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Category Archives: Cheltenham Catholicism

Nazareth House, Cheltenham

NAZARETH HOUSE, CHELTENHAM, FROM 1884 UNTIL 1916 by Richard Barton (1988) From 1884 Nazareth House was one of the chief outlets for charitable works in Cheltenham. The present community of … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Anti-Catholicism in Cheltenham

ANTI-CATHOLICISM IN NINETEENTH CENTURY CHELTENHAM By Richard Barton (1988) PART 1: BEFORE THE RESTORATION OF THE HIERARCHY Between the passing of the Catholic Emancipation Bill in 1829 and the Restoration … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

William Norwood of Leckhampton Court

WILLIAM NORWOOD OF LECKHAMPTON COURT by Richard Barton (1988) William Norwood (1548-1632), the Lord of the Manor of Leckhampton and for a time High Sheriff of Gloucestershire and Lord of … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Gregory’s Cheltenham 1799-1809

THE CATHOLIC MISSION AT CHELTENHAM 1799-1809 by Richard Barton and Brian Torode (1994) A census reveals that there were only 210 Roman Catholics living in the whole of Gloucestershire in … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Gregory’s Convent, Cheltenham

St Gregory’s Convent, Cheltenham by Richard Barton (1988) Recently, a rather interesting building has been sold in Cheltenham – the former St Gregory’s Convent in Saint Paul’s Street North. Opposite … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Gregory’s School, Cheltenham

St Gregory’s School, Cheltenham 1903-1916 From the Pages of the Managers’ Minutes Book by Brian Torode (1989) Although founded in 1827 the first official managers’ meeting was held in St … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment