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List of Parish Priests - Church of The Immaculate Conception

In 1856 a foundation stone was laid at Beeches Green in Painswick Parish for a church to serve the Stroud district . The church, dedicated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, was opened in 1857 and comprised nave and north and south aisles built in the Decorated style to designs by Charles Buckler of Oxford.

1856 - 1860

Bernard Morewood

1861

Joseph Portley

1862

Henry Bartlett

1863 - 1866

Paul Stapleton

1867 - 1869

Alphonsus Cavanagh

1870 - 1871

Bertrand Wilberforce

1872 – 1873

Dominic Trenow

1874 – 1880

Joseph Portley

1881 - 1883

Cuthbert Wolseley

1884 – 1886

Edmund Bucker

1887 - 1892

Sadoc Silvester

1893 - 1895

Wilfred Lescher

1896 – 1902

Laurence Peach

1903 - 1907

Ambrose Smith

1908 - 1909

Aloysius Crosse

1910

Alphonsus Hymers

1911

Lewis Thomson

1912 – 1914

Laurence Peach

1915 – 1919

Stephen Fitzgerald

1920

Robert Bracey

1921 – 1924

Lewis Thomson

1925 – 1929

Leo Moore

1930 – 1933

Dunstan Sargent

1934

Philip Darley

1935

Dunstan Sargent

1936 – 1942

Martin Harrison

1943 – 1944

Cyprian Rice

1945 – 1954

Michael Fitzpatrick

1955 – 1967

Edward Hickey

1968 – 1977

William O’Callaghan

1978 – 1995

Thomas Curtis-Hayward

1996 - 2011

David Ryan

2011 - 2018

Thomas Gunning

2018 -

Christopher Whitehead

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