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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

Anti-Catholicism in Cheltenham

ANTI-CATHOLICISM IN NINETEENTH CENTURY CHELTENHAM By Richard Barton (1988) PART 1: BEFORE THE RESTORATION OF THE HIERARCHY Between the passing of the Catholic Emancipation Bill in 1829 and the Restoration … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment