The Traherne Association welcomes you to this site which celebrates and promotes the life and work of the poet and spiritual writer Thomas Traherne (c1637 - 1674).

Inspiring people and places


In memoriam, Denise Inge – by Richard Willmott

In memoriam, Donald Allchin – by Richard Birt


Credenhill village and church, 5 miles NW of Hereford

Hereford City – All Saints Church

Hereford Cathedral – Traherne's Temple

Hereford Cathedral – AUDLEY CHAPEL Traherne windows by Tom Denny

Hereford – Widemarsh Street– where the inner ring road crosses it : here stood the gates through which Traherne may have looked out. Further down the street were Almshouses provided by Traherne. They were demolished in the 1870s.

Hereford – High Town – Traherne quotation in paving outside Butter Market



Brasenose College Oxford – where Traherne studied

St Mary, Launton – where Traherne was ordained deacon and priest

St Mary's Church Teddington – where he is buried

St Mary’s Church, Credenhill, Hereford
Tom Denny’s stained glass windows, Audley Chapel, Hereford Cathedral
Widemarsh Almshouses
St Mary’s Church, Teddington