Charles Edward Keyser bought Aldermaston Court in 1893 and in the following decade considerably renovated the church, probably saving it from decay and ruin. Project St. Mary’s is to build on the work done by Charles Keyser and keep the church in good order for the next generations..
Extensive Knowledge of Wall Murals
Charles Edward Keyser’s philanthropic interest in Aldermaston Church was fuelled by his knowledge and passion for historical wallpaintings and murals. He compiled an authoritative work on the subject which has now been digitised by The Internet Archive funded by Microsoft. See below