Category: Devon

The Original Main Road West of Exeter (1918)

By T. J. Joce. (Read at Torquay, July 25th, 1918.) We may take it as granted that there was a Celtic settlement previous to the Roman occupation on the red sandstone bluff above the...

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A Gold-Washing Apparatus (1888)

By the Rev. S. Baring-Gould, M.A. (Read at Exeter, July, 1888 ) I have been allowed, by the kindness of Mr. Moses Bawden, to make careful drawings of a curious zinc article found in...

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Twelve Months’ Notes on Birds in the South Hams District (1899)

Full title: “Twelve Months’ Notes on Birds in the South Hams District (August, 1898–1899)” By E. A. Savage Elliot, M.R.C.S., Member British Ornithologists’ Union. (Read at Great Torrington, August, 1899.) Towards the end of...

The Exeter and Dartmouth Road (1912)

By T. J. Joce. (Read at Exeter, 24th July, 1912.) The Roman power, having firmly established itself on the outpost above the Exe, an admirably chosen position, which has made the city to this...

Inscription on obelisk to W. J. Wills in Totnes

Wills, The Australian Explorer (1893)

By T. W. Windeatt. (Read at Torquay, July, 1893.) The little town and ancient borough of Totnes has during its lengthened history been the birthplace of men, not a few of whom have made...

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The Black Assizes in the West (1884)

By Frederick Willcocks, M.D. (Read at Newton Abbot, July, 1884.) The name of “Black Assizes” has been applied to several fatal epidemics of typhus or gaol fever which broke out at the County Assizes...

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On Earthquakes in Devonshire – Supplement (1885)

By Edward Parfitt. (Read at Seaton, July, 1885.) As a supplement to the paper I had the honour of reading to the Association last year on “Earthquakes in Devonshire”, I now mention two or...