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