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A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Category Archives: Lives bound together

St Bernard’s Monastery at Lower Guiting

St Bernard’s Monastery, Lower Guiting – From the pages of Peter Anson   Peter Anson, ‘The Benedictines of Caldey, the Story of the Anglican Benedictines of Caldey and their Submission to … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cotswold Bruderhof

  The Cotswold Bruderhof by Richard Barton (2016) Eberhard Arnold was a well-known German scholar and in 1920 began with a group of friends to live a communal life – … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Caldey, Prinknash and Nashdom – A Shared Pictorial History

A selection of items from my Postcard and Photograph Collection:   CALDEY 1906-1928 I have tried to limit these to the Benedictine period as there are numerous cards dating from … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · 5 Comments

Prinknash Abbey – Pious Dreams

Prinknash Abbey – Pious Dreams Using contemporary publicity material and appeal brochures to explore the various plans for an enormous Benedictine Monastery at Prinknash Park, Gloucestershire. Alan Brooks in ‘Gloucestershire … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

Father Ignatius of Llanthony

Father Ignatius of Llanthony Photographs and Postcards of Llanthony Abbey from my collection. From ‘Transactions of the Woolhope Club, 1898’ :- “… The majority of the members proceeded first to … Continue reading

September 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

Father Sharpe and the Seddons

Charles Henry Sharpe, M.A. (Oxon) Clerk in Holy Orders Being an avid reader and collector of the works of Peter Anson, I have always been fascinated by his ‘Call of … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 2 Comments