Ghosts (please see note on this page about tours and other visits)
An Illustrated Chronicle of the Castle and Barony of Dudley, 1070 - 1757
This book, describing the history of Dudley Castle and the Barony was written
by John Hemingway, the Archaeological Officer of Dudley Metropolitan Borough
Council, and was published in 2006 by The Friends of Dudley Castle. 178
pages, including many (colour and black and white) pictures, with a soft
cover. £12.50 (excluding postage and packing).
The book is available from Dudley Museum, Dudley Zoo, or direct from The
Friends of Dudley Castle at:
c/o Dudley Zoological Society Offices,
If you order the book direct from The Friends of Dudley Castle, please make cheques payable to "The Friends of Dudley Castle", and add £2.50 to cover postage and packing in the UK and the rest of Europe. Cheques must be in pounds sterling, and must be drawn on a UK bank. For postage to other parts of the world, please contact us by email before placing your order.
DVDs and CDs
The Friends of Dudley Castle hope to produce a DVD about Dudley Castle, narrated by John Hemingway, the Archaeological Officer of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. All being well this should appear during 2007, and information will appear on this web site when it is available.
Members' own publications:
- Unassociated with, but loosely based on, Dudley Castle is a book written by member Robert Aston.
This is called "Jack O'Beans" and is the tale of a mediaeval boy's adventures in and around Dudley Castle.
More details can be found on the author's website (click here to follow link) and it is also on sale at 'Jane's Books and Ceramics' in Stone Street, Dudley - price £6.99.
Coming soon - "Jack O'Knaves" - as a trainee soldier, Jack gets into even more dangers in the Castle, the Priory and on the 'Wrenner'.
Also available, from Kevin Goodman, the editor of "Ramparts":
"Ouch! A History of Arrow Wound Treatment from Prehistory to the Nineteenth Century"
Price £9.99 Available through Amazon, go direct using the following link: