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Category Archives: Stroud area

St Mary of the Angels, Brownshill also known as ‘Templewood Chapel’

This is a photographic blog but more historical details about the history of the chapel will be added in due course. The Chapel was built in 1937 to the designs … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Photographs of Woodchester Priory

Photographs from the Collection of Richard Barton The Church and Priory was designed by Charles Hansom. The Church of Our Lady of the Annunciation was built for the Passionists between … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · 6 Comments

St Rose’s Convent, Stroud

Former Dominican Third Order Convent of St Rose of Lima, Beeches Green, Stroud Buildings designed by Benjamin Bucknall of Woodchester Park Mansion fame and erected between 1862 and 1882. The … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

Franciscan Convent, Woodchester

A Photographic Record Two of these photographs show the orphanage of 1865 but pre-date the erection of the Chapel Wing which was completed in 1869. Other photographs would appear to … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 · 4 Comments

St. Dominic’s Dursley, 1939-1989

St Dominic’s Church, Dursley 1939-1989 by Richard Barton INTRODUCTION Sometime in early 1989, I was talking to Father Dee about St. Dominic’s when he casually mentioned that later in the … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tetbury Catholic Mission 1880-1884

TETBURY CATHOLIC MISSION 1880-1884 By Richard Barton (1991) Recently, I was looking through the Diocesan archives in the Bristol Record Office and I came across some correspondence relating to the … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dominic Barberi in Nailsworth

Nailsworth’s Italian Missionary – Blessed Dominic of the Mother of God by Brian Torode and Richard Barton in 1987 Tucked between the hamlets of Forest Green and Windsoredge and the … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Catholics in Stroud

Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century References to Catholicism in Stroud By Richard Barton (1990) In February 1846 the Blessed Dominic Barberi wrote to his General, in Italy, with details of … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dominic Barberi Podcast

Podcast by Richard Barton in the Holy Footsteps series Photograph taken on the day of the podcast at the George at Frocester

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment