Geoffrey Bagley

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Geoffrey Bagley

Geoffrey Spink Bagley (3 November 1901 – 1992) was an English artist, museum curator, politician, historian and writer.[1]

In 1942 the Wartime Information Board and the National Film Board of Canada hired Bagley as a graphic artist. He created wartime propaganda and recruitment posters for the Royal Navy.[2]

Selected works[edit]

  • The Ancient Town of Rye (1958)
  • Some Inns & Ale-houses of Rye, 1650-1950 (1958)
  • William Holloway, Historian of Rye: a Study of His Life and Times, 1785-1870 (1963)
  • Old inns & Ale-houses of Rye (1965)
  • The Ancient Town of Tye (1969)
  • Edwardian Rye from Contemporary Photographs (1974)
  • The Story of the Ypres Tower and the Rye Museum (1975)
  • A Connoisseurs Guide to Rye (1979)
  • The Book of Rye: an Ancient Town of the Cinque Ports Confederation (1982)
  • A Picture Guide to Romney Marsh and Adjoining Levels (1986)[3]


  1. ^ "Geoffrey Bagley, Esq. Ryer Extraordinary," at the Wayback Machine (archived 26 July 2011) Rye Castle Museum; citing Rosemary Bagley, "Geoffrey Spink Bagley 1901-1992," Rye’s Own (UK). No 144, January 2002.
  2. ^ Morse, Jennifer. "War Art: Geoffrey Bagley," Legion Magazine, 11 October 2010.
  3. ^ WorldCat Identities Archived 30 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine.: Bagley, Geoffrey Spink