WELCOME TO THE HOMEPAGE OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS WHOSE COMMON INTEREST IS TO PROMOTE THE AMERICAN WEST

ENGLISH WESTERNERS' SOCIETY

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CUSTER ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN

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4 January 2014

 

Next Gathering will take place in late May/early June in London in 2014.

 

New Membership Year started 1 June 2013.

 

The Crow's Nest, Autumn/Winter, Issue No 13, Volume 1 was sent to members who have paid their subscription for 2012-13.  The first volume for membership year 2013-14, Issue No.13, Volume 2 is currently being finalised.

 

 

'THE PEOPLE OF THE BUFFALO'

STUDIES IN HONOUR OF

DR. JOHN C. EWERS

Coordinated and Edited by the late Colin F. Taylor and Hugh Dempsey

Contact English Westerners' Society to order Volume 1 and 2 in the UK.

 

'Ravenous Monsters in Society'

A reprint, with notes, of “A Terrible Quintette” by John Newman Edwards, originally published in the St. Louis Dispatch in November 1873 and represents the beginning of the manufactured ‘Robin Hood’ legend that attached itself to Jesse James.

Hook of Rorke's Drift: The Life of Henry Hook V.C.

Barry C. Johnson, is well-known within the English Westerners' Society for his outstanding biographical works on the lives of people who made their mark in the American West but here he provides a fascinating account of the life of Henry Hook whose participation at the battle of Rorke's Drift, where he was awarded his V.C. for his gallant conduct, was made famous in the film Zulu.  This book tells the real story of the life of this Gloucestershire born working man.

 

This page was updated on 4 January 2014