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Author Archives: Richard Barton

James and Maria Burke – From Athlone, Ireland, to Oakland, California, 1884

Are you able to help solve this mystery? James Burke and his sister Maria came from Athlone in Ireland and emigrated to Oakland in California sometime before the year 1884. … Continue reading

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Anthony Barton (1790-1834), alias Aaron Barton, native of the Vale of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, and later of Charleston, South Carolina

Anthony Barton (1790-1834), alias Aaron Barton, native of the Vale of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, and later of Charleston, South Carolina By Richard Barton and Richard Byrd (with thanks to William Baynard … Continue reading

April 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Barton Family of Thornbury – Parish Registers

I. Thornbury Parish Registers II. Bishop’s Transcripts for Thornbury III. Scribe’s Alcove Index for Thornbury and five other parishes I. Barton Family of Thornbury – Parish Registers Kindly contributed by … Continue reading

April 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Horcott – Property Log (1845 – 2003)

PROPERTY LOG ST. THOMAS OF CANTERBURY, FAIRFORD 1845- Date Work Donation 12th October 1845 Church was solemnly opened by Reverend John Mitchell. East window  by William Wailes of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1845. … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

St Mary’s Church, Cricklade – Property Log (1862 – 2004)

ST MARY’S CHURCH, CRICKLADE: LOG OF THE FABRIC  Timeline: 1862/3 Restoration of the Church. Architect: John Galpin of Oxford. Builder: Mr. Smith of Highworth. Church re-opened 7th January 1863 1882 … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Gloucestershire Catholic History Society Journals. Index for Volumes 1 – 42

  General Index – Journals 1 – 42 compiled by Patrick and Margaret Gethen Copies of the Journals are held at Gloucestershire Archives, Clifton Diocesan Archives and Cheltenham Local History Library … Continue reading

December 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bradley Family of Elberton and Oldbury-on-Severn

BRADLEY FAMILY OF ELBERTON AND OLDBURY-ON-SEVERN   John Bradley (-1693) and Judith Yeoman of Elberton   |   William Bradley of Elberton   |   Mary Bradley (1706c-1768) and James … Continue reading

October 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Celebrating John Middleton – a chance to explore Clearwell Village

Explore Clearwell – 15th September 2018 Clearwell Church, Clearwell, Gloucestershire, GL16 8LY Guided tour of the delights of Clearwell   Meet at the church in Clearwell and join Isabel Winstanley … Continue reading

August 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

In Pursuit of the Parents of Robert Barton of Thornbury (1604c-1663)

We are indebted to Richard Byrd who has carefully listed early Barton entries from Thornbury Parish Registers in the hope of finding the parents of our ancestor, Robert Barton (1604c-1663). There … Continue reading

August 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Elizabeth Carpenter of North Nibley, wife of Maurice Organ II

Carpenter Family of North Nibley     Richard Carpenter and Agnes Baker (1580-) Of North Nibley | John Carpenter (1611-) and Margaret Hayward | Jonah Carpenter (1640-1719) and Grace Andrewes … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment