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John Middleton – Victorian Provincial Architect

ISBN 978-953-99762-5-3  (2008) Publisher: Accent d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia A few new copies of this book are still available at £15.00 each (plus postage and package). For more details please email … Continue reading

November 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cheltenham Ladies’ College

Cheltenham Ladies’ College – Development of the Bayshill Site Brian Torode (2006) CHELTENHAM LADIES’ COLLEGE. 1854 Original College at Cambray – mostly day girls. Miss Annie Proctor Head Mistress until … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Suffolk Lawn and Lypiatt Terrace, Cheltenham

Suffolk Lawn and Lypiatt Terrace, Cheltenham by Brian Torode (2007)   Perhaps one of the most socially important people in Cheltenham in the late eighteenth century was John de la … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

History of Southam, Gloucestershire

Southam – An Historical Account of the Hamlet and Parish of Southam in Gloucestershire (June 1962) by Brian E. Torode Back in 1962 Brian Torode produced this historical study of … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hebrew Community of Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud by Brian Torode

the-hebrew-community-of-cheltenham-full Press on the link above   This is a complete copy of the original 1989 edition of ‘The Hebrew Community of Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud’ by Brian Torode. This … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brian’s Retirement Party Video

Brian was Head Teacher of Elmfield Junior School, Swindon Road, Cheltenham, from 1982 until his retirement in 1996. His retirement party took place on Monday 16th December at the school … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · 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

John Middleton and Son, Architects

The Full Text of Brian’s Life of John Middleton (2004) Brian wrote in the beginning of ‘John Middleton – Victorian, Provincial Architect’ – ‘A more detailed and comprehensive version of … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Education Sunday 2012

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2012 Education Sunday THE EVE OF THE QUEEN’S 6OTH ANNIVERSARY OF ACCESSION ON 6TH FEBRUARY 1952 Today we are encouraged to focus on the theme of … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Education Sunday 2011

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2011, Education Sunday In today’s epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians we heard: According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment