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Tag Archives: Chipping Sodbury

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

  Robert Barton (1604(?)-1663) and Susannah Holway (-1684) Yeoman of Thornbury |  John Barton I (1636-1687) and Mary Thurston (1645-1691)  Yeoman of Thornbury | John Barton II (1672-1727) and Sarah … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · 1 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