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Category Archives: Tivoli and St Stephen’s Church

W. E. Ellery Anderson and St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham

William Elbert Ellery Anderson and the changes made to the Sanctuary of the Church of St Stephen, Tivoli, on the Eve of the Second World War On 8th October 1939 … Continue reading

April 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

St Stephen’s Cheltenham – Notes and Queries

St Stephen’s Church, Tivoli, Notes and Queries by Brian Torode I. Joyce Kirkland – Parish Profile 1973 II. Reverend Edward Cornford, Assistant Curate of Christ Church, Cheltenham, and first Curate … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Photographs of St Stephen’s Tivoli

Photographs from the Collection of the Late Father Brian Torode ‘This Church was designed by John Middleton and built in stages: chancel 1873-4, transept 1876, tall nave with lean-to aisles … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 Stephen’s War Memorial Chapel

ST STEPHEN’S CHURCH, TIVOLI, CHELTENHAM The War Memorial Chapel was created out of the existing South Transept. It was dedicated at 3 pm on Sunday May 9th 1920 by Edgar … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Diary of John Crook

Please click on the following link to read a fascinating personal record of the changes John (“Jack”) Crook had witnessed during his lifetime in Tivoli, Whaddon (Cheltenham) and the Forest … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Story of Tivoli

Download here to read the full text of Brian Torode’s book on Tivoli: INTRODUCTION This story of Tivoli has been written after several years of collecting material both written and … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment