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Category Archives: A Roman Catholic Medley

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

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