Born, Anne

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 2012. Anne Born, who died in July 2011 soon after her 87th birthday, was a greatly valued member of the Association. She was born Anne Cookes in London on...

Chanter, Rev. Treasurer John Frederick

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1939. THE REV. TREASURER JOHN FREDERICK CHANTER, M.A., F.S.A., was born in 1853, at Barnstaple, in the house now occupied by the North Devon Athenaeum, being the son of...

Sir John Bowring, first president of the DA

Bowring, Sir John

Sir John Bowring. First President of the Devonshire Association. By Mrs. Hester Forbes Julian, F.G.S., F.R.A.I. (Read at Totnes, 21st July, 1920.) During the last decade of his strenuous life Sir John Bowring evinced...

Radford, Emma Louisa

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1937. EMMA LOUISA, LADY RADFORD, J.P., F.R. HIST, SOC., F.S.A., who had been a member of the Association since 1888, died suddenly at Brighton on 26 April, 1937. Her...

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...

Russell, Percy

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1965. PERCY RUSSELL, F.G.A., F.S.A., died suddenly in Dartmouth on 24 September 1964. Born in Leicester in 1890, he was the third son of Samuel Russell, ironfounder. He was...

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...

Radford, Cecily

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1968. CECILY RADFORD, who died on the 31st March 1968 after a long illness, was a member of a family who have contributed greatly to the causes for which...

Keble Martin, William

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 1970. Rev. W. Keble Martin, Hon.D.Sc., F.L.S., passed over in January 1970, in his ninety-third year, after a long and active life, of which a great part, including his...

Laver, Frederick John Murray

Obituary Published in DA Transactions, 2009. FREDERICK JOHN MURRAY LAVER, CBE, Hon. DSc, BSc, CEng, FIEE, FBCS We record with sadness the death, aged 93, of Dr Murray Laver, a longstanding member of the...