Category: Devon

Lydford and its Castle (1879)

This paper by Richard Nicholls Worth dates from 1879 so any conclusions that he draws must be considered in the light of later research. It is notable, however, for including a complete copy of...

John Lethbridge being lowered from a boat in his Diving-Machine

John Lethbridge and his Diving-Machine (1880)

By John S. Amery. (Read at Totnes, July, 1880). In May, 1879, Mr. W. Nosworthy, of Manaton, a member of this Association, invited my brother and myself to his house to examine some coins...

Devonshire Calendar Customs I: Movable Festivals (1936)

By R. Pearse Chope, B. A. (Read at Torquay, 24th June, 1936. ) The Folk-Lore Society has recently published the first volume of British Calendar Customs, comprising the Movable Festivals of all England. These...

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Professorial and Amateur Research in South Devon (1895)

By A. R. Hunt, M.A., F.L.S., F.G.S. (Read at Okehampton, July, 1895.) PREFACE. It is impossible to look back over the records of the Devonshire Association, without noticing how suddenly geological research, which at...