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St Clotilde’s Convent, Lechlade

I. The Catholic Community of Lechlade by Richard Barton (2003) From the death of Queen Mary in 1558 until the arrival of the Sisters of St. Clotilde in 1939, there … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · 47 Comments

James Eley’s Journal 1808

To download this Journal of a Tour From Thornbury, Gloucestershire, to Leominster, Herefordshire, in July 1808 by James Eley ‘This Journal was written at the particular desire of my daughter … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ernest Edward Eley (1869-1950), Farmer of Tortworth, Kingswood and Berkeley

To download this document about Ernest Edward and Emily Eley and their progeny: See also Ernest’s parents: See also Emily’s parents:  FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS FAMILY CONTACT:

June 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Bird Family of Eastington

BIRD FAMILY OF EASTINGTON AND STROUD    William Bird (1710c-) and Deborah Miles (1723-1764) Brimpsfield, Stonehouse, Plasterer of Eastington  | Joseph Bird (1755-1802) and Frances Cratchley (1765-1837) Plasterer of Stroud, … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hatherop and Fairford Catholic Mission

To download ‘From Hatherop to Fairford – The Catholic Mission 1780-1867’ by Richard Barton and Brian Torode, please press the link below: See also Richard Barton’s essay on the Iles … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Patrick’s Brockworth

To download Bob Berry’s history of the Parish of St Patrick, Brockworth, please press the link below: For a brief history of the Parish produced by Richard Barton for the … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dominic Barberi in Nailsworth

Nailsworth’s Italian Missionary – Blessed Dominic of the Mother of God by Brian Torode and Richard Barton in 1987 Tucked between the hamlets of Forest Green and Windsoredge and the … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Joseph’s Church, Chance Street, Tewkesbury

To download Richard Barton’s article about St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Tewkesbury, entitled ‘The Story of a Building  – From Telephone Exchange to Catholic Church,’ please press the link below: See … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gloucestershire Exhibition at Emmanuel Church, Cheltenham

To download the full text produced by Brian Torode and his team for the Gloucestershire Exhibition at Emmanuel Church, Cheltenham, please press the link below. An exhibition of ecclesiastical and … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cheltenham Cemetery and its Inhabitants

To download Brian Torode’s lecture notes for his talk entitled ‘Cheltenham Cemetery and its Inhabitants,’ please press the link below: Charles Darling

August 14, 2014 · 2 Comments