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Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Horcott – Property Log (1845 – 2003)

PROPERTY LOG ST. THOMAS OF CANTERBURY, FAIRFORD 1845- Date Work Donation 12th October 1845 Church was solemnly opened by Reverend John Mitchell. East window  by William Wailes of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1845. … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

St Mary’s Church, Cricklade – Property Log (1862 – 2004)

ST MARY’S CHURCH, CRICKLADE: LOG OF THE FABRIC  Timeline: 1862/3 Restoration of the Church. Architect: John Galpin of Oxford. Builder: Mr. Smith of Highworth. Church re-opened 7th January 1863 1882 … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

George de Serionne – Lay Apostle of the Cotswolds

George de Serionne – Lay Apostle of the Cotswolds By James Rudden (November 1978) With thanks to Mrs. Patricia O’Connor, the author’s daughter, for allowing me to reproduce this essay. … Continue reading

October 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Catholic Chapel of St Thomas More and St John Fisher, Box

The Chapel of St Thomas More and St John Fisher, Box by Richard Barton (October 2017) As a lover of local vernacular ‘Arts and Crafts’ architecture I have been interested … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Raymond-Barkers and the building of the Catholic Chapel of St Mary of the Angels, Bisley

The Raymond-Barkers and the building of the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels, Bisley by Richard Barton (October 2017) St Bartholomew’s Church at Oakridge was built as a chapel-of-ease to … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nympsfield and the Leigh Family

Nympsfield and the Leigh Family by Sheila Dennison Journal of the Gloucestershire and North Avon Catholic History Society. Spring 1990, Issue No 13               … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

Henry Stephens of Chavenage

HENRY STEPHENS OF CHAVENAGE – A TRAGIC CONVERT By the Late John Fendley (1991) The story of Chavenage manor, near Horsley, is a vignette of English social history. Before the … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 6 Comments

St John’s Catholic Primary School, Bath

St John’s RC Primary School as remembered by the Harding family Written by Elaine Wright (nee Harding) 17th June 2009 As an old girl with a long family connection with … Continue reading

September 28, 2017 · 2 Comments

A Catholic Treasury – Jottings from the Late Donald Halliday of North Hinksey

‘My Cousin, Donald Cecil Edmund Halliday (1913-2006)’ by Lorna Hawker Durrani Lorna Hawker Durrani has very kindly shared this article that she has written about her cousin, Donald Halliday. Thank … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · 21 Comments

Wincanton Priory

For historical details of this Church and Priory see ‘Taking Stock’ for Clifton Diocese:…/Wincanton-St-Luke-and-Teresa    

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment