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Bicentenary material

This page gathers together the resources created in CMY’s bicentenary year.

Publication of Charlotte Mary Yonge: Writing the Victorian Age edited by our members Clare Walker Gore, Clemence Schultze and Julia Courtney, and published by Palgrave Macmillan.

26 January 2023 Penelope Wallace’s article for Woman Alive website.

9 February 2023 Clare Walker Gore’s BBC Radio 3 The Essay : Stories to keep space for on the bookshelves revisited The Heir of Redclyffe and is available for listening from BBC Sounds.

10 February 2023 Clemence Schultze’s article “Charlotte Yonge: Novelist’s passion for goodness” in the Church Times (registration required to access 4 free articles per month).

23 February 2023 Clemence Schultze’s article on CMY and Oxford, in QUAD, the Oxford alumni magazine.

March 2023 Two articles on Charlotte Mary Yonge by Hilary Clare and Roger Ottewill have been published in the Friends of Winchester Cathedral’s Record Extra.

March 2023 Blog post by Clare Walker Gore on the Hampshire Archives Trust website.

23 March 2023 Penelope Wallace’s talk Introducing Charlotte Yonge given at the ALS AGM.

May 2023 CMY papers at Victorian Transformations Conference

June 2023 Bicentenary Celebration visit to Otterbourne and Hursley (in association with Hampshire Field Club) and publication of Celebration Booklet

30 October 2023 Clemence Schultze and Julia Courtney, have been interviewed by Kate Howe, for her YouTube channel . The interview can be found at