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Category Archives: A Roman Catholic Medley

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

The 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 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

Catholic Churchdown

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 · Leave a comment

Prinknash Abbey – Pious Dreams

Prinknash Abbey – Pious Dreams Using contemporary publicity material and appeal brochures to explore the various plans for an enormous Benedictine Monastery at Prinknash Park, Gloucestershire. Alan Brooks in ‘Gloucestershire … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

Henry Stephens of Chavenage

HENRY STEPHENS OF CHAVENAGE – A TRAGIC CONVERT By the Late John Fendley (1991) The story of Chavenage manor, near Horsley, is a vignette of English social history. Before the … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

St John’s Catholic Primary School, Bath

St John’s RC Primary School as remembered by the Harding family Written by Elaine Wright (nee Harding) 17th June 2009 As an old girl with a long family connection with … Continue reading

September 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Catholic Treasury – Jottings from the Late Donald Halliday of North Hinksey

ENTRIES ARE GENERALLY ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY BY PLACE NAME   Donald Cecil Edmund Halliday was born on 7th January 1913 at Eton. His father, Cecil Alfred Halliday was an antiques dealer … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · 7 Comments