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Dean Close’s fight against ‘Romanism’

Brian Torode –  Lecture Notes for his illustrated talk on Dean Close and the Roman Catholics of Cheltenham Cheltenham had had a Roman Catholic presence certainly since the end of … Continue reading

June 9, 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

Sarah Neve and the Catholic Church in Chipping Sodbury

Sarah Neve, Chipping Sodbury and Cheltenham by Richard Barton (1989) Dr George Oliver wrote of Chipping Sodbury in his ‘Collections…’ published in 1857: ‘Here Mrs Neve who realized the character … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 2 Comments