Links to Thomas Gray and Stoke Poges

Thomas Gray archive

Link to text of Gray’s Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard. All Gray’s work is available at the Thomas Gray archive

‘Poetry and Remembrance: Thomas Gray’s Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’ – Professor Belinda Jack

YouTube video of Prof. Jack’s lecture. (47:12)

Link to download Prof. Jack’s lecture notes

Why Should We Study Gray’s Elegy? – Professor Belinda Jack

YouTube video (1:22))

Stoke Poges Parish Council

Stoke Poges Church

The Stoke Poges Society

Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens

Part of Thomas Gray’s landscape, the Gardens celebrated their 80th Anniversary in 2015

Strawberry Hill House

Thomas Gray’s great friend Horace Walpole built Strawberry Hill House in Twickenham from 1749.

Capability Brown

Thomas Gray shares his anniversary with Capability Brown. They met at Lady Cobham’s Manor House in  1750.

Stoke Park

John Penn who had Gray’s Monument erected in 1799 lived in this mansion.