Staffordshire Catholic History Society

List of Articles published in the SCHS Journal
Each issue is numbered, with date of publication

No. 1 - July 1961


Sources of Post Reformation Catholic History

M. Greenslade

Staffordshire Benedictine Monks

Frank Roberts

Seventeenth Century Nuns of Louvain, Antwerp and Lierre from Staffordshire families.

Sr. Mary Catherine

Strange News from Staffordshire

Mortimer C. Loftus

The Building of a Public Masshouse in Wolverhampton 1723-1734

Marie Rowlands

The Early History of Sedgley Park

Frank Roberts

Staffordshire Parish Archives


1. St. John the Baptist, Great Haywood

Ruth M. Kidson


No. 2 - Spring 1962


Staffordshire Priest Holes

Michael Hodgetts

Andrew Bromwich

Francis Grady

The Association of the Staffordshire Clergy 1686

Michael Greenslade

Bishop Leyburn at Stafford and Wolverhampton

Michael Greenslade

An Inventory of the Chapel at St. Thomas's

Marie Rowlands

Staffordshire Parish Archives 2. SS Peter & Paul, North Street, Wolverhampton.

Marie Rowlands


No.3 - Spring 1963


The Society of Jesus in Staffordshire

Frank Roberts

Sister Ursula Stafford

Sr. Mary Catherine

The Iron Age of Double Taxes

Marie Rowlands

Edward Ewall, A Note

Marie Rowlands


No.4 - Autumn 1963


Committee Report on Work to be Undertaken


The 1607 Return of Staffordshire Catholics

Marie Rowlands

Ashley 1.

Josephine Bailey

The Last Journey of Blessed Dominic Barberi

Sr. Mary Barbara O.P.


No. 5 - Autumn 1964


A list of Staffordshire Recusants 1641

Ann J. Kettle

Ashley 2.

Josephine Bailey


No. 6 - Summer 1965


Staffordshire Papists in 1767 1. (Abbots Bromley-Leigh)

Marie Rowlands


No. 7 - Autumn 1965


Staffordshire Papists in 1767 2. (Lichfield-Yoxall)

Marie Rowlands


No. 8 - Winter 1966-67


The Royal Hiding Places at Boscobel and Moseley

Michael Hodgetts

Wards and Protégés: Thomas Clifford's Interest in Catholic Education

Patrick J Doyle

Staffordshire Catholics in the 1851 Religious Census

Michael Greenslade

No. 9 - Winter 1967-68



Brigadier T.B. Trappes-Lomax


No. 10 - Summer 1968


Mother Margaret Hallahan in Staffordshire

Srs. Mary Cecilly and Mary Barbara O.P.


No. 11 - Spring 1970


The Boy of Bilson (photolithographic reprint of the pamphlet in the William Salt Library)


No. 12 - 1972


Venerable William Southerne

Ann M.C. Forster

A Seventeenth-century Piety Stall

D. A. Johnson

The Confirmation Register of 1768-93 of Thomas Talbot, Vicar Apostolic of the Midland District

Frank Roberts

Catholics of the Cisalpine School: Thomas Giffard 1764-1823, and William Giffard 1789-1861

Patrick J. Doyle


No. 13 - 1973


Staffordshire Papists in 1705 and 1706

Michael Greenslade


No. 14 - 1974


Catholic Chapels in Staffordshire from the Catholic Magazine and Review Vol v 1834 and Vol vi 1835.


No. 15 - 1974


Yieldfields Hall 1701 and West Bromwich 1877: two Black Country documents

Michael Greenslade

The Converts of Laurence Loraine

Justin McLoughlin O.F.M

Catholic Registers of the Chillington Area 1771-95

Marie Rowlands

A Proposed Confirmation Route 1802

J.D. McEvilly

An Irish Franciscan at Colwich Staffordshire

Bartholomew Egan O.F.M


No. 16 - 1976


A matter of Purgatory

D. A. Johnson

St. Giles' Cheadle: its Priests 1827-1874

J. Connelly

Anti Catholicism and the Priesthood in the 19th century Black Country

Richard H. Trainor


No. 17 - 1977


The 1767 Return of Staffordshire Papists

Michael Greenslade


No. 18 - 1978


Sequestrations for Recusancy in Staffordshire 1640

T.S. Smith

The Considerable Papists of Staffordshire in 1680

Michael Greenslade

The Catholic Ascendancy in the Midlands1685-88

J. A. Hilton

Passionist Missions and Retreats in Staffordshire 1842-50

Declan O'Sullivan C.P.

The Very Rev. George Morgan, D.D.

F. C. Husenbeth with notes by F.G. Roberts


No. 19 - 1980


The Whitgreaves of Moseley

A.H. Chatwin

Robert, William and Henry Richmond

F.C. Husenbeth with notes by F.G. Roberts

Elizabeth Prout, Foundress of the Sisters of the Cross and Passion

Sr. Dominic Savio, C.P.


No. 20 - 1981


Historical Sketches of Missions from The Official Catholic Directory of the Province of Birmingham


Staffordshire and the French Exiled Clergy

Dominic Bellenger

Thomas Richmond and Codsall House School

Ann J. Kettle


No. 21 - 1982


Staffordshire 'No Popery' 1850-1

Michael Greenslade


No. 22 - 1984


Frank Roberts and the Staffordshire Catholic History Society (A memorial tribute)

Michael Greenslade

Staffordshire Recusants in 1635

Jane Hampartumian

The Mausoleum at Aston Hall near Stone

J. A. May

Ecclesiastic Buildings in Staffordshire by A.W.N. Pugin

Simon Bliss


No. 23 - 1988


Blessed Robert Sutton

Francis Grady and A.W. Neal

Staffordshire Recusants in the 1660's

Jane Hampartumian

The English Seminary, Bruges, and some Staffordshire Clergy

Stewart Foster

Finishing Frank (comments on completing Frank Roberts' work, "A History of Sedgley Park and Cotton College")

Neil Henshaw

Croxden Revived

Ethelreda Hales


No. 24 - 1990


A list of Staffordshire Recusants 1678-80

Dudley Fowkes and Michael Greenslade

St. Joseph's, Chasetown in 1891

Michael Greenslade

Sr. Mary Barbara Pierce O.P. (A memorial tribute)

John May

Note: in 1991 the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Societies merged and became the Midlands Catholic History Society and the journal was published under that name.

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