Over its long history, the church has been modified and re-decorated countless times. At one point, most of the interior ...
Charles Keyser had himself portrayed as a harpist in a mural to the right of the altar.
Catalogue record: AH.0182
Prominent figure at the bottom of the mural to the right of the altar.
Catalogue record: AH.0192
The second window on the left (northern wall) as we enter the church was inserted in 1885 as a memorial ...
This ancient church has seen many modifications over the centuries. Here are a few reminders from the past as to ...
This photo gives an overall view of the medieval murals which have been uncovered in the Lady's Chapel.
Catalogue record: AH.0186
This image is in 3 parts and is generally held to be the story of St Nicholas.
Catalogue record: AH.0188
The lower part of the left-hand image, on the eastern wall of the Ladys Chapel, held to be the story of St Nicholas, shows medieval ships (or "Cogs")- a very rare image
Catalogue record: AH.0187
Charles Keyser had his two daughters, Muriel and x, his wife Mary Emma and his son Charles Norman all portrayed as celestial musicians in a mural to the left of the altar.
Catalogue record: AH.0183
Newspaper image © The British Library Board. All rights reserved. With thanks to The British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) Transcript of newspaper ...
The most prominent figure in the mural to the right must be an individual and it's been suggested that this could be Charles Keyser's father. A very similar figure has been spotted in the photo of the Waterworks, standing next to Charles. Speculation of course but the possibility is intriguing!
Catalogue record: AH.0412
Detail from the window commemorating Mr Higford Burr.
Catalogue record: AH.0156
In May 2007, Mr Mike Wall kindly gave a talk on the heraldry in Aldermaston’s church. Mr Wall has sadly ...
The following 6 pages are the notes which Mike Wall made for his talk in Aldermaston Church in May 2007. ...
Charles Keyser poses at the entrance to his beloved church- and the same view today
Catalogue record: AH.0411
This book “Parish Church Goods in Berkshire, A.D. 1552” a was published in 1879. The author was Walter Money F.S.A.c ...
Bill Cox's sketch used on the magazine cover for December 1976
Catalogue record: AH.0320
Bill Cox's sketch appearing on the Parish Magazine cover for September 1994
Catalogue record: AH.0319
Front cover of the parish magazine
Catalogue record: AH.0398
One of Bill Cox’s many contributions to the local community was the series of sketches he produced of local buildings ...
Sir George Forster (1470-1533) was the 17th Lord of the Manor of Aldermaston- and a prominent figure in his day. ...