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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

Organ Family History of Berkeley & North Nibley

  Back in 2010 Andrew Plaster of Bristol produced a fascinating study, ‘Organ family history of Berkeley and North Nibley’. Richard Organ was Andrew’s 13th Great Grandfather and he was … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sharpness: Catholic Chapel of Our Lady Star of the Sea

To download Jane Bradshaw’s article ‘Sharpness Chapel: An Episode’ please press the link below: See also ‘Sharpness Union Chapel’:

October 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cook Family of Berkeley

To download Richard Barton’s research into the Cook Family of Berkeley please press the links below. Richard is descended from two James and Aaron Cook, both sons of William and … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Walter Eley’s Journal 1900

To download this document: ‘An Account of a Meeting of the Four Eley Brothers in Gloucestershire on 17, 18, 19 September 1900’ by the Youngest, Walter Eley’  See also: Family … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Frank Marling of Sharpness

To download, ‘Reminiscences: Some recollections of Frank George Marling born at Berkeley, Glos, on 7th January 1863′ Also see: Sharpness Union Church: Writing Lives:  For more information about this … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

James Eley’s Journal 1808

To download this Journal of a Tour From Thornbury, Gloucestershire, to Leominster, Herefordshire, in July 1808 by James Eley ‘This Journal was written at the particular desire of my daughter … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ernest Edward Eley (1869-1950), Farmer of Tortworth, Kingswood and Berkeley

To download this document about Ernest Edward and Emily Eley and their progeny: See also Ernest’s parents: See also Emily’s parents:  FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS FAMILY CONTACT:

June 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

William Barton (1784-1842), the tragic life of a failed farmer who drowned in the River Avon

To download this file about William Barton of North Nibley, Churchstanton, Berkeley and Easton in Gordano: Related files: FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS FAMILY PLEASE CONTACT:

May 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Eley Family (Part II) Leominster, Thornbury and the Vale of Berkeley (1760-)

 JAMES ELEY (1762-1831) AND HIS BAPTIST PROGENY ‘AS HONEST A MAN AS EVER CARRIED  A GAUGE STICK…’   Four Generations of the Eley Family and  their associations  with the Baptist Churches … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · 2 Comments