Category: Devon

The Old Devon Farm-House. Part I. (1920)

Full title: The Old Devon Farm-House. Part I. Its Exterior Aspect and General Construction. by Charles H. Laycock. (Read at Totnes, 21st July, 1920.) In these days of rapid changes and improvements, of universal...

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The Athelstan Myth (1916)

By J. J. Alexander, M.A., J.P. (Read at Plymouth, 19th July, 1916.) The personality of Athelstan, eldest grandson of Alfred the Great, is for students of history a singularly attractive one. He seems to...

Stones found at Swincombe, Dartmoor (1870)

Full title: Stones found at Swincombe (Dartmoor), Probably Connected with Ancient Mining There. By P. F. S. Amery. (Read at Devonport, July, 1870.) In 1866 I was informed by a miner who worked on...

Some Old Farm Implements and Operations (1918)

By Richard Pearse Chope, B.A. (Read at Torquay, 24th July, 1918.) As the Torquay Museum possesses the only collection in the county of old farm implements, in the formation of which it was my...

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A Lost Lake (1920)

By The Rev. S. Baring-Gould, M.A. (Read at Totnes, 21st July, 1920.) Lo, Loo, Lu, Lugh in Cornish, Llwch in Welsh, Louc’h in Breton, are the equivalents of the Gaelic Loch. As in Gaelic...

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North Devon Customs and Superstitions (1867)

By J. R. Chanter. (Read at Barnstaple, 24th July 1867) DEVON in general, and North Devon in particular, has been very retentive of ancient customs, habits, and superstitions. Its folk-lore is especially interesting from...

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On Prison Discipline (1867)

By E. Vivian, J.P. (Read at Barnstaple, 24th July 1867) As a committee was appointed at the last quarter sessions of this county, on the motion of our first President, to investigate and report...