Robin Hood's Bay to Staithes

Some Walmsley book spines

Modern lobster pots in Whitby ('Burnharbour')

Bramblewick Dock

The original artwork for the 2007 Angler's Moon edition

Paradise Creek on a Nook eReader

Links to sites of interest

Alliance of Literary Societies

Promotes the work of the member societies.
This site provides links to other literary societies.


The local magazine for Robin Hood's Bay

Bay Museum, Robin Hood's Bay

Situated in the old Coroner's Room and Mortuary, this small museum in the heart of the village houses fascinating collections and displays of local interest.
Entry is FREE.

Bookends of Fowey

Second-hand and Antiquarian Books sold through the shop, by mail order and on the internet.

Dalesman Magazine

Yorkshire's favourite magazine.

The Daphne du Maurier website

In his books Love in the Sun and Angler's Moon, Leo describes his life in Cornwall and the close friendship he and his family had with Daphne du Maurier. This friendship was to last until his death in 1966. Daphne eventually became the first Patron of the Walmsley Society.

Fowey Tourist Information Centre

Leo lived in Fowey in the early 1930s, moving there again in the 1950s.
This site has information about Fowey and what it has to offer.

Fylingdales Local History Group

This group holds a large collection of parish registers, deeds, wills, photographs, maps and other historical documents.

Fishermen's Ganseys

Information sheet about the type of woollen jumper as worn by the Bramblewick fishermen in Leo Walmsley's books.

Mike Harding

Comedian, author, actor and BBC Radio 2 presenter.
He says, "Foreigners is one of the best books about childhood ever written."

Graham Higson, BSc (Hons), MA
Author of fact and fiction, professional writer, ghost writer, proofreading service.

The Hopkins Society

This society aims to celebrate Gerard Manley Hopkins' contribution to English Literature.

My Yorkshire

Celebrating all that's best in God's own county.

Robin Hood's Bay Tourist Association

Find out about authors who live in and around Robin Hood's Bay

Slightly Foxed

The real reader's quarterly – more like a bookish friend, really.
Well worth a visit.

Sean Walmsley

A web page about Leo's son Dr Sean Walmsley. There are also sections about his
mother Margaret Walmsley, his sister Anna Scott, and the Walmsley Society.

Elizabeth Wise

Qualified, accredited indexer, based in Norfolk.

Yorkshire Booksellers

Information on rare, antiquarian, and secondhand booksellers
in York and Yorkshire.

Some Walmsley Society members

Some Walmsley Society members

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