A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Tag Archives: St Gregory’s Cheltenham

Chapel of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Prestbury

In August 1895 the house known as ‘Wayside’ in Mill Lane, Prestbury, was purchased with the object of establishing a Catholic mission in the village which would be served from … Continue reading

August 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Dom Edmund Ceolfrid Trehearne O.S.B. – ‘Martyr of Charity’

Dom Edmund Ceolfrid Trehearne O. S. B. – ‘Martyr of Charity’ Some years ago a member of the old Cheltenham Catholic Family of Rotundo gave me a photograph of Father … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

‘Living Stones’ and ‘Completing the Good Work’

St Gregory’s Church, Cheltenham   ‘Living Stones’ (2013) and ‘Completing the Good Work’ (2018) by Joanna Vials       The development of the 19th century Catholic mission The building … Continue reading

February 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Indomitable Mr Cotham

The Indomitable Mr Cotham – Missioner, Convict Chaplain and Monk Joanna Vials ISBN 978 085244 928 8 Gracewing Ltd   £25.00 620 page paperback   See: James Ambrose Cotham … Continue reading

February 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

St Gregory’s Cheltenham – David Burke remembers…

David Burke has kindly allowed me to reproduce these fascinating articles: From ‘Days gone by in Cheltenham’ – Memories of David Burke I. Christmas 1945 During the war there was … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Postlip Chapel

To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled, ‘The Roman Catholic Church of St James the Great, Postlip,’ please press the link below:

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

St Gregory’s Cheltenham – Photographs

St Gregory’s Cheltenham in Photographs More photographs from the collection of Richard Barton and the Late Brian Torode may be added in due course… 1908       Dom Robert … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment