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Category Archives: Vale of Tewkesbury

St Benet’s Kemerton, Beckford Hall and Woollas Hall in photographs

Beckford Hall the home of the Wakeman Family. Later the house was occupied by the Ashton-Case Family who added the chapel wing and then it was the Noviciate for the … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blount Gravestones at Kemerton

Blount Gravestones at St Benet’s Church, Kemerton by Richard Barton and Philippa Hunter Please also see the article entitled ‘Mary Blount nee Canning’: https://wp.me/p4BX9P-sc Hidden in the earth, often away … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Catholics of Overbury

Overbury is a pleasant village just over the county boundary into Worcestershire. It is nestled between the villages of Kemerton and Beckford which both have important Catholic connections. Across Bredon … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Porter Family of the Mythe

For Lez Hough’s Article ‘The Foundation of the Mythe Mission, Tewkesbury’ see:- Click to access MytheMission.pdf         Porter Family of The Mythe by Richard Barton (2006) In … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Tewkesbury

The Story of a Building  – From Telephone Exchange to Catholic Church By Richard Barton (November 2005) On Thursday, 6th October 1977, an important event took place in the history … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment