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Family Portraits of the Blount Family of Mapledurham

Michael Blount I was born on 26th March 1693 at Mapledurham and married Mary Agnes Tichborne (1695-1777). He died on 2nd November 1739 at Winchester and was buried at Tichborne … Continue reading

December 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Building a Church for Bussage by Patricia Main

Building a Church for Bussage: The History of St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Bussage by Patricia Main   In the early 19th century Bussage and the whole of the … Continue reading

December 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rowland Wyatt (1871-1958), builder of Kingswood

Samuel Wyatt, labourer of Sinwell, Wotton-under-Edge and Anne | Rowland Wyatt I, mason of Sinwell and Elizabeth Evans | Rowland Wyatt II, builder of Kingswood Rowland Wyatt, builder of Kingswood, … Continue reading

October 17, 2019 · 2 Comments

A Moment in Time

To celebrate the publication of Allan Ledger’s book “A Moment in Time; John and Thomas Keble and their Cotswold Life”, please find attached pamphlet with further information. Should you wish … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sharpness: Catholic Chapel of Our Lady Star of the Sea

Sharpness Chapel: An Episode   By Jane Bradshaw (1989) I first became interested in the Catholic chapel at Sharpness when I was looking at the list of documents held at … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nympsfield and the Leigh Family

Nympsfield and the Leigh Family by Sheila Dennison Journal of the Gloucestershire and North Avon Catholic History Society. Spring 1990, Issue No 13               … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

Hobbs Family of Tytherington

HOBBS FAMILY OF TYTHERINGTON I am indebted to many people who are also interested in this family including  Dennis Pullen, Roger Howell, Ruth Withers and also Allan Baddeley who wrote … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

City of Gloucester Police

1. Policing in the City of Gloucester 1483 – 1988 by Pc 509 Richard Barton, Community Services Department, 1988  THE CHARTER Gloucester was incorporated by Richard III in 1483, the town … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · Leave a comment