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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

To download this essay by Richard Barton and Brian Torode entitled, ‘Dominic Barberi in Nailsworth’ please press the link below: Nailsworth’s Italian Missionary – Blessed Dominic of the Mother of … 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

Cheltenham Local History Society Award

To all CLHS Members, 13th March 2014 Hello Everyone, I am sorry to be the bearer of sad news but, as some of you will already know, one of our … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment