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James Pulham & Son

Article Index

  1. James Pulham & Son
  2. A family business
  3. Pulham and Son is born
  4. A prolific period
  5. Revived interest in the Pulhams
  6. Sources, further reading and images
  7. All Pages


Anon., The Art-Journal Illustrated Catalogue of the Great Exhibition 1851 (London, 1851) 303.

Anon., Art-Journal (1859) 25-29.

Anon., The Art-Journal Illustrated Catalogue of the International Exhibition 1862 (London 1862) 101.

Anon., 'Garden Memoranda', Gardeners' Chronicle, (1842) 607-8.

Anon., Gardeners' Chronicle (28 Jan 1893) 101.

Anon., Gardeners' Chronicle (8 May 1920), 231-2.

Anon., Gardeners' Magazine (12 February 1912), 106.

Corfield, John, 'Pulham & Son', Hertford and Ware Local History Society Journal, 1 (1998) 12-15.

Davis, John, Antique Garden Ornament, 2nd edn (Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club1998) pp.186-197.

Elliott, Brent, 'We must have the noble cliff', Country Life 5 Jan. 1984.

Festing, Sally, 'Pulham has done his work well', Garden History, 12:2 (1984) 138-158.

Festing, Sally, 'Great credit upon the ingenuity and taste of Mr Pulham', Garden History, 16 (1988) 90-102.

Festing, Sally, 'J.Pulham 3: Recent Discoveries and the Restoration of Pulham Sites', Garden History, 25:2, (1997) 230-237.

Francis, A.J., The Cement Industry 1796-1914: A History, 1st edn, (Newton Abbott, 1978) pp. 91-109, 275-6.

Hitching, Claude, 'James Pulham in Herts', Parts 1-5, Hertfordshire Countryside Jan-May 2004.

Hitching, Claude, The Pulham Legacy.

Hitching, Claude, 'Preserving our Pulham Heritage', Garden History Society News 62 Summer 2001, 23-25.

Hitching, Claude, 'In Search of Pulham's Fountains', Garden History Society News 67 Spring 2003, 21-23.

Jewitt, Llewellynn, The Ceramic Art of Great Britain (1st edn London, 1878, reprinted 1985) pp.428-9.

Lawrence, Andrew, The Aldenham House Gardens (Cambridge 1988).

Pulham, James, Picturesque Ferneries and Rock-garden Scenery, (London 1876/7).

Pulham, James, Garden Ornament: vases, terminals etc. illustrated catalogue (about 1925).

Pulham, James, The Builder (5 April 1845) 160.

Robinson, W., The English Flower Garden (15th edn London 1883, reprinted Sagapress 1995) p.170.

Hertfordshire Garden History, ed. by Rowe, Anne (Hatfield: Hertfordshire Publications, 2007).

Thomas, Graham Stuart, The Rock Garden and its Plants (London: Dent 1989), pp.31-41.

Wareham, Anne, ‘Digging Deep', The Garden (RHS), 131, Part 1, Jan. 2006, pp.18-21.

Further Reading

The Pulham Legacy, a website hosted by Claude Hitching. Visit the Portfolio area to read further articles about James Pulham and Son.

Download the pdf version of English Heritage's Durability Guaranteed, Pulhamite rockwork- Its conservation and repair.


CliLink to the Pulham galleryck on the image to visit the Resource Area and view more examples of Pulhamite and the work of James Pulham & Son.