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Author Archives: Richard Barton

Blackfriars Junior School, Llanarth Court

Hugh Allen, author of ‘New Llanthony Abbey – Father Ignatius’s Abbey at Capel-y-ffin,’ has produced an article which tells the story of Blackfriars Junior School at Llanarth Court in Monmouthshire. … Continue reading

January 16, 2021 · 1 Comment

John Ashton Beer – Ashton Beer Collection

Please press on the link below to read more about this fascinating collection of Cotswolds Arts and Crafts Furniture which is currently seeking a more permanent home:

December 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

David Barton (1788-1864), Farmer of Churchstanton and Dunkeswell

To download this document about David and Ann Barton and their progeny please press: See also: If you have more information to share about this family please contact btsarnia@gmail.com

October 8, 2020 · 1 Comment

Exploring Woodchester Priory with Jane Bethell

Three fascinating stories from Woodchester Priory with thanks to the archivist, Jane Bethell:

September 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Cheltenham Catholic Apostolic Church

To download Richard Barton’s essay on Cheltenham Catholic Apostolic Church please press the lnk below: For more information about the History of the Catholic Apostolic Church see: If you are … Continue reading

September 3, 2020 · 5 Comments

The Berkeley Family and the Roman Catholic Church

To download this article by Richard Barton, entitled ‘The Berkeley Family and the Roman Catholic Church,’ please press the link below: See also ‘The Catholics of Overbury’ by Richard Barton:

August 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Stonehouse – its prehistory

To download Richard Barton’s essay, ‘St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Stonehouse – its prehistory,’ please press the link below:

August 14, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Reverend Jerome Mathew D.D.

To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled, ‘The Reverend Jerome Mathew D.D.  – His Background and his Roman Catholic Years,’ please press the link below:

August 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Chapel of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Prestbury

To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled, ‘Chapel of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Prestbury,’ press the link below:

August 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Lost Church by Scoles – Our Lady of Lourdes, Wroughton

To download this essay by Richard Barton entitled, ‘A Lost Church by Scoles – Our Lady of Lourdes, Wroughton,’ please press the link below:

August 8, 2020 · 4 Comments