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First Steps in Family History

First Steps in Family History

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First Steps in Family History

Gloucester’s Best Kept Secret

Gloucester’s Best Kept Secret

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Gloucester’s Best Kept Secret

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Gloucester-born John Stafford Smith (1750-1836) was the son of Martin Smith an organist of the Cathedral. He attended Gloucester Cathedral school where he was a choir boy. By the 1770s he had a acquired a reputation as a distinguished composer and organist. He composed music for the Anacreontic Society's constitutional song entitled

Gloucester-born John Stafford Smith (1750-1836) was the son of Martin Smith an organist of the Cathedral. He attended Gloucester Cathedral school where he was a choir boy. By the 1770s he had a acquired a reputation as a distinguished composer and organist. He composed music for the Anacreontic Society's constitutional song entitled "To Anacreon in Heaven", which was later used to accompany the lyrics of The Star-Spangled Banner and designated the national anthem of the United States in 1931. John Stafford Smith is buried in Gloucester Cathedral.

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  • Gloucestershire Leisure Craft Activities - Lechlade Craft Barn

    Lechlade Craft Barn
    Crafting in the Cotswolds - what's not to love? Craft workshops in the beautiful market town of Lechlade-on-Thames on the borders of Gloucestershire,

    Lechlade Craft Barn
  • Gloucestershire Leisure Craft Activities - Jolly Super Things

    Jolly Super Things
    Fun and fabulous craft workshops and exciting events. Jennie Turner-Maskell is an acclaimed maker and craft tutor, teaching at national craft events,

    Jolly Super Things
  • Gloucestershire Leisure Art Groups - Tewkesbury Art Society

    Tewkesbury Art Society
    Tewkesbury Art Society is a long established, friendly and supportive group for artists of all ages and abilities. We welcome everyone from beginners

    Tewkesbury Art Society
  • Gloucestershire Wedding & Parties Party - Mixed Ideas - A W Kids Parties

    A W Kids Parties
    Popular themes and dance based children's parties in the Gloucestershire area. Full entertainment packages available, please get in contact for furthe

    A W Kids Parties
  • Gloucestershire Services Domestic Services - Pave-Drive Ltd

    Pave-Drive Ltd
    Whether it’s a new Tarmac, Resin or Block Pave drive. Patios, Garden Walls, Landscaping or Artificial Lawns then Pave-Drive is the Counties number 1 c

    Pave-Drive Ltd
  • Gloucestershire Leisure Cycling Clubs - Cycle Stars

    Cycle Stars
    Cycle Stars is a youth cycling club providing coaching for children aged between 5-16 years old. The club is affiliated to British Cycling and the Bri

    Cycle Stars