This section is based on a booklet and articles that were written and researched by Steve Satchwell and Maureen Griffiths. I must thank them for allowing me to include it here.


Miss Daisy Alcock 1901 – 1996

Daisy Alcock designed, lettered, and illuminated the H.M.S. Hood memorial book at Boldre Church and the Battle of Britain Roll of Honour for Westminster Abbey chapel which contains the names of the 1,497 pilots and aircrew killed or mortally wounded during the Battle of Britain.

She was one of the greatest calligraphers of her century and lived at New Cross Farm, Wednesfield. Her work can also be seen at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and local churches and hospitals in the Wolverhampton area.

Daisy Alcock.

Her story is told in the following sections:

1. Daisy's Life
2. Obituary
3. Examples of Her Work
4. The Monuments
The Daisy Alcock Collection is housed at the Edward Johnston Foundation at Brighton University.

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