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Johnny Coleman: Humanist Wedding Celebrant for Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

New Humanist Wedding Celebrant for Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds See: JOHNNY COLEMAN I live in Tetbury, Gloucestershire and conduct wedding and partnership ceremonies all over the Cotswolds, the Southwest … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘Woodchester A Gothic Vision’

Woodchester A Gothic Vision: The Story of William Leigh, Benjamin Bucknall and the Building of Woodchester Mansion by Liz Davenport Kindle Edition Liz Davenport, Archivist of Woodchester Mansion Trust has … Continue reading

December 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thanks to ‘New Liturgical Movement’

Encouraging response from Gregory Dipippo, editor of the website -‘New Liturgical Movement’: ‘I am the editor of the website New Liturgical Movement. We cover every aspect of the Church’s liturgical … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Story of Father Ignatius’s Community at New Llanthony Abbey by Hugh Allen

The Story of Father Ignatius’s Community at New Llanthony Abbey by Hugh Allen To the diarist Francis Kilvert, his near neighbour Father Ignatius (born Joseph Leycester Lyne in 1837) seemed … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Moment in Time

To celebrate the publication of Allan Ledger’s book “A Moment in Time; John and Thomas Keble and their Cotswold Life”, please find attached pamphlet with further information. Should you wish … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Closure of Clearwell Chapel

Closure of Clearwell Cemetery Chapel. From Isabel Winstanley: ‘In his book John Middleton Victorian, Provincial Architect, Brain refers to the Mortuary Chapel and says it is in a poor state … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

From St Stephen’s

    The Stones of Saint Stephen’s: A Church and its Architecture  There was a drinks reception and lecture on the history of St Stephen’s Church – ‘The Stones of … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Peter’s Leckhampton

Brian is laid to rest near to a cherry tree in the churchyard at St Peter’s Leckhampton. 

April 19, 2016 · 3 Comments

Cheltenham Local History Society Award

The Cheltenham Local History Society, at its Committee Meeting on 30th April, was unanimous in its decision to give this year’s Peter Smith Award to Brian Torode, posthumously, in recognition of … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

In Lieu of Flowers

From Jacqui Yeomans, Churchwarden and Treasurer at St Stephen’s, Cheltenham…. “In total we have received donations of £2416.47 in Brian’s memory. There were some donations that specified either Water Aid … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment