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The ALK's Quarterly Journal

Please send in your items for LAMP to the LAMP Editorial Team

Next copy deadline:
LAMP 113 - 15th July 2017

Please send items where possible in Word format
and images in JPG format.

Please also read the Lamp Guidelines for Authors

In this issue:

  • Executive Committee: trustee profiles
  • Historic plate showing British rock lighthouse design: Christopher Nicholson
  • Spending the night in Harlingen Lighthouse: Welmoed Ybema
  • West Country revisited: Gordon S Brown MBE
  • News from St Mary's Lighthouse: Lin Sunderland
  • Scottish Lighthouse Pioneers: Travels with the Stevensons in Orkney and Shetland: Paul A Lynn
  • trips and tips: Lighthouses and pastures new: David (Bellrock) Taylor
  • Tragedy on the Longships: Peter Smith
  • Update on Orfordness Lighthouse
  • Trinity Cottage,Sennen, 60 years ago: Peter Smith
  • Admiral Sir George Zambellas joins Trinity House as an Elder Brother
  • Lighthouse Postcards: Christopher Nicholson
  • Hugh Carter- in memoriam: Keith Morton
  • My favourite lighthouse: Mull of Galloway: Ian Williams
  • Bull Rock Lighthouse, Co Cork: Ian Hogarth
  • Strumble Head - Look out! Helen Gerrard
  • ALK AGM Weekend 2017
  • Front cover: Rattray Head at dawn: Neil Barr
  • Back cover: Girdleness Lighthouse at sunset: Ian Cowe

Previous Issues


Back Issues of Lamp

Back issues of LAMP, the ALK journal are available, starting from February 1989. 

Some of the early issues are now out of print in paper form,
please contact Patrick Tubby to check availability.

Of those still in print, up to No 37 - £1.00 each, Nos 38 onwards £2.00 each (including 2nd class p&p UK).

Discounts apply for multiple purchases. Payment can be made via Paypal.
Please contact Patrick Tubby to discusss your requirements before paying.
Please indicate when checking out which issue numbers you require.

Or write to: Patrick Tubby, 23 Aldis Road, Acle, Norwich NR13 3BN
enclosing your order and payment to Association of Lighthouse Keepers.

Back Issues CD

The first five years of LAMP, 1989-1993 (20 issues) are now available on CD in pdf format so that you can view these on your PC or laptop. These have been scanned from the original Editor's proofs, so include colour images which were not available when LAMP was first published.