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Hatherop and Fairford Catholic Mission

From Hatherop to Fairford – The Catholic Mission 1780-1867 by Richard Barton and Brian Torode  When I took up my duties as the new pastor in the various parishes in … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Catholic Priests in Gloucestershire

(I) ROMAN CATHOLIC CLERGY LISTS FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE (II) MISSIONERS-APOSTOLIC AND MISSIONARY RECTORS OF CHELTENHAM 1799-1998 (III) MISSIONERS-APOSTOLIC AND MISSIONARY RECTORS OF GLOUCESTER  1788-1998 (IV) Clergy entries in the Laity Directories … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

St Thomas’s Catholic Church, Horcott, Fairford

Guide to the Catholic Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Horcott, Fairford by Richard Barton 2003 Please click here to view a .pdf copy of this guide (Adobe Reader required).   … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pugin and Bucknall at Fairford?

I. ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY, HORCOTT – A PUGIN CHURCH? II. HORCOTT PRESBYTERY – BUCKNALL’S FORGOTTEN HOUSE by Richard Barton (2004)   I. ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY, HORCOTT – A … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fairford Plate

Roman Catholic Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Horcott, Fairford When I was first appointed as Parish Priest of Fairford with Cricklade in 1998 I was eager to examine the … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

Iles Family of Kempsford

Even the most cursory glance of a visitor to the Churchyard of the Catholic Church of St Thomas of Canterbury would reveal the long association between the Iles Family and … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · 1 Comment