The Thomas Hardy Resource Library

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Thomas Hardy: Maps & Travel

Here is a group of links helpful if you want to explore Dorset. There are also a couple antique maps, and some information on Hardy's use of topography.

Thomas Hardy: Genealogy

Though there aren't many places on the internet dealing with Hardy's genealogy directly, there are a few collected here that deal with Dorset genealogy and Hardy indirectly.

Thomas Hardy's Ale

Click above for a a small taste of Thomas Hardy's Ale. The ale, known as "the rarest ale in Britain," is made by the Dorchester manufacturer, Hardy Brewery, formerly Eldridge Pope.

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