Category Archives: Catholic History of Wells

The Recusant History of Wells and Area by Mrs Gill Hogarth

A detailed chronological account of what we know of the families and priests who held to the Catholic faith, or converted to the Catholic faith, after the Reformation (c 1530) until after the end of penal times (mid 19th century) … Continue reading

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The Christian History of Wells by Dr Tim Hopkinson-Ball

The Christian origins of the town of Wells may go back to Roman times. ¬†The excavation of an early mortuary indicates the presence of Christian worship dating from the early Saxon period. ¬†Evidence of Christian burials date from the 8th … Continue reading

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