Useful Links and Resources

Government Agencies & Amenity Societies

The Ancient Monuments Society
The Council for British Archaeology
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
English Heritage
Institute of Historic Building Conservation
The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
The Victorian Society
Local History Online
English Heritage West Midlands

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Project Related Sites, Contacts and Publications

Specialist Contractors: Croft Building & Conservation Ltd
Architects: Brownhill Hayward Brown
Structural Engineers: Hancock Wheeldon & Ascough
Quantity Surveyors: Graham Hale & Company
Business Planning: Peter White and Roger Herrington
Project Organiser: David Trevis-Smith
Website Design: Shirley Ochi
Dudley MBC Genealogy Research Service
Lye & Wollescote Historical Society
Victorian Society: Cemetery Chapels Campaign
Cemetery Research Group

Paradise Preserved: An introduction to the assessment, evaluation, conservation and management of historic cemeteries from English Heritage telephone: 0870 333 1181 or email: English Heritage quoting Product Code 51104

The Lye & Wollescote Cemetery and Chapels: A Victorian Cemetery and its Notable Burials by Jean Weston & Marlene Price is available for 9.99.

It can be purchased from selected booksellers including the following:

Ashwood Nurseries; tel: 01384 401996
Black Country Bugle; tel: 01384 657678
Black Country Living Museum; tel: 0121 557 9643
Waterstone's, Merry Hill; tel: 01384 75155
W H Smith, Merry Hill; tel: 01384 79485
Gardner's Books, Eastbourne; tel: 01323 525631

The Lost Twenty Nine by Jean Weston and Marlene Price is available to purchase for 9.99 from the followinge outlets:

W.H. Smith, Merry Hill;
Black Country Bugle Shop at Cradley Heath;
Cradley Then & Now Group;
Ashwood Nurseries;
Clent Nurseries;
Black Country Living Museum;
Worcester Archives;
Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry (BMSGH).

Both books by Jean Weston and Marlene Price can also be purchased by emailing the WMHBT. Postal charges will be applied. Sale proceeds will support the Project to establish a secure future for the Lye & Wollescote Cemetery Chapels building.

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Special Interest Sites including Conservation Materials, Guidance and Examples

The Black Country Living Museum
Building Conservation
Heritage Alliance
Period Properties
Save Britain's Heritage
The Tiles & Architectural Ceramics Society
The Institute of Conservation
The Churches Conservation Trust
Association of Gardens Trusts
The Garden History Society
National Federation of Cemetery Friends
The Church Monuments Society
The Mausolea and Monuments Trust
The Memorial Awareness Board
Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
War Memorials Trust
Black Country Cemeteries and Memorials

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Funding Agencies

The Architectural Heritage Fund
Funds for Historic Buildings
Heritage Lottery Fund

Society of Antiquaries of London

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Building Preservation Trusts

The West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust
The Worcester Building Preservation Trust
The UK Association of Preservation Trusts

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