Blanche Parry, close to Queen Elizabeth I for 56 years, was pre-eminent at the centre of the Elizabethan Court. Lord Burghley was her friend and cousin. She was buried at St Margaret's, Westminster, and there is a fine monument to her in St Faith's, Bacton in the Golden Valley. She was also the great aunt of Rowland Vaughan.
Historical records and online resources for study of the people and places in the ten modern-day parishes which together formed the ancient lands of Ewyas Lacy, namely Craswall, Cusop, Llancillo, Llanveynoe, Longtown [with Clodock], Michaelchurch Escley, Newton, Rowlestone, St Margarets, Walterstone.
Carries out research into the past of Garway and surrounding places. Interested in how historical events, from the Bronze Age to the present day, impacted on our area and influenced the bigger picture of social development.
The Anglican parishes of Madley, Peterchurch, Tyberton and Vowchurch & Turnastone, which form a group benefice. The website provides details of services, other events and an introduction to church history.