Maidens' Garlands

Researched by Rosie Morris


At St Mary's Church,Abbotts Ann,Hampshire 43 Virgins Crowns are suspended from the beams on specialy made hooks. Earliest crown made for John Morant 1740.



                                    Last Virgin crown made for                              Close up of Garland sited at Musuem

                                      Lily Myra Annetts 1973                                    Andover,Hampshire. Note 5 gloves


                                                   One Maidens Garland survives at All Saints Trusley,Derbyshire.


                                                                 Garland at Fylingdales,Robins Hood Bay