'A public meeting was held here the first week in February in connection with the settlement of the Rev. John B. Brasted. The attendance was large and gratifying. The Rev. T. Page, Independent minister presided. Mr Cavil, Mr Pegler, the senior deacon, Mr Mapson and the Rev J.B Brown of Cirencester conducted the services. [Baptist Magazine 1865]
[The Baptist magazine -
'DIED July 17,1826, the venerable Mr. Joseph Burchell, of Tetbury, Gloucestershire, in the 67th year of his pastorate over the Baptist Church in that town and in the 83rd year of his age. The tenor of his course was unobtrusive, yet attractive and commanding, from his constant practical illustration of the Christian virtues, the amiableness of his temper, and the sanctity of his character' [died 17 July 1826]
Pastor for 50 years. Grandfather of Thomas Burchell.
1823 listed in 'List of the Particular or Calvinistic Baptist churches in England' from The Baptist Magazine 1823; missionary in Jamaica for 22 years.
married Bridget UK from Kilkhampton, CON; 3 children born Redbrook, MON and Tetbury. In Tetbury by 1851.
Vicar of Tetbury 1881-
of Cardiff College accepted pastorate of Tetbury group of churches 6/1924
Mr T.H. Jones, of Pontypool College, has accepted the unanimous invitation of the church at Tetbury. 30/9/1862 ordained 'On September 30th Mr T H Jones, of Pontypool College was ordained as pastor of the church at Tetbury. The revs. T Jones of Chepstow, A.J.Ashworth of Uley, W Yates of Stroud and Dr Thomas of Pontypool conducted the services. In the evening there was apublic meeting, when addresses were delivered by ther revs. F Overbury, W Yates, A Ashworth, C Deavin, T Page and Dr Thomas' [Baptist Magazine vol 54 1862]
listed in Baptist Magazine as Pastor of the congregation at Tetbury
Particular Baptist Minister
A former woolstapler, appointed Baptist pastor in 1721 -
died in Exeter 1796?
accepted position in March 1895
An obituary for Thomas Townsend 5/10/1929 Cheltenham Chronicle
‘The funeral took place at St Saviour’s churchyard Tetbury of Mr Thomas Townsend aged 79y. The vicar [Rev.Dr Thompson]officiated. The deceased was well known in Tetbury, having for a number of years been the landlord of an ancient but now defunct hostelry called the Boot Inn. Later he went into business as a farmer and haulier.’
left for Footscray, KEN from 4/12/1955
born Appledore, Dev 1808; became a sailor but gave up at the pleadings of his mother. Became converted and subsequently baptised 1833; 1861 came to Tetbury but not long after his arrival symptons of consumption appeared. Resigned after only a few months. Returned to Appledore but died shortly after in 1862.