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

Holy Cross, Wotton-under-Edge

HOLY CROSS, WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE by Richard Barton (2020) Five hundred years ago, my ancestor, Robert Seborne alias Plumer, of Wotton-under-Edge penned his last will and testament. In line with the piety … Continue reading

July 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

James Bernard Morewood O.P.

James Bernard Morewood O. P. by Richard Barton (2020) For many years I have been curious to learn more about the Dominican Priest, Bernard Morewood, who built the Church of … Continue reading

July 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Robert Canning of Hartpury

Robert Canning (1773-1843)  lived at Hartpury, near Gloucester. He was the second son of an ancient family whose seat was at Foxcote, near to Ilmington, situated on the Gloucestershire and … Continue reading

June 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

St John’s Roman Catholic Church, Bath – A photographic miscellany

Roman Catholic Church of St John the Evangelist, Bath     St Alphege’s Church in Oldfield Park            

September 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

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