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From the Chair – travelling round Devon

Sue Andrew muses on the discoveries that she makes as she travels around Devon.
No. 19 “Insects”

The Lost Chronicle of Barnstaple

As mentioned by Todd Gray on BBC Radio Devon on 22 July, you can read/download the book here.

East Devon Branch report to June 2020

As a reminder of normal times, so little time ago, here's a report of our East Devon Branch's activities before lockdown.

Have a look at our Devon section

We have plenty of papers, articles, etc. to read in our Devon section. Here's a paper by John Allan about the Anglo-Saxon mint at Lydford.


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About us

The Devonshire Association (DA) was founded in 1862 and is now an educational charity dedicated to the study and appreciation of all matters relating to the county of Devon in south-west England. It is the only society concerned with every aspect of Devon and is the only one of its kind in Britain. Read more...

What's on?

In a normal year, The Devonshire Association organises well over a hundred activities throughout Devon: talks, excursions, training sessions and annual Conferences and Symposia. Many of these events are open to non-members. Read more...

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If you are not yet a member of the Association, why not join us, for a modest annual subscription? You will learn more about Devon each year and may even contribute to our knowledge of this fascinating county. You can now join online – read more...