Picture by Rupert Fox from a design by Michael Alabaster

The Alabaster Society

The Family History Society
of the Alabaster Family


We are delighted to announce that the next Alabaster Gathering will be held on Saturday, 29th April 2017: more news later.

The Hon. Sec. now has a new email address, and here it is:    

March 2015

The Silver Door by Tony Springall

The Silver Door
The exciting historical novel from Tony Springall

Our distinguished member Tony Springall has written a novel set in the 16th century about our ancestor Thomas Alabaster, eldest son of Thomas Alabaster of Hadleigh.

The Kindle E-book is not currently available, but a few printed copies are available at a concessionary price to members. More details can be found on our Publications page.



 Brian Alabaster and his Prize Bull

Brian Alabaster`s bronze casting of a prize bull


24th June 2012

Brian Alabaster reports that he has completed his sculpture of a life-size Hereford bull.
This was installed just in time for the Queen`s visit to Hereford in July.

He is a distinguished member of the Royal Society of British Sculptors. More of his work is shown on his website http://www.brian-alabaster.com

Brian is the son of John Stammers Alabaster, one of the founding members of the Alabaster Society.

1st April 2012


We have recently been notified of this splendid award, which is, of course, another trumph for Laraine Hake and her loyal band of contributors, since it was the superb quality of her, and your, content which secured it for the Alabaster Society!
Well, what else?
Okay, so that chap Williamson helped out a bit as well.