Author Archives: Peter Jackson

Catholic Archives Society publication

A review of a recent book, ‘Memory and mission’ has been posted on this site: the full review can be found here.

2019 Conference

The Religous Archives Group will be holding its anual conference on 13 May 2019 at the Salvation Army International Heritage Centre, William Booth College, on the subject ‘Religion and Architecture’. The detailed programme is here and the booking form is here.

Catholic Archives Society Conference 2018

We draw members attention to this event:

Catholic Archives Society
Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 May
High Leigh Conference Centre
Lord Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
EN11 8SG
Tel: 01992 463016

The conference home page, with the full programme and booking form, is at

New England Company

The Religious Archives Group will begin posting regular items on our website, whether they are news items or general interest. Further to the posting I made on the Religious Archives list serve in the summer, I will post our first item on our website about the New England Company.

The New England Company was founded in 1649, becoming the first English Protestant missionary society. Originally called the ‘Society for the propagation of the gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America’, its initial aim was to convert Native Americans to Christianity through the work of missionaries.

Please follow this link for the full article: