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A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Category Archives: A Roman Catholic Medley

Captain Charles Goddard Dewell

An extract from “Catholics in Oxford”, by Father Martindale, S.J. “We cannot but record the name of Brother Dewell, a lay brother of the Society, who died on April 10, … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Roman Catholic Churches of Bristol – pictures from yesteryear

Postcards from Richard Barton’s Collection PRO CATHEDRAL OF THE HOLY APOSTLES, CLIFTON   BISHOP AMBROSE BURTON ST NICHOLAS OF TOLENTINO ST MARY-ON-THE-QUAY ST BONAVENTURE, BISHOPSTON WESTBURY-ON-TRYM     The old … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

George de Serionne – Lay Apostle of the Cotswolds

George de Serionne – Lay Apostle of the Cotswolds By James Rudden (November 1978) With thanks to Mrs. Patricia O’Connor, the author’s daughter, for allowing me to reproduce this essay. … Continue reading

October 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Sharpness: Catholic Chapel of Our Lady Star of the Sea

Sharpness Chapel: An Episode   By Jane Bradshaw (1989) I first became interested in the Catholic chapel at Sharpness when I was looking at the list of documents held at … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Catholic Church of St Teresa of Lisieux, Taunton

  Catholic Church of St Teresa of Lisieux, Taunton From ‘St George’s Catholic Church, Taunton, 1860-1960’ by Charles Winter (Centenary Celebration – 21st April, 1960) Crowning Achievement – The crowning … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Story of the Catholic Church in Painswick

  The Story of the Catholic Church in Painswick by Ursula Usher (1990) Edited by Brian Torode and Richard Barton Firstly, Mrs. Usher of Painswick produced an account of the … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Catholic Chapel of St Thomas More and St John Fisher, Box

The Chapel of St Thomas More and St John Fisher, Box by Richard Barton (October 2017) As a lover of local vernacular ‘Arts and Crafts’ architecture I have been interested … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Raymond-Barkers and the building of the Catholic Chapel of St Mary of the Angels, Bisley

The Raymond-Barkers and the building of the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels, Bisley by Richard Barton (October 2017) St Bartholomew’s Church at Oakridge was built as a chapel-of-ease to … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nympsfield and the Leigh Family

Nympsfield and the Leigh Family by Sheila Dennison Journal of the Gloucestershire and North Avon Catholic History Society. Spring 1990, Issue No 13               … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Churchdown: Catholic Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour

CATHOLIC CHURCHDOWN Written in 1987 by the late Lillian Bell who died on 26th December 1997:- In the Domesday Book, the village which is the subject of this short article … Continue reading

October 10, 2017 · 1 Comment