Category: Branches

Content relevant to the Branches of the Association

Exeter Branch Report: Aug 2019 to Jan 2020

In early August (2019), several of our members joined local historian Dr David Pugsley at the Half Moon pub in Clayhidon for A re-enactment of the infamous 1853 Clayhidon Murder. Over coffee in the...

East Devon Branch celebrates 70 years

The East Devon Branch of The Devonshire Association was inaugurated seventy years ago on 4th November 1949 when twenty members met at Church House, Sidmouth. Formed to serve the surrounding towns and villages of...

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...

South Devon Branch report for the year to March 2019

Our spring 2018 season consisted of three lectures given by experienced speakers: Derek Gore who described the ongoing archaeological excavations on the Romano-British site near Ipplepen; Michael Martyn who related the sad story of...

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...