Babbacombe Pottery (S Devon Branch)

A talk by Brian Lownds-Pateman about Babbacombe Pottery, his family business. It was started by his grandfather in 1921 who provided a printing and photography service before he began making red pottery jars filled...

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...

Some Old Farm Implements and Operations (1918)

By Richard Pearse Chope, B.A. (Read at Torquay, 24th July, 1918.) As the Torquay Museum possesses the only collection in the county of old farm implements, in the formation of which it was my...

150th Annual Conference, Torquay 2012

The Devonshire Association’s 150th anniversary conference and AGM was held from Thursday to Sunday, 24–27 May 2012 at the Torquay Museum. The social programme included a Reception with supper and musical entertainment at the Living...