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Discover more about Sophie Dawes and St Helens

Get the full Sophie Dawes Trail as a paperback (black and white interior)

or as an eBook! for your phone or tablet. With LOTS MORE information and photographs.

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Other reading that might be of interest.

The Scandal of Sophie Dawes - by Marjorie Bowen.

A valuable source book focussing on the French history of Baronne de Feuchères and her connections to the French nobility.


Sophie Dawes , Queen of Chantilly - by Violet Montagu.

One of the first biographies of Sophie Dawes to be written in English and a well-balanced account.


The Testament of Sophie Dawes - by Robert Stephen Parry.

A novel containing biographical information about Sophie Dawes. Also very evocative of St Helens in Victorian times.


St. Helens, Isle of Wight: Then & Now - by Dennis Bacon for St. Helen's Parish Council.

Recent history of the area, illustrated with photographs from village residents.

Online interest.

The National Trust St Helens Duver site has information on the history of the area and further suggestions for walks.


The Bembridge and St Helens Harbour Association has published online a detailed appraisal of the environment of Bembridge Harbour. 


The Ordnance Survey Page for St Helens with coordinates and map reference.

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