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Dean Close’s fight against ‘Romanism’

Brian Torode –  Lecture Notes for his illustrated talk on Dean Close and the Roman Catholics of Cheltenham Cheltenham had had a Roman Catholic presence certainly since the end of … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pio Cianchettini

PIO LEWIS FREDERICK CIANCHETTINI  (1799-1851) OF CHELTENHAM by Richard Barton (1993) Glancing through copies of “The Cheltenham Looker-On” in the Cheltenham Public Library recently, I came upon a sad little … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Caffieri Family

The Caffieri Family of Cheltenham by Richard Barton (1993)  St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham, contains a fine series of nineteenth century stained glass windows inserted by John Hardman of Birmingham between … 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

Mary Blount, nee Canning

Mary Blount, nee Canning, and her family of Cheltenham by Philippa Hunter (Should you wish to reproduce these  family photographs please apply to the webmaster at btsarnia@gmail.com or use the … Continue reading

May 30, 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 Gregory’s Cheltenham 1809-1852

(I) BIRDSALL AND THE FOUNDING OF THE CHELTENHAM MISSION (II) AFTER BIRDSALL (1837-1852) (I) BIRDSALL AND THE FOUNDING OF THE CHELTENHAM MISSION By Richard Barton (1988) ‘Death at Broadway, Worcestershire, … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sarah Neve and the Catholic Church in Chipping Sodbury

Sarah Neve, Chipping Sodbury and Cheltenham by Richard Barton (1989) Dr George Oliver wrote of Chipping Sodbury in his ‘Collections…’ published in 1857: ‘Here Mrs Neve who realized the character … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

Nazareth House, Cheltenham

NAZARETH HOUSE, CHELTENHAM, FROM 1884 UNTIL 1916 by Richard Barton (1988) From 1884 Nazareth House was one of the chief outlets for charitable works in Cheltenham. The present community of … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Anti-Catholicism in Cheltenham

ANTI-CATHOLICISM IN NINETEENTH CENTURY CHELTENHAM By Richard Barton (1988) PART 1: BEFORE THE RESTORATION OF THE HIERARCHY Between the passing of the Catholic Emancipation Bill in 1829 and the Restoration … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment