Nature’s nippers

In October 2018, Jan Freedman, Curator of Natural History, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, gave a talk to the DA’s Forum. He shares below news of The Box in Plymouth and an exciting...

John Lethbridge being lowered from a boat in his Diving-Machine

John Lethbridge and his Diving-Machine (1880)

By John S. Amery. (Read at Totnes, July, 1880). In May, 1879, Mr. W. Nosworthy, of Manaton, a member of this Association, invited my brother and myself to his house to examine some coins...

Exmouth Warren, and its threatened destruction (1872)

By J. M. Martin, C.E., F.M.S. (Read at Exeter, July, 1872.) The encroachment of the sea on the Exmouth Warren was the title of a paper read by Captain Peacock, F.R.G.S., originally, before the...