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Waugh Family Urge Reinterment in Combe Florey Churchyard

The Spectator carries an article by Evelyn Waugh’s youngest son, Septimus, urging that the graves of his father, mother and sister be moved a few feet into the churchyard at Combe Florey: Fifty years have passed since the death of … Continue reading

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Waugh and Mitford: Grave Problems

Waugh’s friend Nancy Mitford is in the news relating to the publication in the USA of her biography by Laura Thompson, Life in a Cold Climate. See previous posts. The Wall Street Journal (10 January 2020) has a favorable review by … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup: Somerset in the News

Most of our Waugh news in this week’s roundup come from or relates to the county of Somerset: An Australian radio program on the ABC network announces the upcoming TV series on the career of politician Jeremy Thorpe. This is … Continue reading

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Bloggers Note Waugh Anniversary

Several bloggers have noted the 50th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death in postings referring to his written works or those by others about him. In Anecdotal Evidence, Patrick Kurp quotes from the article by Waugh’s youngest son Septimus Waugh that recently … Continue reading

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More News on Waugh Graves

The Times newspaper today carries a story by David Sanderson about the problem arising from the siting of the Waugh family graves. As noted in a previous post, the graves are situated in a ha-ha which stands between Waugh’s former house and … Continue reading

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Waugh Family Portrait Posted

A photographic portrait of the Waugh family has been posted on the internet. This is a color photograph by Mark Gerson taken in front of the house at Combe Florey. The posting is on a site apparently sponsored by the National … Continue reading

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