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Category Archives: Around Clifton Diocese – A Medley of Parish Histories

The Squire’s Alma Mater – Oscott and the Leighs of Woodchester Park

To download Richard Barton’s essay exploring the links between the Leigh Family of Woodchester Park and St Mary’s College, Oscott, please press the link below:

May 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘This little gem of a church’

Originally posted on Theodor Kern, Painter :
Googling Theodor Kern’s name yesterday, I came across a work by the artist that I’d never seen before. In his biography of Kern, Karl…

April 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Coleford Mission Diary (1911-1930)

To download this Mission Diary which has been transcribed and annotated by Mrs Lynne Hunter Johnston, please press the link below:

March 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Timothy Nourse of Newent

To download this essay written by the late John Fendley which explores the life of Timothy Nourse of Newent, please press the link below:

March 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

St Augustine’s Matson

To download the following documents about the history of this parish and the architecture of its church, please press the links below: These essays have been carefully researched by the … Continue reading

January 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Woodchester Priory

To download this album of photographs and postcards of Woodchester Priory from the collection of Richard Barton, please press the link below: Two fascinating stories from Woodchester Priory with thanks … Continue reading

September 16, 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

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: See also a Centenary Celebration of … Continue reading

August 8, 2020 · 4 Comments

Reverend Peter Hartley – ‘A Martyr to Duty’ and ‘Victim of Charity’

To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled, ‘Reverend Peter Hartley – ‘A Martyr to Duty’ and ‘Victim of Charity’,’ please press the link below: See ‘Gloucester’s saintly Abbe Josse’ by Richard … Continue reading

July 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Gloucester’s saintly Abbe Josse

To download this account of ‘Gloucester’s saintly Abbe Josse’ please press the link below: Pages from the historical writings of James Newton Langston (1884-1959) See ‘Ambrose Phillipps de Lisle and … Continue reading

July 25, 2020 · Leave a comment