Category: Devon

Restoring Nature for Public Benefit

A presentation by Rosie Hails MBE FRSB FRES Part of our 2020 President’s Symposium. Rosie Hails is Director of Nature and Science at the National Trust. She was formerly Director of Biodiversity and Ecosystem...

Valuing Nature: Unavoidable and necessary

A presentation by Ian Bateman OBE FBA FRSA FRSB Part of our 2020 President’s Symposium. Ian Bateman is Professor of Environmental Economics and Director of the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute at the...

President’s Symposium 2020 – Introduction

An introduction to the Symposium by our President Clare Broom Clare Broom DL has a professional and academic background in nature conservation, planning and countryside management. She spent thirty years working as an academic...

A painting of William Pengelly

Pengelly, The DA and Scholarship (2012)

Full title “William Pengelly, The Devonshire Association, and 150 Years of Scholarship.” by Dr Robin Wootton. You can download a copy by clicking on the downward-pointing icon in the middle of the toolbar below....

Borough in Northam and its Inhabitants (1926)

Full title “Borough, or Burrough, in Northam and its Inhabitants.” by Rev. Prebendary J. F. Chanter. You can download a copy by clicking on the downward-pointing icon in the middle of the toolbar below.

Literary Torquay (1918)

Up to at least the First World War, Torquay was a great magnet for the literati. This paper from 1918 lists many who lived there or visited the resort. There are some who are...

From the Chair 14. Porch

A series of fourteen short pieces written during the first 2020 coronavirus lockdown by our Chair, Dr Sue Andrew, musing on discoveries made during excursions from her Tavistock home. For a continuation series that...

The Anglo-Saxon Mint at Lydford (2002)

This paper by John Allan is in pdf format and can be read using the viewer below. Alternatively a higher resolution copy can be downloaded via this link. John Allan’s year as President of...