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Remembrance Sunday 2011

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2011, Remembrance Sunday Strange isn’t it that today is named Remembrance Sunday, because for us, as Christians, every Sunday is remembrance Sunday – the day when … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remembrance Sunday 2009

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2009, Rememberance Sunday In nearly every town or village that one visits in the UK, one will find a memorial to the Fallen, those who have … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Anniversary of the Queen’s Accession 2012

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, Sunday June 10th 2012, Sunday after Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. I am sure many of you will remember from your history lessons at school, … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

College Reunion Address 2001

College of St Paul and St Mary, Cheltenham – Reunion of Former Students Year Groups 1960-1963 A Service of Thanksgiving in the College Chapel – Saturday 24th March 2001 Address … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Tomb of King Edward II

A reflection upon the Tomb of King Edward II in the light of the Feast of Christ the King  Brian Torode, St. Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2013, the Feast of Christ … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Diamond Jubilee of the Queen’s Coronation 2013

St. Stephen’s Cheltenham, June 2nd, 2013  The Diamond Jubilee of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Her Majesty the Queen was crowned in Westminster Abbey exactly 60 years ago … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pio Cianchettini

PIO LEWIS FREDERICK CIANCHETTINI  (1799-1851) OF CHELTENHAM by Richard Barton (1993) Glancing through copies of “The Cheltenham Looker-On” in the Cheltenham Public Library recently, I came upon a sad little … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Caffieri Family

The Caffieri Family of Cheltenham by Richard Barton (1993)  St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham, contains a fine series of nineteenth century stained glass windows inserted by John Hardman of Birmingham between … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

William Welstead

  WILLIAM WELSTEAD K. S. G. (1847-1929) OF CHELTENHAM by Richard Barton (1992) When I first became interested in the history of Saint Gregory’s Parish, Cheltenham, various older parishioners were … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment