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Tag Archives: Roman Catholic

Postlip Chapel

Roman Catholic Church of St James the Great, Postlip During the latter part of the nineteenth century Catholic missions had grown up in places to the north of Cheltenham. The … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

St Gregory’s Cheltenham – Photographs

St Gregory’s Cheltenham in Photographs More photographs from the collection of Richard Barton and the Late Brian Torode will be added in due course…

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Peter’s Church, Gloucester and Hartpury Catholic Chapel in photographs

  The Roman Catholic Church of St Peter ad Vincula, Northgate Street, Gloucester  If you wish to reproduce images from this blog please contact the webmaster – or otherwise … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Photographs of Woodchester Priory

Photographs from the Collection of Richard Barton The Church and Priory was designed by Charles Hansom. The Church of Our Lady of the Annunciation was built for the Passionists between … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · 13 Comments

St Rose’s Convent, Stroud

Former Dominican Third Order Convent of St Rose of Lima, Beeches Green, Stroud Buildings designed by Benjamin Bucknall of Woodchester Park Mansion fame and erected between 1862 and 1882. The … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

Franciscan Convent, Woodchester

A Photographic Record Two of these photographs show the orphanage of 1865 but pre-date the erection of the Chapel Wing which was completed in 1869. Other photographs would appear to … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 · 4 Comments

William Drinkwater Gough

  WILLIAM DRINKWATER GOUGH By Michael Dummer (2008) The Search for St Alphege’s Sculptor – The Carvings at St Alphege’s Church, Oldfield Park, Bath At long last light has been thrown … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 · 32 Comments

Duffell Family, Forest of Dean Nailors

THE DUFFIELD/DUFFOLD/DUFFELL FAMILY Charles Duffield and Mary Seville of Flaxley  |   Charles Duffield alias Sevill (1755-1830) and Elizabeth Williams (1761-1843) of Littledean and a Nailor of Newent |  James Duffield … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

William Welstead

  WILLIAM WELSTEAD K. S. G. (1847-1929) OF CHELTENHAM by Richard Barton (1992) When I first became interested in the history of Saint Gregory’s Parish, Cheltenham, various older parishioners were … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment