Book Review – St Martin’s Island

Todd Gray and Sue Jackson, St Martin’s Island. An introductory history of forty-two Exeter buildings. The Mint Press, Exeter, 2017, 192 pp, full colour illustrations, £15.00, pbk, ISBN 978 1 903356–71–5 As flames engulfed...

Lydford and its Castle (1879)

This paper by Richard Nicholls Worth dates from 1879 so any conclusions that he draws must be considered in the light of later research. It is notable, however, for including a complete copy of...

Devon Place-Names Project

Devon Place-Names Project A Devonshire Association member-led project in conjunction with the Devon History Society. Why the project? To encourage and involve individuals and local societies in recording the minor names of their parish/locality....

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The Athelstan Myth (1916)

By J. J. Alexander, M.A., J.P. (Read at Plymouth, 19th July, 1916.) The personality of Athelstan, eldest grandson of Alfred the Great, is for students of history a singularly attractive one. He seems to...

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...