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Author Archives: Richard Barton

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 … 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

Sarah Long of North Nibley, wife of Morrice Organ I

Long Family of North Nibley       (?) Robert Long I of North Nibley   |   (?) Adrian Long (1572/3-) and Elizabeth Turner Labourer of North Nibley   … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

St Gregory’s Cheltenham – David Burke remembers…

David Burke has kindly allowed me to reproduce these fascinating articles: From ‘Days gone by in Cheltenham’ – Memories of David Burke I. Christmas 1945 During the war there was … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Organ Family History of Berkeley & North Nibley

  Back in 2010 Andrew Plaster of Bristol produced a fascinating study, ‘Organ family history of Berkeley and North Nibley’. Richard Organ was Andrew’s 13th Great Grandfather and he was … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Red Cross Letters from Guernsey

Brian Torode’s Family of Guernsey          

April 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Our Lady and St Alphege, Bath

OUR LADY AND ST ALPHEGE, BATH  Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s “Little Gem of a Church”   A HISTORY BY CAROLINE SHAW With a foreward by the Late Gavin Stamp Former … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · Leave a comment