A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

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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 · 3 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

Memorial at St Stephen’s Church

The members of the congregation at St Stephen’s, Tivoli, Cheltenham, have raised funds for a wall plaque for their church in memory of Father Brian. It is situated in the … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · Leave a comment