The Mary Webb Society

Musical of Precious Bane U.S.A.

Miriam Raiken-Kolb  has produced a musical version of Precious Bane in the U.S.A. Composer/lyricist and co-librettist Miriam is a native of Buffalo, NY and a graduate of Oberlin College. While pursuing an acting career in NYC she began to write music – including the first songs for a full-length musical.

Gerald Manley Hopkins Society

  Gerard Manley Hopkins (28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889) was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert, and a Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets. His experimental explorations in prosody (especially sprung rhythm) and his use of imagery established him as a daring innovator in a period of largely traditional verse. Pied Beauty […]

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Shropshire Wildlife Trust is committed to protecting and enhancing the wildlife and wild places of Shropshire. It is the county’s leading environmental charity.

Burway Books, Church Stretton

“A proudly independent bookshop in the heart of the Shropshire Hills” Burway Books will be putting on a window display to coincide with the society’s exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum during March/April.

Slightly Foxed

The independent-minded quarterly that combines good looks, good writing and a personal approach. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal. Good-humoured, unpretentious and a bit eccentric, it’s more like a well-read friend than a literary magazine.

Mary Webb Digital Archive

This important archive is the property of Bruce and Mary Crawford of California. It contains much original material including letters, poems and the original manuscript of the unfinished novel Armour Wherein He Trusted.

Mary Webb Society Archive Catalogue

The Mary Webb Society Archive catalogue is held at Shropshire Archives, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AQ Tel 0345 678 9096 Visit the website at for opening times and procedure for viewing items from our extensive collection. The archive catalogue called The Mary Webb Collection Ref 7760 can be viewed in the on-line catalogue section […]

University of North Texas

Mary Webb Collection

Alliance of Literary Societies

MWS is affiliated to the ALS and has once hosted their AGM

English Literature

The definitive site


Info on Gone to Earth

Virago Books

Online Bookstore specialising in female writers and MW novels in print.

Bog Visitor Centre – Shropshire CC

with crafts books & tearoom. Features a permanent MW display

Elizabeth Goudge Society

Nice Society Site, for a fellow Shropshire Author

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Craven Arms Visitor centre & walks in the Onny Valley