Category: Sections

Content written by the Sections of the Association

Buildings Section Newsletter – Winter 2020

This newsletter, edited by Section Chair, Dr Helen Wilson, has contributions about some of the lesser-known parts of Exeter Cathedral; a shortened tour in words and images of a historic town house in Crediton;...

Appeal to save Sir Charles Lyell’s Scientific Notebooks

The Devonshire Association and particularly its Geology section is keen to support the following appeal from the University of Edinburgh. “The University of Edinburgh is currently trying to acquire the scientific notebooks of the...

Songs of Devon: Widecombe Fair

If any song is forever Devon, then it is Tom Pearse, or is it Uncle Tom Cobleigh? or Widdicombe Fair? Even if we can’t agree the title or the spelling, we all know of...