I have edited and referenced this work,
on the development of Roman Catholicism
in 19th century
Wolverhampton, in dedication to its author, my late brother.
James Michael QUIRKE
(1947 – 2001)
Truly a dedicated and inspirational
May he rest in peace
Patrick A. Quirke
ROMAN CATHOLICISM IN WOLVERHAMPTON
1828 - 1865
In this article James Quirke examines Roman Catholicism
in Wolverhampton in the decades after the death of Bishop Milner,
telling a sorry tale of agitation against immigrants but revealing much
about life in 19th century Wolverhampton.
Footnote references are, for the purposes of presenting
the article as web pages, given here as inline notes in square brackets.
Click on the links to individual chapters below or read
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foot of this and each succeeding page.
1. The Growth of
the Catholic community in Wolverhampton