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St Gregory’s Cheltenham – David Burke remembers…

David Burke has kindly allowed me to reproduce these fascinating articles: From ‘Days gone by in Cheltenham’ – Memories of David Burke I. Christmas 1945 During the war there was … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

Catholic Priests in Gloucestershire

(I) ROMAN CATHOLIC CLERGY LISTS FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE (II) MISSIONERS-APOSTOLIC AND MISSIONARY RECTORS OF CHELTENHAM 1799-1998 (III) MISSIONERS-APOSTOLIC AND MISSIONARY RECTORS OF GLOUCESTER  1788-1998 (IV) Clergy entries in the Laity Directories … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tewkesbury Abbots and Gloucester Priors

The Abbots of Tewkesbury, the Cathedral Priors of Gloucester and the Westminster Succession By Richard Barton (1991) (Some revision 2016) Many of you will have read with interest two brief … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Gregory’s Cheltenham 1809-1852

(I) BIRDSALL AND THE FOUNDING OF THE CHELTENHAM MISSION (II) AFTER BIRDSALL (1837-1852) (I) BIRDSALL AND THE FOUNDING OF THE CHELTENHAM MISSION By Richard Barton (1988) ‘Death at Broadway, Worcestershire, … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

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