Tagged: archives

Devon Rural Archive Study Day (History Section)

A visit to the Devon Rural Archive, Shilstone, Modbury. 11:00 Members begin to arrive and enjoy morning coffee in the exhibition gallery 11:30 Introduction to the DRA 12:30 Sandwich Lunch with tea and coffee...

Bideford Branch report: Oct to Dec 2017

The autumn meetings kicked off in October 2017 with local historian and author, Paul Rendell from Okehampton, describing his fascinating work as a Dartmoor Guide. Known as ‘Dartmoor Paul’ he has been a Dartmoor...

Give a man a scanner (Bideford Branch)

A talk by Stephen Hobbs, “Give a man a scanner – Hartland Digital Archive”. As originator of Hartland Digital Archive and Hon. Archivist at Hartland Abbey, he will describe his project in Hartland, the...

East Devon Branch report: Sep 2015 to Jan 2016

In late September 2015, branch members visited the Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth, which was designed by Sir Aston Webb and built between 1899 and 1905. First stop was on the Quarter Deck,...