Category: People

People associated with the DA

Acland, Richard Thomas Dyke

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1991. SIR RICHARD THOMAS DYKE ACLAND, Bt. Members who attended the Annual Meeting of the Association in Tiverton in 1974 will recall with pleasure the inauguration of Sir Richard...

Alexander, J. J.

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1942. JOHN JAMES ALEXANDER, M.A., F.R.Hist. SOC., J.P., was the eldest surviving son of Joseph Alexander, J.P.; his mother was Mary Frances Gouldsbury Long, daughter and heiress of Francis...

Bidder, George Parker

President of the DA 1869-70. Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1879. George Parker Bidder was a native of Moretonhampstead, in this county, and was brought into public notice at a very early age through...

Bracken, Charles William

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1951. Charles William Bracken, B.A., F.R.E.S., was born at Plymouth 30th June, 1868 and died 6th November, 1950. His long life was spent mainly at Plymouth, to which city...

Brown, Theo

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1993. THEO BROWN 1914–1993 Theo Brown was born during World War 1, the daughter of a Welsh scholar later the head of a department of the British Museum. His...

Burnard, Robert

Obituary Text published in DA Transactions, 1920. ROBERT BURNARD, J.P., F.S.A. Mr. Robert Burnard who died on the 15th April, 1920, was the son of the late Mr. Charles Frederick Burnard, one of the...

Chope, Richard Pearse

President of the DA 1926–7. Obituary Published in Transactions, 1938. RICHARD PEARSE CHOPE, J.P., B.A., the eldest son of Thomas Chope, yeoman, was born at his father’s farmhouse, Farford, 21st September, 1862. He came...

Copeland, G. W.

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1968. GUSTAVE WILFRED COPELAND, well known as an antiquary in the Westcountry, died on November 21st, 1967 at the age of 74. He had been the Honorary Secretary of...

Cruwys, Margaret Campbell Speke

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1968. Margaret Campbell Speke Cruwys was a Devonian by marriage. She was in her teens when she came with her parents, Colonel and Mrs. Abercrombie, from her native Scotland...

Fortescue, Hugh, 4th Earl

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1933. HUGH, FOURTH EARL FORTESCUE, K.C.B., T.D., J.P., C.A., eldest son of Hugh, third Earl Fortescue, was born on 16 April, 1854. He acquitted himself with distinction both at...