• Most site pages provide an abbreviated citation for the source material used – further details for each publication appear below
  • Arch Cant = Archaeologia Cantiana, journal of the Kent Archaeological Society
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is available via Kent Libraries web site – you’ll need a Kent Library card
  • click here to see basic list of cathedral sources

last updated 10 March 2015

A Late Inhabitant (Hasted) (1807)  The Canterbury Guide

A Resident (rev. 1906)  The authentic guide to the Cathedral and city,  H J Goulden

Albin, Hugh O. (1994) Thomas More and Canterbury, Downside Abbey Trustees

Babington, Margaret (1948) Canterbury cathedral, J M Dent & sons 

Bander, E. (2002)  Gossip as Pleasure, Pursuit, Power, and Plot Device in Jane Austen’s Novels,  Persuasions The Jane Austen Journal

Bareman, Audrey (2003)  Wartime Canterbury,  the author

Barham, Richard H.D. (1880)  The life and letters of Richard Harris Barham by his son (3rd ed.)

Basford, Hazel and McIntosh, K.H. (2008)  East Kent Gazetteer in the Great War,  K.H. McIntosh

Basford, Kathleen  (1978)  The Green Man,  D.S. Brewer

Bateman, Audrey (1984)  Hail, Mother of England,  Rochester Press

Bateman, Audrey (1991)  Victorian Canterbury,  Barracuda Books

Bateman (1999)  The Magpie tendency, the author

Bateman, Audrey (2001)  Castle Street Canterbury – Trail no. 9,  Canterbury Environment Centre

Bateman, Audrey (nd) One small part of Canterbury – a history of the SMACS area, SMACS

Bateman, Audrey, et al (2001)  Palace Street historical guide,  Canterbury Environment Centre

Bell, David (2009) A guide’s guide to Canterbury cathedral, available through Cathedral House 

Bellenger, Dominic Aidan et al (2005) The mitre and the crown, Sutton publishing 

Bennett, Paul and Houliston, Mark (1989)  St George’s Gate, CAT Annual Report 1987-1988

Black, Shirley Burgoyne (2001)  A scholar and a gentleman – Edward Hasted the Historian of Kent,  Darenth Valley Publications

Blackman, Francis (2003)  John Wesley 300: Pioneers, Preachers and Practitioners,  Dalkeith Methodist Church

Boyle, J. (1981) Some discoveries about Edward Hasted and his History of Kent, in Arch. Cant., vol. 26

Boyle, John (1974, 4th ed. 2009) Portrait of Canterbury,  4th ed. edited by Elizabeth Edwards,  Phillimore

Boyle, John (1984)  In quest of Hasted,  Phillimore

Brent, John (1860)  Canterbury in the Olden Time (1st ed.)

Brent, John (1860)  Felix Summerley’s Hand-book for Canterbury

Brent, John (1879)  Canterbury in the Olden Time (2nd ed.)

Brown, Peter, et al (1990)  Written City ,  Yorick Books

Brunskill, R.W. (2009)  Brick and clay building in Britain,  Yale University Press

Buckingham, Christopher (1980)  The City Gates of Canterbury,  Thomas Becket Books

Butler, John and Simpson, Caroline (1993)  Riverside walks in Canterbury,  Canterbury Urban Studies Centre, 2nd ed.

Cameron, Janet (2005)  Canterbury Streets,  Tempus

Cantacuzino, Sherban, et al (1970)  Canterbury,  Studio Vista

Canterbury Archaeological Trust (1994)  Burgate

Canterbury Archaeological Trust (nd)  The Pilgrim’s Inns of Canterbury

Canterbury Chamber of Trade (1890) The ancient city of Canterbury

Canterbury City Council (1948)  Canterbury Mayoral Quincentenary

Canterbury City council (2000)  Literary connections in and around Canterbury

Canterbury Environment Centre (1998)  The Charles Dickens Connection

Canterbury Environment Centre (1998)  Through the Westgate – Trail no. 12

Canterbury Environment Centre (nd)  Streetwise

Cave, C.J.P. (1934)  The roof bosses of the Cathedral Church of Christ, Canterbury,  Friends of Canterbury Cathedral

Cave, C.J.P. (1948) Roof bosses in medieval churches, CUP

Chalkinson, Christopher (1998)  English Counties and Public Building 1650-1830

Church, George (1910)  English costume from prehistoric times to the end of the 18th century,  McClurg

Church, Richard (1953)  A Portrait of Canterbury,  Hutchinson

Cohn-Sherbok, Dan (1984)  The Jews of Canterbury,  Yorick Books

Cohn-Sherbok, Rabbi Dan (1992)  Jewish Canterbury – Trail no. 7, Canterbury Environment Centre

Collinson, Patrick et al (1995) A history of Canterbury cathedral, Oxford UP 

Connor, Meriel (2010) John Stone’s Chronicle, Christ Church Priory, Canterbury, 1417-1472, Medieval Institute

     Publications, Western Michigan    (we strongly advise UK purchasers to buy via Canterbury Cathedral bookshop)

Cook, David R. (1990)  The Black Prince,  Cathedral Enterprises

Cooper, Thomas Sidney (1890)   My Life, Richard Bentley and Son

Cowper, Joseph Meadows (1888) The book of register of the parish of St Peter in Canterbury,  reprint by Kessinger

Cowper, Joseph Meadows (1897)  The memorial inscriptions of the cathedral church of Canterbury,  Cross & Jackman

Cowper,Joseph Meadows (1900)  The lives of the Deans of Canterbury 1541-1900,  reprint by General Books

Cox, J. Charles (1905)  Canterbury a historical and topographical account of the city,  Methuen

Cozens, Walter (1906)  Old Canterbury,  Cross and Jackman

Cozens, Walter (abt. 1924)  Archaeology made easy

Crampton, Paul (1998)  Then and Now Canterbury, Tempus

Crampton, Paul (2006)  Canterbury’s lost heritage, Sutton Publishing

Crampton, Paul (2010)  Canterbury suburbs and surroundings, The History Press

Crouch, Marcus (1970)  Canterbury,  Longman Young

Curry, George (1988) Charles Dickens and Annie Fields, Huntington Library Quarterly, vol. 51, no. 1 (winter 1988)

Dart (1727)  The history and antiquities of the cathedral church of Canterbury

DOE, DOE listed buildings in Canterbury – on line version

DOE, DOE listed buildings in Canterbury – paper version

Donaldson, Peter (2006)  Ritual and Remembrance: the Memorialisation of the Great War in East Kent, Cambridge Scholars Press

Downer, Geoff (2009)  The stones of St Augustine’s Abbey,  Kent RIGS Group

Dudgeon, James M (1981)  ‘Mick’ the story of Major Edward Mannock,  Robert Hale

Edwards, D.L. (1957)  A history of King’s School Canterbury,  Faber and Faber

Egan (1820)  Sporting anecdotes

Elder, Jane, (nd)  City Wall Trail,  Canterbury City Council

Ellis, Peter  (1980)  The 150th Anniversary of the opening of the Canterbury & Whitstable Railway,  British Rail Southern Region

Evans, Sebastian, and Bennett-Goldney (1903)  Canterbury Mother-city of the Anglo-saxon race, Canterbury Chamber of Commerce

Evans, William et al (1845)  The Friends’ Library vol. 9,  1845

Everitt, Alan H (1966) The Community of Kent and the Great Rebellion Leicester University Press

Fellows, Rev R.B. (1930)  History of the Canterbury and Whitstable Railway,  Jennings

Fergusson, Ruth  (2011)  Canterbury Cathedral Priory,  Yale University Press

Field, T  (1895),  Canterbury official guide to the Cathedral Church and handbook to the city

Fisher, Margaret and Simpson, Caroline (1993)  Christopher Marlowe’s Canterbury – Trail no. 8,  Canterbury Environment Centre

Flint, Benjamin Francis et al (1874) Brief records of the Flint family

Franks, Norman et al (2008) Mannock the life and death of Major Edward Mannock  (Grub Street)

French, Katharine (nd)  The House of Grey Friars

Frere, Sheppard (1965)  Roman Canterbury, (4th ed.)

Friar, Stephen (2004)  The Sutton Companion to Heraldry, Sutton Publishing

Fricker, Frank (1991) Monuments, Canterbury Cathedral Education Centre

Gardiner, Dorothy (1930 according to Templeman catalogue), The literary tradition of Canterbury,  CUP

Gardiner, Dorothy (1933)  The story of the English towns – Canterbury,  Sheldon Press

Geddes, Jane (1999)  Medieval decorative ironwork,  Society of Antiquaries

Gipps, John (1996)  Every Inch A Governor, Hobson’s Bay Publishing

Gostling, William (1825 and 2006)  Gostling’s Canterbury 1825, (5th ed.),  Michael’s Bookshop Ramsgate

Goulden, R. J. (1995) Kent Town Guides 1763-1900, The British Library

Goulder, Laurance (1962)  Pilgrimage pamphlets – Canterbury, (2nd ed.)

Graham, Colin (2006)  Crown Yard and Canterbury’s first police station,  Oaten Hill and District Society

Green, Ivan (1988)  Canterbury a pictorial history,  Phillimore

Green, Michael A. (1995) The Saints of Canterbury and Kent, Janus

Griffin, R. (1921) The Heraldry of Chichele porch, Archaeologia 71, 1921

Guy, John (2012)  Thomas Becket warrior, priest, rebel, victim: a 900-year-old story retold (Viking, Penguin books)

Harding, Tim and Goodman, Bryan (2009)  Motoring around Kent, Amberley

Hart, Brian (1991)  The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway,  Wild Swan Publications

Harvey, Wallace (1983)  Thomas Clark of Canterbury 1775-1859,  Emprint Whitstable

Hasted, Edward (1800)  The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent (in 12 vols – vols 11 and 12 cover Canterbury)

Hasted, William (1904)  Anecdotes of the Hasted family, in Arch. Cant., vol. 26

Herdman, Julia and Martin (1996)  Herdman’s Guide to Canterbury and the Cathedral (Fountain Heritage Publication)

Hilliam, David (1998) Kings, Queens, Bones and Bastards, Suttons

Hogarth, Alasdair (2009) The History of St Dunstan’s Church Canterbury, Oyster Press Whitstable

Homan, Roger (1984)  The Victorian churches of Kent,  Phillimore

Home, Gordon (1927)  Canterbury of our grandfathers

Homersham, Samuel Collet (1873)  Canterbury Gas and Water  – new water supply

Hougham, Terry (1992)  Canterbury in old picture postcards vol 2,  European Library

Hyde, Matthew (2009) A Short History of the Zoar Strict and Particular Baptist Chapel Canterbury, self published

Ingram Hill, Derek (1976)  Christ’s glorious church, SPCK 

Ingram Hill, Derek (1986) Canterbury Cathedral,  Bell & Hyman

Ingram Hill, Derek, and Lyle, Marjorie (2004)  The Ancient Hospitals and Almshouses of Canterbury,  Canterbury Archaeological Society

Janes, Hurford (1980)  Richard Harris Barham , Man of Accident.  Kentish Yesterdays No 2

Jenkins, F. (1965)  St Martin’s Church at Canterbury.  Medieval Archaeology, 9

Jenkins, R.C.J. (1880)  Diocesan History of Canterbury

Johannessen, Neil (1999)  Telephone Boxes,  Shire Publications

Kadish, Sharman (2002)  Constructing identity, Anglo-Jewry and Synagogue Architecture.  Architectural History vol.45

Kahn, Deborah (1991) Canterbury Cathedral and its Romanesque sculpture (University of Texas Press)

Kellys (1899)  Kelly’s Directory for Canterbury

Kent Messenger Group (1997)  Images of Canterbury,  Breedon Books

Knowles, David (1962)  Saints and scholars, CUP

Lang-Sims, Louis (1979) Canterbury Cathedral, Cassell

Leedy, Walter C. (1980)  Fan vaulting: A study of form, technology and meaning, Scolar Press

Lincoln, E.F. (1955)  The story of Canterbury,  Staples Press

Lyle, Lawrence and Frame, Joyce (1981)  To be continued – a history of the first 100 years of the Simon Langton Schools Canterbury

Lyle, Marjorie (2002)  Canterbury 2000 years of history,  Tempus

Lyle, Marjorie (2008)  Canterbury History you can see,  Tempus

McIntosh, K.H.(ed), 1795, Fordwich: The Lost Port, the author

Manners, David (2011)  Canterbury Stage by Stage,  the author

Masters, William (1831)  Hortus Duroverni – A catalogue of the plants and seeds cultivated and sold by W Masters, 3rd edition

Maugham, Robin (1966)  Somerset and all the Maughams, Longmans

Maugham, Somerset (1988)  Of human bondage,  Marshall Cavendish

Maxted, I. (1970)  The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway,  Oakwood Press

Maxwell-Stuart, P.G. (2006) The archbishops of Canterbury, Tempus 

McFarlane, Peta et al ed. (1990)  Dover Street remembered,  Oaten Hill and District Society

McKean, Silvia (1983)  Denne’s Mill remembered, Canterbury Urban Studies Centre

McLellan, David (1973)  Karl Marx, His life and thought,  Macmillan

Meier, Olga (1984)  The daughters of Karl Marx,  Penguin

Messenger,A.W.B. (1947)  The heraldry of Canterbury Cathedral, Friends of Christ Church Canterbury

Michael, M. A. (2004) Stained Glass of Canterbury Cathedral, Scala Publishers

Millar, Ronald (1997)  The Green Man,  S B Publications

Morrison, Katheryn A. (2003)  English shops and shopping, Yale University Press

Negus, Tina (2003) Medieval Foliate Heads in Folklore vol 114 no 2 August 2013

Neubecker, Ottfried et al (1976)  Heraldry sources, sybols and meaning,  McGraw-Hill

Newman, John (1983)  Buildings of England – North East and East Kent,  Penguin Books, 3rd ed. (also new edition 2013)

Nichols, John Gough (1849)  Pilgrimages to Saint Mary of Walsingham and Saint Thomas of Canterbury by Desiderius Erasmus

no author (1860)  A guidebook to the antiquities of Canterbury

no author (2002)  Canterbury Church Trail,  Canterbury Environment Centre

no author (2005)  St Martin’s Canterbury – a tour of the churchyard,  St Martin and St Paul PCC

no author (nd)   The Oaten Hill Martyrs,  leaflet available in St Thomas RC church

no author (nd)  City wall trail, (Canterbury City Council)

no author (nd)  Eglise Protestante Française de Cantorbery

no author (nd)  Saint John Stone,  leaflet available in St Thomas RC church)

no author (nd)  St Mildred Church, (leaflet available in the church)

Oppitz, Leslie (2003)  Lost Railways of Kent, Countryside Books

Osborne (2000)  Harbledown Heritage,  Harbledown Conservation Association

Oughton, Frederick et al  (2004)  Mannock VC Ace with one eye,  Cerberus

Padover, Saul K, The letters of Karl Marx, 1979

Page, M. (2000)  A Walk along the line of the Canterbury and Whitstable Railway

Panton, F. (1988)  James Simmons, A Canterbury tycoon,  Arch. Cant. vol. 105

Panton, Frank (2007)  Canterbury’s Great Tycoon – James Simmons,  Canterbury Society, 1990 and, revised, Canterbury City Council

Parkin, E.W. (1970)  Cogan House, St Peter’s, Canterbury,  Arch. Cant. vol. 85

Pike (1911)  Pike’s Canterbury and District, Herne Bay and Whitstable 1911-1912,  Garnett, Mepham and Fisher

Pike, Geoffrey and Crux, Michael (2008)  History in a city street – St Margaret’s Canterbury,  the authors

Pike, Geoffrey  (2008)  History in a City Street,  Geoffrey Pike and Michael Crux

Pinnock, Keith (1995)  A walk outside the walls,  Canterbury Society

Quiney A. (1993)  Kent Houses,  Antique Collectors Club Suffolk

Rackham, Bernard (1957)  The Stained Glass Windows of Canterbury Cathedral, SPCK

Ratcliffe, R.L. (1980)  Canterbury and Whitstable Railway 1830-1980, Locomotive Club of Great Britain

Richardson, Beth (1990) St Thomas Becket, Canterbury Museums

Robertson, Canon W.A. Scott (1880) The crypt of Canterbury cathedral, Kessinger reprint

Robertson, Canon W.A. Scott (1897) Relics of decorative painting now or formerly in Canterbury Cathedral, Arch Cant XXII  

Robinson, Martin (1895)  A guide to rare British Letter Boxes,  the author

Robinson, Martin (2000)  Old Letter Boxes,  Shire Publications 

Roebuck, Judith (2000)  St Augustine’s Abbey, English Heritage

Rogers, P. G. (1962)  Battle in Bossenden Wood  (OUP)

Ryan, Charles (2001)  The Abbey and Palace of St Augustine Canterbury AD507-1997, Old Manse Publications

Salter, Mike (2000)  The Castles of Kent,  Folly Cottage

Saul, Nigel, (2011) English church monuments in the Middle Ages, OUP

Scoffham, Stephen (1993)  Houses in Canterbury,  Canterbury Urban Studies Centre

Shirley, Rev John (ed.) (1938)  The Reminiscences of the Rev George Gilbert

Six, James (1794)  The construction and Use of a Thermometer for Shewing the Extremes etc

Smith, John Russell  (1837 and 1980)  Bibliotheca Cantiana vol. 1, John Hallewell Publications

Smith, Leslie A. (1980)  Through fire through flood, in Monumental Brass Society Bulletin 24

Smith, Leslie (Revised 2015), unpublished note Canterbury cathedral the medieval monuments

Smith, Terence Paul (1971)  The church of St Peter Canterbury,  Arch. Cant. vol. 86

Smith, Terence Paul (1971)  The church of St Peter Canterbury, in Arch. Cant. vol. 86

Somner, William (1703)  The Antiquities of Canterbury

Southern, Richard (1994)  St Anselm at Canterbury – a lecture,  Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral

Sparks, Margaret (1980)  The parish of St Martin and St Paul Canterbury, The Friends of St Martin’s

Sparks, Margaret (1988)  St Augustine’s Abbey,  English Heritage

Sparks, Margaret (2007)  Canterbury Cathedral Precincts – A Historical Survey, Dean and Chapter of Canterbury

Sparks, Margaret, and Tatton-Brown, Tim (1984)  The Blackfriars of Canterbury,  King’s School Canterbury

Stamp, Gavin (1989)  Telephone Boxes,  Chatto and Windus

Stapleton’s directory of Canterbury etc (1838)  Stapleton & Co.

Stewart, Brian (1983) Thomas Sidney Cooper, Meresborough Books

Tatton-Brown, T. (1984)  Three Benedictine Houses in  Arch. Cant. vol.100

Tatton-Brown, Tim (1980)  The Roper Chantry in St Dunstan’s Church Canterbury, The Antiquaries’ Journal vol. LX part II

Tatton-Brown, Tim (1987)  Canterbury in Domesday Book,  Canterbury Archaeological Trust

Tatton-Brown, Tim (1994)  Canterbury, History and Guide,  Sutton

Tatton-Brown, Tim (1994A)  Kent churches – some new architectural notes, churches in and around Canterbury,  Arch. Cant. vol. 114

Taylor, Martin I. (2001)  The cradle of English Christianity,  St Martin’s and St Paul’s PCC (reprint of original publication 1997)

Taylor, Martin I. (2003)  The Greyfriars Canterbury,  The Masters and Trustees of Eastbridge Hospital

Townsend, William (1950)  Canterbury,  Batsford

Tristram E W (1951) The paintings of Canterbury Cathedral, Friends of Canterbury Cathedral

Turner, J Horsfall (1967) Medieval graffiti of Canterbury cathedral in Canterbury Cathedral Chronicle No 62

Urry, William (1950)  A Canterbury Enterprise – rare pamphlet giving history of Nasons store

Urry, William (1960) John Lyly and Canterbury, Friends of Canterbury Cathedral Annual Report

Urry, William (1988)  Christopher Marlowe and Canterbury, Faber and Faber

Urry, William (1999)  Thomas Becket: His Last Days, Sutton

Utting, David (1997)  A Medieval Trail of Canterbury – Trail no. 10,  Canterbury Environment Centre

Vaux, J.H. (1989)  The Canterbury Monsters,  J.H. Vaux and P. Vaux

Vickers, John (1991)  A Methodist Guide to London and the South East

Ward, Benedicta (2003)  Anselm of Canterbury A Monastic scholar,  SLG Press 3rd ed.

Ward, Henry (1843)  Ward’s Canterbury Guide

Warner, S. A. (1923) Canterbury cathedral, SPCK

Waugh, Mary (1985)  Smuggling in Kent & Sussex 1700-1840,  Countryside Books

Wesley, John (1837A)  The experience of several eminent Methodist Preachers, T Mason and G Lane

Wesley, John (1837B)  The journal of the Rev John Wesley, T Mason and G Lane

Westwood, Kenneth J. (2007)  The Sidney Cooper Gallery of Art

Whiting, Charles (1987)  The Three Star Blitz,  Leo Cooper

Willis, Robert (1845) The architectural history of Canterbury cathedral, Tiger of the stripe reprint 2006 

Willment, Thomas (1827)  Heraldic Notices of Canterbury Cathedral, Harding Lepard & Co

Wilmot, Edward (1988)  Inns of Canterbury,  author

Wilmot, Edward (1989)  Canterbury Archaeological Society The First 70 Years, author

Wilmot, Edward, Eighty (1992)  ‘Lost’ Inns of Canterbury,  author

Wilson, Rev S Gordon (1927)  Canterbury and Charles Dickens, Canterbury and District Chamber of Trade

Wood, Mary et al (nd)  The Bigglestons of Canterbury,  The Oaten Hill and District Society Local History Group

Woodman, Francis (1980)  The Precincts of Canterbury Cathedral (City Trail no. 3) Canterbury Environment Centre 3rd ed. 1999

Woodman, Francis (1981)  The architectural history of Canterbury cathedral,  Routledge & Kegan Paul

Woodman, Francis (1995)  Canterbury American Trail,  Canterbury Urban Studies Centre

Wormald, Patrick (2005 reprint 2010)  The First Code of English Law, Canterbury Commemoration Society