 (Niall Taylor) (17 September 2012)

     NB: re: bulletins 141a and 141b - the two links above will take you to the HV Morton Blog where these two articles have been combined into a single blog posting.

No.140c - H.V. MORTON: TRAVELLING INTO THE LIGHT - In the Steps of Morton in the Moor, conclusion (Niall Taylor) (21 September 2012)

No.141 - 'ART WAVES' - FEATURING H.V. MORTON (Peter Devenish/Stan White) (1 September 2012)

No.141a - 'ART WAVES' - FEATURING H.V. MORTON (Niall Taylor/Stan White) (7 September 2012)

No.142 - THE ATLANTIC CHARTER COMMEMORATED (Niall Taylor/Phonse Griffiths) (13 September 2012)

No.143 - HV MORTON AND THE CYCLING CLERGYMAN (Kenneth Fields) (26 September 2012)

No.144 - Another HVM link: The Tu Hwnt I’r Bont Tearoom, Llanrwst (Kenneth Fields) (2 October 2012)

          Keywords: Wales, Olwen Caradoc Evans, Daily Mail

No.145 - Armistice Day Commemoration (Niall Taylor) (2 November 2012) [link to blog article]

No.146 - Beverley Baxter remembers H.V. Morton (Kenneth Fields) (3 November 2012)

No.147 - "Brochan Lom, Tana Lom!" (Elisabeth Bibbings) (11 November 2012)

No.147 part 2 - "Brochan Lom, Tana Lom!" revisited (Elisabeth Bibbings/Niall Taylor) (2 December 2012)

No.148 - HV Morton in "This England" magazine (Jim Willis/Niall Taylor) (11 December 2012)

No.149 - EXPLORING HVM’S ENGLAND (Kenneth Fields) (20 December 2012)

No.150 - A MORTON POSTCARD (Reuben Saffer/Niall Taylor) (17 January 2013)

No.151 - HV MORTON ON WHISKY (Niall Taylor) (23 January 2013)

No.152 (1) - A CALENDAR FEATURING HV MORTON - JANUARY (David Forest) (26 January 2013)

No.152 (2) - A CALENDAR FEATURING HV MORTON - FEBRUARY (David Forest) (3 February 2013)

No.152 (3) - A CALENDAR FEATURING HV MORTON - MARCH (David Forest) (1 March 2013)

No.152 (4) - A CALENDAR FEATURING HV MORTON - APRIL (David Forest) (30 March 2013)

No.153 (1) - A NEW WORK: “IN SEARCH OF ENGLAND” (Niall Taylor) (1 April 2013)

No.153 (2) - A NEW WORK: “IN SEARCH OF ENGLAND” - APRIL FOOL? (Niall Taylor) (3 April 2013)

No.154 - CRAIG TAYLOR’S “LONDONERS: THE DAYS AND NIGHTS OF LONDON NOW” (Rob Jeffries) (13 April 2013)

No.155 - HV MORTON ON THE WIRELESS (Kenneth Fields) (7 May 2013)

No.155a - HV MORTON ON THE WIRELESS contd. (Richard Maund) (22 June 2013)

No.156 - ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE’S “CORONATION RECORD NUMBER” (Niall Taylor, HV Morton) (2 June 2013)

No.157 (originally issued in error as No.156) - IT’S AMAZING WHAT YOU THINK OF IN THE SHOWER (Elisabeth Bibbings, Niall Taylor) (15 June 2013)

No.157, part 1 - BASILICATA (Lyn Funnell) (1 July 2013)

No.157, part 2 - DRIVING NORTH ON A WINTER’S EVENING (Stan White) 5 July 2013)

No.157, part 3 - A RAMBLE DOWN MEMORY LANE (Mike Bassett) (10 July 2013)

No.157, part 4 - I WALK BESIDE THE AVON AT STRATFORD (Meg Gain) (21 July 2013)

No.157, part 5 - HV MORTON GOES IN SEARCH OF SHOES (Elisabeth Bibbings) (26 July 2013)

No.157, part 6 - ST GEORGE’S CHURCHYARD, BECKENHAM KENT: A VERY ENGLISH MYSTERY (Chris Murphy) (31 July 2013)

No.158 (originally issued in error as No.157) - HV MORTON AND THE R101 DISASTER (Kenneth Fields) (14 September 2013)

No.159 - THE ULTIMATE PEACE SYMBOL (Niall Taylor) (11 November 2013)

No.160 - HV MORTON SOCIETY: 10 YEARS ON (Niall Taylor/Peter Devenish/Kenneth Fields) (15 December 2013)

No.161 - B-C-ing_U (Lynn Funnell) (22 December 2013)

No.162 - In the Tyre Tracks of HV Morton (Niall Taylor) (5 January 2014)

No.162 (update) - In Search of Great Britain... the Wolseley Project commences (Niall Taylor) (10 April 2014)

No.163 - “Jo went leaping down the stairs..." An unusual HVM connection (Niall Taylor) (25 January 2014)

No.164 - The Swans of Wells (Niall Taylor/John Newland) (23 February 2014)

No.165 - Camera Obscura Still in Use in 1939! (Stan White) (29 March 2014)

No.166 - In Search of Australia (Niall Taylor) (26 April 2014)

No.167 - Pope Pius XII (Barbara Green) (3 May 2014)

No.168 - Judging a book by its cover (23 June 2014)

No.169 (originally issued incorrectly as no.168) - Happy Birthday HVM! (Niall Taylor/Meg Gain) (26 July 2014)

No.170 - Under Waterloo Bridge (Rob Jeffries) (1 August 2014)

No.171 - A couple of loose ends (Niall Taylor) (15 August 2014)

No.172 (originally issued incorrectly as no.171) - The Quit Rents Ceremony (Sandra Lawrence) (4 October 2014)

No.172, part 2 (originally issued incorrectly as no.171, part 2) - The Quit Rents Ceremony, excerpt from "An Encyclopedia of London" (Niall Taylor/Peter Devenish) (6 October 2014)

No.173 - Illustrated London News November 21st, 1936 (Stan White) (24 October 2014)

No.174 -I, James Blunt” – propaganda, fiction or both? (Elisabeth Bibbings) (11 November 2014)

No.175 - HV Morton, a mysterious letter and HMS Rodney (Niall Taylor) (29 November 2014)

No.175 (part 2) - Blue Days at Sea and Sandwell Hall (Meg Gain and Stan White) (9 January 2015)

No.176 - The Golden Rand (Niall Taylor, 24 January 2015)

No.177 - War and the Artist, revisited (Paul Gell, Peter Devenish and Niall Taylor 7 February 2015)

No.178 - Morton on Morton (Niall Taylor, 1 March 2015)

No.178 (addendum) - (Peter Devenish, 11 March 2015)

No.179 - Paul's Lucky Find (Paul Gell 22 March 2015)

No.180 - MY DAY WITH “FIGHTING MAC” (Kenneth Fields, 4 April 2015)

No.181 - THE NIGHTS OF LONDON REVISITED (Kenneth Fields, 19 April 2015)

No.182 - ANZAC Day (Niall Taylor, 25 April 2015)

No.183 - The secret portrait of Prince Charlie (Niall Taylor, 9 May 2015)

No.184 - MY BITS OF SCOTLAND (Kenneth Fields, Niall Taylor, 24 May 2015)

No.185 - Trooping the Colour (Kenneth Fields, 9 June 2015)

No.186 - Scriveners Unite! (and Vintage films of London) (Elisabeth Bibbings, 21 June 2015)

No.187 - Stratford, a Town at War (Meg Gain, 9 July 2015)

No.188 - Frustration and Obsession! Weekly Illustrated Magazine, May, 1935 (Niall Taylor, 17 July 2015)

No.189 - Happy Morton Day! (Niall Taylor, 26 July 2015)

No.190 - "South Africa" (Owen Harrop and Niall Taylor, 10 August 2015)

No.191 - HV Morton competition, part 1 (Jim Leggett, Mairi McCloud, 31 August 2015)

No.191 (2) - HV Morton competition, part 2 (Phil Gunston, Meg Gain, 6 September 2015)

No.191 (3) - HV Morton competition, part 3 (Mary-Bess Halford, 14 September 2015)

No.191 (4) - HV Morton competition, part 4 (Susan McCloud, 4 October 2015)

No.191 (5) - HV Morton competition, part 5 (Alan Kahn, 11 October 2015)

No.191 (6) - HV Morton competition, part 6 (Richard Wilson, 24 October 2015)

No.192 - HV Morton on the television (Kenneth Fields and Niall Taylor, 26 September 2015)

No.193 - Two short items of interest (Niall Taylor, Andy Mckay, Meg Gain, 9 November 2015)

No.193 (correction) - HVM's early years

No.159 (reissued) - The Ultimate Peace Symbol (Niall Taylor, 11 November 2015)

No.194 - Collie Knox Remembers H.V. Morton (Kenneth Fields, 21 November 2015)

No.195 - HV Morton and the American Tourist (Niall Taylor, Stan White, 3 December 2015)


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HVM LITERARY NOTES:


No.1 - LANDS OF THE SUN: Middle East, by H.V. Morton, Reviewed by Fay Gillis Wells (Peter Devenish) (13 January 2004)

No.2 - MAX HASTINGS' REVIEW OF IN SEARCH OF H. V. MORTON (Chris Ingram) (29 April 2004)

No.3 - SUNDAY EXPRESS REVIEW OF IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON (Kenneth Fields) (1 May 2004)

No.4 - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON: COMMENTS BY MAIRI McCLOUD (8 May 2004)

No.5 - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON: COMMENTS BY BARRY SHIELDS (10 May 2004)

No.6 - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON: COMMENTS BY PETER DEVENISH (10 May 2004)

No.7 - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON: COMMENTS BY KENNETH FIELDS (15 May 2004)

No.8 - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON: COMMENTS BY JOHN BAKER (30 May 2004)

No.9 - BRUCE FEILER'S INTRODUCTION TO IN THE STEPS OF ST. PAUL (Barry Shields) (9 June 2004)

No.10 - NOTES FOR TALK AT ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE LIBRARY, 17 JUNE 2004 (Michael Bartholomew (20 June 2004))

No.11 - HOW I CAME TO MORTON (Sally Baggott) (25 November 2004)

No.12 - ON 'THE BOY IN THE DARK' (From The Spell of London) (Shaun Morrison) 13 January 2005)

No.13 - ON 'IN SEARCH OF SOUTH AFRICA' (Philip Herringer) (19 January 2005)

No.14 - ON H.V. MORTON - FROM THE HEART (Mairi McCloud) (20 January 2005)

No.15 - WHY I LIKE THE BOOKS OF H.V. MORTON (Marc Heuer) (4 February 2005)

No.16 - WHY I LIKE THE BOOKS OF H.V. MORTON: AN UNDISCIPLINED RANT (Beverly De Soto) (8 February 2005)

No.17 - THE ABERDEEN JOKE FACTORY (Chapter 6 of In Search of Scotland) (Kenneth Fields/Findlay Dunachie) (11 February 2005)

No.18 - MUSIC TO READ HVM BY (John Holloway) (26 May 2005)

No.19 - H.V. MORTON'S INFLUENCE ON MY LIFE (Mairi McCloud) (14 June 2005)

No.20 - REVELLING IN MORTON: PAST AND PRESENT (Terry Brady) (29 June 2005)

No.21 - HOW I STOPPED THE TREVI FOUNTAIN: Transcript of a Radio Talk (H.V. Morton) (4 July 2005)

No.21 Revisited - HOW I STOPPED THE TREVI FOUNTAIN: Transcript of a Radio Talk (H.V. Morton/Peter Devenish) (24 November 2010)

No.21 Revisited Once More - HOW I STOPPED THE TREVI FOUNTAIN: A Radio Talk by H.V. Morton (Peter Devenish) (8 December 2010)

No.22 - TRAVEL WITH THE LEICA (H.V. Morton) (11 July 2005)

No.22 Revisited - TRAVEL WITH THE LEICA (H.V. Morton) (7 September 2008)

No.23 - A SELF-INDULGENT TRIBUTE TO H.V. MORTON (Sir Derek Oulton) (13 July 2005)

No.24 - MY BITS OF SCOTLAND (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields) (1 August 2005)

No.25 - H.V. MORTON - ESSAYIST (Kenneth Fields) (10 August 2005)

No.26 - STRAY THOUGHTS ON WRITING (H.V. Morton/Peter Devenish) (27 September 2005)

No.26 Revisited - STRAY THOUGHTS ON WRITING (Dixe Wills/Peter Devenish) (2 October 2005)

No.27 - H.V. MORTON ARTICLES FROM COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE (The New Merry England: Views from a Church Tower, 24 August 1940; and The Modern Greeks: To what Degree are they Heirs to the Classic Race, 1 March 1941) (Peter Devenish) (21 October 2005)

No.28 - H.V. MORTON DISCUSSES THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS: An Interview by Cyril Watling (Kenneth Fields) (21 November 2005)

No.29 - A JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM: Extracts from the Book by St. John Ervine (Peter Devenish) (22 January 2006)

No.30 - SIDNEY STRUBE - A GREAT CARTOONIST (My Friend Strube, by HVM) (John Baker/Peter Devenish) (5 February 2006) [Much of this item is unfortunately unavailable on line]

No.31 - LLOYD GEORGE TOURS WALES WITH H.V. MORTON: Daily Herald, 17 June 1932 (Kenneth Fields) (23 February 2006)

No.32 - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON: A BRIEF REVIEW (John Holloway) (4 March 2006)

No.33 - THE LITERARY PILGRIM: H.V. MORTON IN THE LAND OF LEGEND by Jenny Saddington (Peter Devenish) (1 April 2006)

No.34 - H.V. MORTON'S WORLD (Kenneth Fields) (16 April 2006)

No.35 - NATION ON THE ROAD TO RUIN: A Review of In Search of H.V. Morton by Stephen McLarence (Marie O'Brien/Peter Devenish (24 April 2006)

No.36 - THOSE VIOLENT VICTORIANS: An Extract from These Twenty-five Years, by H.V. Morton (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (2 May 2006)

No.37 - BRITISH WRITERS OF THE THIRTIES - Extract concerning H.V. Morton (Valentine Cunningham/Kenneth Fields) (5 June 2006)

No.37A - COMMENT ON EXTRACT FROM BRITISH WRITERS OF THE THIRTIES (James Cowan) (7 June 2006)

No.38 - THE ART OF H.V. MORTON: Review of The Heart of London (Charles Grave/Kenneth Fields) (11 June 2006)

No.39 - BOOKS AND LIBRARIES: THOUGHTS OF A LIBRARIOUS PERSON (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields) (26 June 2006)

No.39A - THOUGHTS OF A LIBRARIOUS PERSON REVISITED (Barbara Parmigiani/James Cowan) (28 June 2006)

No.40 - A WRITER IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields) (30 July 2006)

No.41 - SOME GRUMBLES ABOUT'MUSTN'T GRUMBLE' (Kenneth Fields) (15 August 2006)

No.41 Revisited -'MUSTN'T GRUMBLE' REVISITED (Geoff Allcock) (20 February 2007)

No.42 - MORTON OUTCLASSED? (Barbara Parmigiani) (24 October 2006)

No.43 - CHURCHILL'S LETTER TO MORTON (Peter Devenish) (3 December 2006)

No.44 - DRAMA IN THE COMMONS (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields) (10 December 2006)

No.45 - POST-MORTON TRAVEL WRITERS: A Progress Report (Barry Shields) (14 December 2006)

No.45 Revisited - POST-MORTON TRAVEL WRITERS: Results of the Readathon (Barry Shields) (11 June 2007)

No.46 – SPIRITUAL OLD ETONIANS (Robert Cerello/Peter Devenish) (14 January 2007)

No.47 - MORTON THE ANARCHIST! (Peter Devenish) (27 March 2007)

No.48 - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE (Kenneth Fields) (4 April 2007)

No.49 - THE PAGEANT OF THE CENTURY (H.V. Morton/Peter Devenish) (1 May 2007)

No.50 - SUNDAY IN TOWN (H.V. Morton/Peter Devenish) (14 May 2007)

No.51 - (See HVM Verses - No.1) TRAVEL WRITER: A Sonnet by Robert David Michael (Rob Cerello) (12 June 2007)

No.51 Revisited - (See HVM Verses - No.2) TRAVEL WRITER: A Response to a Sonnet by Robert David Michael (Jim Couper) (12 June 2007)

No.51 Revisited again - (See HVM Verses - No.2A) TRAVEL WRITER: Further Comments by Robert David Michael (Rob Cerello) (14 June 2007)

No.52 - I SAW TWO WRITERS: John Steinbeck and H.V. Morton (Jim Couper) (2 July 2007)

No.53 - THE MAN WHO GAVE US THE WORLD (Rob Cerello) (26 July 2007)

No.53A - ANOTHER VIEW OF THE MAN WHO GAVE US THE WORLD (Barbara Parmigiani) (28 July 2007)

No.54 - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES (Jim Leggett) (9 August 2007)

No.54(1) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: In Search of England and A Traveller in Italy (Lisa Hill) (11 August 2007)

No.54(2) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: Galway and Winchester (Kevin Cullen) (Paul Huckett) (13 August 2007)

No.54(3) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: In Search of England and Connemara to Paris (Barbara Parmigiani) (14 August 2007)

No.54(4) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: In the Steps of the Master (Henri Moncion) (18 August 2007)

No.54(5) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: England and Scotland, and St Anthony in Roseland (Mairi McCloud) (Shirley Wood) (19 August 2007)

No.54(6) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: In Search of England (Marc Heuer) (19 August 2007)

No.54(7) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: From In Search of the Holy Land (Rob Cerello) (21 August 2007)

No.54(8) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: HVM's Own Favourite (Kenneth Fields) (23 August 2007)

No.54(9) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: Luxor (Virginia Sherman) (26 August 2007)

No.54(10) - FAVOURITE HVM TITLES: An Impossible Task; In Search of Scotland and Blue Days at Sea (Andy Hawking) (Frances Wade) (30 August 2007)

No.55 - A REVIEW OF A TRAVELLER IN SOUTHERN ITALY: HORRORS AND MAGNIFICENCE WITHOUT END (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) 30 August 2007)

No.56 - H.V. MORTON AND THE OED (Oxford English Dictionary) (Peter Devenish) (6 September 2007)

No.57 - A REVIEW OF A TRAVELLER IN ITALY: CONTRASTS IN APPROACH TO FOREIGN TRAVEL (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) 20 September 2007)

No.58 - H.V. MORTON AS ABU YADD - THE FATHER OF THE HAND (Ron Hemmings) (13 November 2007)

No.59 - TUTANKHAMUN'S TOMB TRIGGERED A NEWSPAPER WAR (John Newland) (15 November 2007)

No.60 - HOW THE TIMES DUG UP A TUTANKHAMUN SCOOP AND BURIED ITS FLEET STREET RIVALS (Kenneth Fields) (23 November 2007)

No.61 - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS (Peter Devenish) (5 March 2008)

No.61(1) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: In Scotland Again (Gerald Mullins) (11 September 2008)

No.61(2) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: H.V. Morton's London (Christina Brand) (25 September 2008)

No.61(3) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: In Search of England (Dixe Wills, Shirley Wood, Mark Bullivant, Sheila Bell) (27 September 2008)

No.61(4) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: In the Steps of the Master (Virginia Sherman) (1 October 2008)

No.61(5) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: In Scotland Again - Again (Susan McCloud/Mairi McCloud) (3 October 2008)

No.61(6) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: In Search of Scotland (Mairi McCloud/Jim Leggett) (11 October 2008)

No.61(7) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: In Search of Wales (Gerald Mullins) (27 October 2008)

No.61(8) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: The Call of England (Marjorie Ross, Mairi McCloud, Susan McCloud) (2 November 2008)

No.61(9) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: I Saw Two Englands (Trevor Shaw) (12 November 2008)

No.61(10) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: In Search of London: College of Heralds (Sheila Bell) (18 November 2008)

No.61(11) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: HVM and Cats (Sheila Bell) (26 November 2008)

No.61(12) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: The Spell of London (Gerald Mullins) (22 February 2009)

No.61(13) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: Through Lands of the Bible (Philip Galley) (26 February 2009)

No.61(14) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: HVM's Thoughts on Snoring (Gerald Mullins) (21 May 2009)

No.61(15) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: The Tartan Weavers of Kilbarchan: A lesson in purpose and belonging (Philip Galley) (26 May 2009)

No.61(16) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: "I might say I'm proud to do it" (from The Call of England) (Philip Galley) (8 June 2009)

No.61(17) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: HVM and Cats (Sheila Bell) (25 June 2009)

No.61(18) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: Abu Kelb (Philip Galley) (19 July 2009)

No.61(19) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: Keeping Watch (Phil Gunston) (28 July 2009)

No.61(20) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: Literary Societies - Could HVM have Foreseen His Own (Philip Galley) (30 July 2009)

No.61(21) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: From A Traveller in Rome (Gerald Mullins) (29 August 2009)

No.61(22) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: A Traveller in Italy, A Stranger in Spain (Sheila Bell and Tom Kenny) (10 September 2009)

No.61(22) Revisited - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS (Beverly Stevens) (12 September 2009)

No.61(23) - MEMORABLE MORTON QUOTATIONS: HVM's Thoughts on Togas (Barbara Broberg) (17 September 2009)

No.61(24) - 'AS NEAR TO SPAIN AS A STRANGER MAY FEEL' (Virginia Sherman) (18 January 2010)

No.62 - PILGRIMAGES TO ENGLISHNESS (Lisa Hill) (15 June 2008)

No.63 - "H.V. MORTON REMEMBERS" - Unfinished Memoirs (Peter Devenish) (21 August 2008)

No.63 Revisited - "H.V. MORTON REMEMBERS" - Unfinished Memoirs (Michael Bartholomew/Peter Devenish) (27 August 2008)

No.64 - HOWARD SPRING - ATLANTIC MEETING (Kenneth Fields) (30 August 2008)

No.65 - THE OPEN ROAD: Maurice Friese-Greene (Charlie Connelly) (29 September 2008)

No.66 - H.V. MORTON AND CHARLES DICKENS: The Vagaries of the British Climate (Sheila Bell) (6 October 2008)

No.67 Part 1 - THE PHANTOM TITLES OF H.V. MORTON: Early Short Stories and Two Lovers in London (Peter Devenish) (2 December 2008)

No.67 Part 2 - THE PHANTOM TITLES OF H.V. MORTON:A Journey Through Wales, and H.V. Morton's West Country and Wales (Peter Devenish) (8 January 2009)

No.67 Part 3 - THE PHANTOM TITLES OF H.V. MORTON:In Search of the Northern Isles (Peter Devenish) (21 January 2009)

No.67 Part 4 - THE PHANTOM TITLES OF H.V. MORTON:The Thoughtful Traveller's Greece and Middle East (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (12 February 2009)

No.67 Part 4 Continued - THE PHANTOM TITLES OF H.V. MORTON:The Allborough Press (Peter Devenish/Shaun Morrison/Dr Paul Rich) (1 March 2009)

No.67 Part 5 - THE PHANTOM TITLES OF H.V. MORTON: Into the Land of Egypt; A Dictionary of Palestine; In South Africa Again; A Traveller in Sicily (Peter Devenish) (18 April 2009) 

No.67 Part 5 Revisited - THE PHANTOM TITLES OF H.V. MORTON: Into the Land of Egypt (Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish (14 May 2009)

No.68 - H.V. MORTON: THE LIFE OF AN ENCHANTED TRAVELLER (Jim Leggett) (31 December 2008)

No.69 - HVM AND HASSAN: How Would This Go Down in the "Multi-Faith" Dialogue of Today? (Philip Galley) (4 April 2009)

No.70 - AN EASTER STORY: The Anzacs Spend Easter in Jerusalem by H.V. Morton (Kenneth Fields) (9 April 2009)

No.71 - IN SEARCH OF H.V. MORTON: COMMENTS BY JUANITA SHEEHAN (20 April 2009)

No.72 - (See HVM Verses - No.3) H.V. MORTON AS POET (Sheila Bell) (5 May 2009)

No.72A - (See HVM Verses - No.3A) H.V. MORTON AS POET: Comment by Rob Cerello (9 May 2009)

No.73 - WHEN HVM SAW TWO ENGLANDS (Kenneth Fields) (17 August 2009)

No.73A - WHEN HVM SAW TWO ENGLANDS - A COMMENT (Rob Cerello) (19 August 2009)

No.74 - HVM IN THE ISLE-OF-MAN (Kenneth Fields) (30 September 2009)

No.74 Revisited - HVM IN THE ISLE-OF-MAN (Christopher Murphy) (5 October 2009)

No.74 The Last Word - HVM IN THE ISLE-OF-MAN (Christopher Murphy/Andrew Woodhouse) (7 October 2009)

No.75 - HVM MEETS THE SHRIMPERS (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields) (14 October 2009)

No.76 - HVM AMONGST THE KAREN PEOPLE OF BURMA (Philip Galley) (6 December 2009)

No.77 - ONCE MORE IN THE STEPS OF H.V. MORTON (Terence Handley MacMath/Peter Walton) (10 January 2010)

No.78 - H.V. MORTON'S ENGLAND: ANOTHER VIEW (Geoff Allcock) (21 January 2010)

No.78 Revisited - H.V. MORTON'S ENGLAND: VIEWS ON ANOTHER VIEW (Sheila Bell, Chris Murphy, Andrew Woodhouse, Marjorie Ross) (26 January 2010)

No.79 - H.V. MORTON'S CORRESPONDENCE WITH FRANCIS BRETT YOUNG (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields/Peter Devenish) (21 February 2010)

No.80 - OUR FELLOW MEN (Kenneth Fields) (7 April 2010)

No.81 - WHAT I SAW IN THE SLUMS (H.V. Morton/Kenneth Fields) (24 May 2010)

No.82 - I SAW TWO ENGLANDS (Kenneth Fields) (26 July 2010)

No.83 Part 1 - ERVINE ON MORTON: Extracts from the Writing of St. John Ervine (Peter Devenish) (7 August 2010)

No.83 Part 2 - ERVINE ON MORTON: Extracts from the Writing of St. John Ervine (Peter Devenish) (14 August 2010)

No.83 Part 3 - ERVINE ON MORTON: Extracts from the Writing of St. John Ervine (Peter Devenish) (26 August 2010)

No.84 - HOW MORTON WORKED (Michael Bartholomew) (10 August 2010)

[Webmaster’s note - the bulletin “Hall i’ th’ wood” was originally issued as Literary note 85, it has since been redesignated as - Society snippet No.114 - HALL I' TH' WOOD (Kenneth Fields) (8 September 2010)]

No.85A - H.V. MORTON ARTICLES FROM COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (20 October 2010)

No.85A revisited - H.V. MORTON ARTICLES FROM COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE (Sheila Bell) (23 October 2010)

No.85B - H.V. MORTON ARTICLES FROM COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (27 October 2010)

No.85A Revisited Again - H.V. MORTON ARTICLES FROM COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE (Barbara Parmigiani) (21 November 2010)

No.86 - REVIEWS OF H.V. MORTON BIOGRAPHIES (Peter Devenish) (18 November 2010)

No.87 - THE CHEAPSIDE HOARD (Niall Taylor/Kenneth Fields) (5 January 2011)

No.88 - A LITTLE NOSTALGIA - AND A GOOD READ (Don Hudson) (13 February 2011)

No.89 - NORWICH THEN AND NOW (Sheila Bell) (26 February 2011)

No.90 - PULL'S FERRY, NORWICH (Alan Kahn) (1 March 2011)

No.91 - NORFOLK'S UNSPOILED COUNTRYSIDE (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (5 March 2011)

No.92 - SPRINGBOK ROUTE TO SOUTH AFRICA (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (15 March 2011)

No.93 - BREAKFAST WITH SMUTS (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (21 March 2011)

No.94 - THE GOLDEN RAND (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (5 April 2011)

No.95 - FINE FEATHERS MAKE FINE FORTUNES (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (16 April 2011)

No.96 - AN EARLIER ROYAL WEDDING (Peter Devenish/HV Morton)

No.97 - SILVER WEDDING YEAR (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (6 May 2011)

No.98 - THREE BOOKS, TWO AUTHORS, TWO ENGLANDS A comparison of the inter-war travelogues
of J.B Priestley and H.V. Morton
(Niall Taylor/Peter Devenish) (12 May 2011)

No.99 - THE SCENE IN THE ABBEY (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (12 May 2011)

No.100 - A QUEEN’S GLORY OUTSHINES ALL (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (2 June 2011)

No.101 - THE TWO TOWERS - TWO VIEWS FROM BOSTON STUMP (Niall Taylor) (9 June 2011)

No.102 - INTRODUCTION TO SOUTH AFRICA (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (24 June 2011)

No.103 - A LAKE OF ASPHALT (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (1 July 2011)

No.104 - THE LION OF JUDAH (Kenneth Fields/HV Morton) (9 July 2011)

No.105 - IN THE STEPS OF ST. PAUL Viewed Through Modern Eyes (Peter Devenish/Martin Belam) (23 August 2011)

No.106 - WOMEN OF THE BIBLE: The Illustrations of Fortunino Matania (Kenneth Fields) (8 September 2011)

No.107 - AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE (Kenneth Fields/HV Morton) 21 October 2011)

No.108(1) - LONDON CALLING Picnic Parties in the King's Park (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (1 November 2011)

No.108(2) - LONDON CALLING 'England, Beloved Soil' (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (24 November 2011)

No.108(3) - LONDON CALLING Timothy Goes Shopping (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (29 November 2011)

No.108(4) - LONDON CALLING Unspoilt Slice of England (Peter Devenish/HV Morton) (10 December 2011)

No.109 - H.V. MORTON, AND A VANISHED SCOTLAND (David Robertson) (16 November 2011)

No. 110 - ANNE BOLEYN by HV Morton (Kenneth Fields and HV Morton) (30 January 2012)

No.111 - GIRL CRIMINALS (HV Morton/Kenneth Fields) (10 February 2012)

No.112  - MY TAKE ON HV MORTON (Richard Pennington) (16 February 2012)

No.112A - ANOTHER TAKE ON H.V. MORTON (Andrew Woodhouse) (17 February 2012)

No.113 - ADVICE TO NEWSPAPER CORRESPONDENTS (Joseph Morton/Marjorie Ross/Peter Devenish) (29 February 2012)

No.114 - THE IDEAL HUSBAND (HV Morton/Kenneth Fields) (19th March 2012)

No.115 - LOVE AND LAVENDER (Lynn Haseldine-Jones/HV Morton) (8 July 2012)

No.116 - HV Morton the Photographer (David Jago/Niall Taylor/Peter Devenish) (6 January 2013)

No.116 (2) - HV Morton the Photographer - part 2 (Stan White) (13 January 2013)

No.117 - H.V.Morton – Our Fellow Men: A Review (Jim Leggett) (10 March 2013)

No.118 - THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR - (Peter Devenish, HV Morton) (5 September 2013)

No.119 - H.V. MORTON IN NEW YORK (Peter Devenish/Herschel Brickell) (7 December 2013)

No.120 - INHERITORS OF THE HOLY LAND (Peter Devenish/Ashton Sanborn) (18 January 2014)

No.121 - "What I Saw in the Slums" ... a little known aspect of HV Morton (Niall Taylor) (15 February 2014)

No.122 - HV Morton in the Spectator Magazine (John Woodman/Niall Taylor) (2 March 2014)

No.123 (part 1) - “The 'Monna Lisa’ of Ancient Egypt” (Tony Brett/Niall Taylor) (17 March 2014)

No.123 (part 2) - "The 'Monna Lisa' of Ancient Egypt" - a Twist in the Tale (Tony Brett/Niall Taylor) (26 March 2014)

No.123 (part 3) - The "Monna Lisa" of Ancient Egypt continued... (Tony Brett) (12 September 2014)

No.124 - An update on the mailing list and an unusual font (Niall Taylor) (2 June 2014)

No.125 - IN SEARCH OF IRELAND AGAIN (Kenneh Fields) (2 July 2014)

No.126 - A Right Royal Confusion (Niall Taylor) (20 July 2014)

No.127 - HV Morton's International Appeal (Niall Taylor) (10 August 2014)

No.128 - A Lucky Find (Niall Taylor) (5 September 2014)

No.129 - The Pageant of the Century (Niall Taylor/Reuben Saffer) (28 September 2014)

No.130 - Howard Spring - Prelude to Invasion (Niall Taylor) (14 November 2014)


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HVM COLLECTORS' NOTES:


No.1 - SURVEY OF H.V. MORTON TITLES (Peter Devenish) (14 December 2003)

No.2 - THE LAND OF THE VIKINGS, FROM THAMES TO HUMBER (Peter Devenish) (14 April 2004)

No.3 - A LUCKY FIND (I, James Blunt) (Peter Walton) (16 April 2004)

No.4 - IT PAYS TO ASK (Travel in War Time) (John Baker) (17 April 2004)

No.5 - ANN'S DONE IT AGAIN! (The London Year: A Book of Many Moods) (Ann Curtin/Peter Devenish) (19 April 2004)

No.6 - I, JAMES BLUNT (Kenneth Fields) (22 April 2004)

No.7 - "IN THE STEPS OF ..." SERIES (Peter Devenish) (7 May 2004)

No.7 Repeated - "IN THE STEPS OF ..." SERIES (Peter Devenish) (28 October 2007)

No.8 - HVM's LETTERS TO OLWEN CARADOC EVANS (Peter Devenish) (2 July 2004)

No.9 - THE LAND OF THE VIKINGS: A Further Note on a Rare Dust-Jacket (Peter Devenish) (21 October 2004)

No.9A - THE LAND OF THE VIKINGS: A Rare Purchase (John Baker/Peter Devenish) (28 October 2004)

No.10 - WHO SAYS YOU CAN'T JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER? (Dealing with the value of collecting books with their original dust-jackets) (Frances Brite/Peter Devenish) (23 January 2005)

No.10(1) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: A TRAVELLER IN ITALY (Allan Elliott/Peter Devenish) (24 January 2005)

No.10(2) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: OUR FELLOW MEN (Marc Heuer/Peter Devenish) (4 February 2005)

No.10(3) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: IN THE STEPS OF THE MASTER and LANDS OF THE BIBLE (Findlay Dunachie/Peter Devenish) (10 February 2005)

No.10(4) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: IN SEARCH OF LONDON (Allan Elliott/Peter Devenish) (16 February 2005)

No.10(5) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: IN SEARCH OF LONDON (Mairi McCloud/Peter Devenish) (22 February 2005)

No.10(6) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: A TRAVELLER IN ROME (Frances Brite/Peter Devenish) (11 March 2005)

No.10(6) Revisited - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: A TRAVELLER IN ROME or A Roman Holiday on a Motor Scooter (Peter Walton/Mick Phillips/Barbara Parmigiani/Peter Devenish) (22 March 2005)

No.10(7) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: THE CALL OF ENGLAND (Frances Brite/Peter Devenish) (12 March 2005)

No.10(8) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: THE NIGHTS OF LONDON (Allan Elliott/Peter Devenish) (21 March 2005)

No.10(9) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: A TRAVELLER IN SOUTHERN ITALY (Mick Phillips/Peter Devenish) (21 March 2005)

No.10(10) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: A STRANGER IN SPAIN (Allan Elliott/Peter Devenish) (22 March 2005)

No.10(11) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: H.V. MORTON'S LONDON (Allan Elliott/Peter Devenish) (23 March 2005)

No.10(12) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: H.V. MORTON'S BRITAIN (Frances Brite/Peter Devenish) (1 June 2005)

No.10(13) - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: THE WATERS OF ROME (Findlay Dunachie/Peter Devenish) (21 June 2005)

No.10(13) Revisited - FAVOURITE DUST-JACKETS: THE WATERS OF ROME (Mick Phillips/Peter Devenish) (22 June 2005)

No.11 - THROUGH LANDS OF THE BIBLE: A UNIQUE BINDING (Kenneth Fields) (23 June 2005)

No.12 - HVM BOOK EXCHANGE (Peter Walton) (12 July 2005)

No.13 - A RARE AND UNUSUAL FIND: Exhibition of British War Pictures with an essay entitled War and the Artist by H.V. Morton (Peter Devenish) (5 September 2005)

No.14 - RAMBLINGS OF A SECOND-HAND BOOK SEEKER (Ron Hemmings) (26 April 2006)

No.14 Revisited - RAMBLINGS OF A SECOND-HAND BOOK SEEKER (Ron Hemmings) (31 July 2008)

No.15 - WALLY WOMBAT AND THE MOUNT OF THREE LIGHTS (Peter Devenish) (10 July 2006)

No.16(1) - H.V. MORTON'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO TRAVEL (Peter Devenish) (27 May 2007)

No.16(2) - H.V. MORTON'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO TRAVEL (Peter Devenish) (3 June 2007)

No.16(3) - H.V. MORTON'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO TRAVEL (Peter Devenish) (8 June 2007)

No.16(4) - H.V. MORTON'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO TRAVEL (Peter Devenish) (16 June 2007)

No.16(5) - H.V. MORTON'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO TRAVEL (Peter Devenish) (22 June 2007)

No.16(6) - H.V. MORTON'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO TRAVEL (Peter Devenish) (25 June 2007)

No.17 - A RARE GLASTONBURY - AND A RARE COINCIDENCE? (Owen Harrop/Peter Devenish) (28 June 2007)

No.18 - EGYPT: The Rarest Item of Mortoniana? (Owen Harrop/Peter Devenish) (6 July 2007)

No.18 Revisited - INTO THE LAND OF EGYPT: Another Mystery Solved (Owen Harrop/Peter Devenish) (8 October 2007)

No.19 - TWO LETTERS FROM HVM TO MAJOR A.A. GORDON (Owen Harrop) (16 January 2010)

No.19A - HVM IN TABGHA (Sheila Bell) (17 January 2010)

No.19B - MORE ON THE MOSAICS AT TABGHA (Paul Huckett) (18 January 2010)

No.20 - THE SOUL OF SCOTLAND (Peter Devenish) (22 June 2010)

No.21 - H.V. MORTON SPECIAL EDITIONS (Owen Harrop) (26 February 2012)

No.21A - H.V. MORTON SPECIAL EDITIONS: Results of survey (Peter Devenish) (18 May 2012)

No.22 - THE MYSTERIOUS MINERVAS (John Baker) (20 October 2012)

No.22a - THE MYSTERIOUS MINERVAS - contd (Niall Taylor, with contributions from John Baker, Roger Moreton, Owen Harrop , Sheila Bell and John Holloway) (7 February 2013)

No.23 - SALE OF THE CENTURY - ELISABETH BIBBINGS’S “UNUSUAL FIND” - (Elisabeth Bibbings, Niall Taylor) (22 April 2013)

No.24 - BIRDS OF THE GAUNTLET - (Niall Taylor) (22 September 2013)


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HVM VERSES:

 

No.1 - TRAVEL WRITER: A Sonnet by Robert David Michael (Rob Cerello) (12 June 2007)

No.2 - TRAVEL WRITER: A Response to a Sonnet by Robert David Michael (Jim Couper) (12 June 2007)

No.2A - TRAVEL WRITER: Further Comments by Robert David Michael (Rob Cerello) (14 June 2007)

No.3 - H.V. MORTON AS POET (Sheila Bell) (5 May 2009)

No.3A -H.V. MORTON AS POET: Comment by Rob Cerello (9 May 2009)

No.4 - FROM IN SEARCH OF IRELAND (Albert Miller) (19 May 2009)

No.5 - SONNET: BARI, ITALY (Rob Cerello) (20 May 2009)

No.6 - THE LIVERPOOL DOCKS (Sheila Bell) (27 May 2009)

No.7 - SONNET: THE JORDAN VALLEY (Rob Cerello) (30 May 2009)

No.8 - CONNEMARA (Barbara Parmigiani) (4 June 2009)

No.9 - SONNET: THE JORDAN (Rob Cerello) (7 March 2010)

No.10 - AN OVERGROWN KIRKYARD (from In Scotland Again) (H.V. Morton/Sheila Bell) (13 March 2010)

No.11 - SUNSET IN THE COUNTRY (from In Search of England) (H.V. Morton/Sheila Bell) (29 April 2010)

No.12 - ELY IN SUMMER DAWN (from In Search of England) (H.V. Morton/Barbara Parmigiani) (19 May 2010)

No.13 - RYDAL WATERS (from In Search of England) (H.V. Morton/Sheila Bell) (26 May 2010)

No.14 - SONNET - H.V. MORTON'S ABOUT APULIA (Rob Cerello) (1 May 2011)

No.15 - SONNET - THE CAMPANIA (Rob Cerello) (11 August 2011)

No.16 - THE VICAR OF ST. JUST (Sheila Bell) (13 October 2011)

No.17 - POETIC TRANSLATIONS: From In Search of Scotland and In Scotland Again (Stan White) (11 March 2012)

No.18 - POETIC TRANSLATION: From The Call of England (Stan White) (17 April 2012)

No.19 - POETIC TRANSLATION: Tongue Money (Stan White) (6 June 2012)

No.21 - POETIC TRANSLATION: Babies in the Sun (Stan White) 29 July 2012

No.22 - POETIC TRANSLATION: The Wake (Stan White) (25 August 2012)

No.23 - HOMAGE TO HV MORTON: (Stan White) (20 September 2012)

No.24 - A DISTILLATION FROM STAN WHITE: DARTMOOR (Stan White) (17 October 2012)

No.25 - ETERNAL ENGLAND (Mike Bassett) (29 May 2013)

No.26 - HADRIAN’S WALL and IN A TRAMP’S TIME (Stan White) (7 November 2013)

No.27 - VIGNETTES OF BOYHOOD 1 and the D-day landings (Mike Bassett/Niall Taylor) (6 June 2014)

No.28 - Interpretations of "In the Steps of the Master" (Stan White) (21 September 2014)


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HVM SOCIETY TRAVELLERS' TALES:


No.1 - THE HOLY LAND REVISITED - ISRAEL (Ron Hemmings) (24 November 2004)

No.1, Part 2 – THE HOLY LAND REVISITED – JERUSALEM (Ron Hemmings) (22 April 2008)

No.1, Part 3 – THE HOLY LAND REVISITED – JERUSALEM (Ron Hemmings) (30 June 2008)

No.1, Part 4 – THE HOLY LAND REVISITED – JERUSALEM (Ron Hemmings) (16 July 2008)

No.2 - A HAPPY COINCIDENCE: From Binsted to Bari (John Holloway) (14 November 2005)

No.3 - TRAVELLING WITH H.V. MORTON IN ROME (Marianne Rosteck) (16 June 2006)

No.4 - VISIT TO IRELAND 2006 (Christina Brand) (6 December 2006)

No.5 - VISIT TO ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND (George Box) (26 August 2007)

No.6 - VISIT TO IRELAND (Jim Leggett) (28 August 2007)

No.7 - THE DESERT MONASTERIES OF BARAMUS AND BISHOI (Juanita Sheehan) (3 June 2008)

No.8 - A TRIP TO EPHESUS (Jill Aplin) (9 June 2008)

No.9 - MEETING IN PENANG (Peter Walton) (3 July 2009)

No.10 - A TIMELY TALE OF TRAVELS IN TURKEY (Lynn Haseldine-Jones) (5 December 2009) (NB, this was originally distributed as Traveller’s tale no. 9 & has now been re-designated)

No.11 - A VISIT TO MODERN TURKEY (With H.V. Morton) (Lynn Haseldine-Jones) (4 April 2010)

No.12 - FOLLOWING MORTON THROUGH SCOTLAND - IN A BEDFORD WITH BASSETS (Peter Devenish) (12 May 2011)

No.14, Part 1 - A VISIT TO MOUNT MELLERAY ABBEY: Three Norwegians in  Ireland, Crossing the Footsteps of H.V. Morton (Arnt Steffersen) (20 August 2011)

No.14, Part 2 - A VISIT TO MOUNT MELLERAY ABBEY: Three Norwegians in  Ireland, Crossing the Footsteps of H.V. Morton (Arnt Steffersen) (27 August 2011)

No.14, Part 3 - A VISIT TO MOUNT MELLERAY ABBEY: Three Norwegians in  Ireland, Crossing the Footsteps of H.V. Morton (Arnt Steffersen) (3 September 2011)

No.15 - AN ADVENTURE ON THE ISLE OF ARRAN (Jim Leggett) (12 September 2011)

No.16, Part 1 - TWO TRAVELLERS IN ITALY: IN THE STEPS OF H.V. MORTON: Milan to Cremona (Meg Gain) (27 March 2012)

No.16, Part 2 - TWO TRAVELLERS IN ITALY: IN THE STEPS OF H.V. MORTON: Pavia, Mantova and Sabbioneta (Meg Gain) (31 March 2012)

No.16, Part 3 - TWO TRAVELLERS IN ITALY: IN THE STEPS OF H.V. MORTON: - Ferrara, Ravenna, Rimini, Urbino (Meg Gain) (5 April 2012)

No.17 - A VISIT TO SPAIN: IN THE STEPS OF H.V. MORTON (Meg Gain) (19 August 2012)

No.18 - Personal Encounter with HVM (Kenneth Fields, Rona Amyot) (28 August 2012)

No.19 - DEVON, ENGLAND - FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HV MORTON (Meg Gain) (1 October 2012)

No.20 - THE A38 - REST AND BE THANKFUL (Alan Kahn) (28 October 2012)

No.21 - THE PASSETTO (DeAnn Spencer) (13 March 2013)

No.21a - THE PASSETTO, CONTINUED, A BIT OF BACKGROUND (Beverly DeSoto) (26 March 2013)

No.22 - THE ROMAN FORT AT HOUSESTEADS (Niall Taylor) (16 October 2013)

No.23 - SALAMANCA (Meg Gain) (20 December 2013)

No.24 - Tales from a Wolseleyite - and a conundrum (Jeffrey Bridges/Niall Taylor) (19 May 2014)

No.25 - The Wolseley-Morton project - an update (Elisabeth Bibbings) (13 June 2014)

No.26 - A Canterbury Tale (Elisabeth Bibbings) (12 July 2014)

No.27 (originally issued incorrectly as no.26) - Morris and Morton: A report on the Wolseley rally (Elisabeth Bibbings) (28 August 2014)

No.28 A Visit to Worcester Cathedral (Niall Taylor) (12 October 2014)

No.29 "In Search of Wales", take two (Jeffery Bridges) (1 November 2014)


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MORTON FAMILY HISTORY NOTES:

 

No.1A - ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE (Kenneth Fields) (2 January 2009)

No.2 - CONSTANCE MORTON (Kenneth Fields; Marjorie Ross) (16 November 2010)

No.3 - DOROTHY VAUGHTON: HV MORTON’S FIRST WIFE (Kenneth Fields) (10 April 2011)

No.4, Part 1 - THE MORTON FAMILY: A Memoir by Jo Walters (Jo Walters) (19 May 2011)

No.4, Part 2 - THE MORTON FAMILY: A Memoir by Jo Walters (Jo Walters) (26 May 2011)

No.4, Part 3 - THE MORTON FAMILY: A Memoir by Jo Walters (Jo Walters) (19 May 2011)

No.4, Part 4 - THE MORTON FAMILY: A Memoir by Jo Walters (Jo Walters) (30 June 2011)

No.5 - ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF H.V. MORTON (Peter Devenish, Anon, Estie Milstien) (17 June 2011)

No.6 - HV MORTON’S MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: John James Ewart and Ann Welsby (Kenneth Fields) (6 August 2011)

No.7 - SERGEANT CHARLES EWART: THE SWORDSMAN OF WATERLOO (Kenneth Fields) (15 August 2011)

No.8 - HVM’S CHILDHOOD MEMORIES OF ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE AND HIGHER BROUGHTON (Kenneth Fields) (31 August 2011)

No. 9 - ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF H.V. MORTON (Peter Devenish, David Holloway) (Peter Devenish 17 June 2012)

No.10 - HV MORTON AT SCHOOL (Kenneth Fields, HV Morton) (26 June 2012)

No.11 - ANNIVERSARY OF HVM'S BIRTH (Peter Devenish) (22 July 2012)

No.12 (parts 1 to 4) - COUSIN MAGGIE (Marjorie Ross) (12 November to 30 December 2012)

No.13 - Researching Family History (Roger Moreton/Niall Taylor) (22 December 2013)

No.14 - CAROL SERVICES AT ST MICHAEL’S AND ST PETER’S, ASHTON UNDER LYNE (Marjorie Ross) (25 December 2013)