Category: News

DA news items

From the Chair

The River My house, a Duke of Bedford cottage, built in Tavistock in 1857, has steps leading down to the River Tavy. Life along the water is ever changing. After heavy rain in the...

Regarding COVID-19 (updated 30 Mar)

30 March 2020 Our Registrar will continue to provide the normal services as far as is possible. Please note, though, that the phone number has changed to 07742 148 865. Details are on the...

Events news (updated 18 Mar 2020)

This page notifies recent additions and changes to events – both our own and selected external events. To keep up to date, you should also check the Notices page, where other news is reported....

Notices (updated 26 Feb 2020)

This is the place for notices and short news items that will be of interest to members of the DA. You may also wish to look at the Events news page where new events...

158th Annual Conference, Bideford 2020

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. The Devonshire Association’s 158th Annual Conference and AGM was due to...

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...

Website Update (Autumn 2019)

(Based on an item published in DA News, Autumn 2019) It’s been a year since my last report and I’d like to start with a few figures… Statistics Our new website has been online...

President’s Symposium, October 2019

The subject of our 2019 symposium was Exeter Cathedral. Held at Petroc College, Tiverton on Saturday 5 October, it was hosted by our 2019–20 President John Allan. Nowadays, after many generations of study, the...

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...