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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

Blackfriars Junior School, Llanarth Court

Hugh Allen, author of ‘New Llanthony Abbey – Father Ignatius’s Abbey at Capel-y-ffin,’ has produced an article which tells the story of Blackfriars Junior School at Llanarth Court in Monmouthshire. … Continue reading

January 16, 2021 · 2 Comments

John Ashton Beer – Ashton Beer Collection

Please press on the link below to read more about this fascinating collection of Cotswolds Arts and Crafts Furniture which is currently seeking a more permanent home:

December 4, 2020 · 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

Cheltenham Catholic Apostolic Church

To download Richard Barton’s essay on Cheltenham Catholic Apostolic Church please press the lnk below: For more information about the History of the Catholic Apostolic Church see: If you are … Continue reading

September 3, 2020 · 5 Comments

The Berkeley Family and the Roman Catholic Church

To download this article by Richard Barton, entitled ‘The Berkeley Family and the Roman Catholic Church,’ please press the link below: See also ‘The Catholics of Overbury’ by Richard Barton:

August 22, 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

The Reverend Jerome Mathew D.D.

To download Richard Barton’s essay about Arnold Harris Mathew, entitled, ‘The Reverend Jerome Mathew D.D.  – His Background and his Roman Catholic Years,’ please press the link below:

August 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Catholic Prestbury

To download Roger Beacham’s essay entitled ‘Catholic Prestbury’ please press the link below: See also Roger Beacham’s ‘Anglo-Catholic links between Prestbury and Prinknash’:

August 10, 2020 · Leave a 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

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