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Appeal to save Sir Charles Lyell’s Scientific Notebooks

The Devonshire Association and particularly its Geology section is keen to support the following appeal from the University of Edinburgh. “The University of Edinburgh is currently trying to acquire the scientific notebooks of the...

Exeter Branch Report: Mar to May 2019

On Wednesday 13th March (2019), former economist and journalist Philip Agar gave a fascinating talk at the Mint Methodist Church Centre (Exeter) based on his latest book Stumbling through wartime childhood*, which is part...

President’s Symposium, October 2019

The subject of this year’s symposium is Exeter Cathedral. To be held at Petroc College, Tiverton on Saturday 5 October, and hosted by our 2019–20 President John Allan. Nowadays, after many generations of study,...

157th Annual Conference, Launceston 2019

The Devonshire Association’s 157th Annual Conference and AGM was held at the The Eagle House Hotel and the Town Hall in Launceston, Cornwall from Friday 31 May to Sunday 2 June 2019. As the...

Resolution for AGM 1 June 2019

The Devonshire Association Annual General Meeting 1 June 2019 Rule 61 requires that a rule may be changed only by the approval of a two-thirds majority of Members present at a General Meeting. Under...

Coryton's Cove, Dawlish

Exeter Branch report: Aug 2018 to Jan 2019

On Wednesday 8 August 2018, Tony Buller led a party along Dawlish seafront to learn about: (a) the transformation of the town from a medieval agricultural community to a fashionable watering place and then...