Sabine Baring-Gould

28-JAN-1834 to 02-JAN-1924

Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould was an English antiquarian, scholar, novelist and hagiographer. His bibliography contains more than 1,240 publications on numerous different topics. It includes the first folk song collection published for the mass market, a collection of ghost stories, the 16-volume The Lives of the Saints, and collections of myths and legends. He also wrote a famous scientific work about werewolves.

Some books are cave-connected, for example the folklore tale of Bladys of the Stewponey. Its setting is a series of cave houses. His most important cave related work is Cliff Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe a collection of caves used for housing. It includes natural and artificial caves.