Entries tagged 'religion'

The following 16 entries have been tagged using the term religion. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

St Sampson’s travels
Journeys of Guernsey's patron saint

Guillaume de Beauvoir appointed dean of English Church in Geneva
Guernsey-botn Guillaume de Beauvoir fled to Geneva to escape persecution and was appointed dean of the English Church

The original Torteval church was consecrated
The current Torteval church sits in the same yard but sightly offset from the 1140 building

Wesleyans celebrated 100 years on Guernsey
The Methodists marked their centenary with a parade and concert.

A minister was found dead at Icart Point
The Wesleyan minister had reportedly slashed his own throat.

The Guernsey Martyrs were burned at the stake
The sisters and their mother were convicted of being protestants.

Three Jewish women are deported from Guernsey
Three Jewish women who found themselves stranded on Guernsey were deported to Auschwitz during the occupation.

Death of the Vicar General of the Channel Islands
Monsignor Hickey was born on Guernsey in 1877 and died in 1952.

Guernsey Mormon Sampson Avard dies in Illinois
Sampson Avard was a leader in the early Mormon church who was excommunicated after turning against the church leaders.

Antiquarian William Collings Lukis was born
Guernsey-bown William Collings Lukis was a renowned historian, and for 30 years was a rector in Yorkshire.