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A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Category Archives: Sculptors

William Drinkwater Gough

  WILLIAM DRINKWATER GOUGH By Michael Dummer (2008) The Search for St Alphege’s Sculptor – The Carvings at St Alphege’s Church, Oldfield Park, Bath At long last light has been thrown … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brown Family – Carvers of the Caryatides

Please click on the following link to read a fascinating piece of detective work about the Caryatides of Cheltenham (Adobe Reader required)… Carvers of the Caryatides

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Philip Lindsey Clark

The following notes are the result of joint research by Brian Torode and Richard Barton…   Jesu Salvator Mundi Bas Relief of the head of Christ in black slate with … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

James Ovens

The following notes are the result of joint research by Brian Torode and Richard Barton… C.M. 27.11.1886: Local sculptor Mr Ovens (a pupil of Mr Boulton of this town) has … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Alfred Bernard Wall (1849c – 1923) and W H Best

The following notes are the result of joint research by Brian Torode and Richard Barton… (In the 1851 census for Jacques Court, St Aldates, Gloucester, we find James Wall aged … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

R L Boulton & Sons

The following notes are the result of joint research by Brian Torode and Richard Barton… Believed to be founded in 1839 because Patrick Conoley recalls date of the Centenary Dinner … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 2 Comments