A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

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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

Sharpness: Catholic Chapel of Our Lady Star of the Sea

Sharpness Chapel: An Episode   By Jane Bradshaw (1989) I first became interested in the Catholic chapel at Sharpness when I was looking at the list of documents held at … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nympsfield and the Leigh Family

Nympsfield and the Leigh Family by Sheila Dennison Journal of the Gloucestershire and North Avon Catholic History Society. Spring 1990, Issue No 13               … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

Hobbs Family of Tytherington

HOBBS FAMILY OF TYTHERINGTON I am indebted to many people who are also interested in this family including  Dennis Pullen, Roger Howell, Ruth Withers and also Allan Baddeley who wrote … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cooper Family of Hawkesbury

COOPER FAMILY OF HAWKESBURY George Cooper of Hawkesbury |   John Cooper (-1720) and Martha (-1721) Bran Carrier of Hawkesbury   |   Joseph Cooper (1695-) and Mary Bayly (alias … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · 3 Comments

City of Gloucester Police

1. Policing in the City of Gloucester 1483 – 1988 by Pc 509 Richard Barton, Community Services Department, 1988  THE CHARTER Gloucester was incorporated by Richard III in 1483, the town … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · Leave a comment