Newton Abbot, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Newton Abbot and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Wolborough Church

My paternal grandparents, William Harris and Millie Bray were married here 30th July 1921 No idea why they chose this church, although beautiful, they were living in Garston Avenue at the time and there are several churches closer than Wolborough

Johnson Family

My grandmother Selina Lucy Tank Hotten fell pregnant at the age of 18 years. Her father, Charles Henry Hotten was a gardener and felt he would lose his job if anyone found out about ...Read full memory

Police Constable John Baker

My great grandfather lived at 49 Chapel Hill, Highweek, Newton Abbot. He was 39 then and he had a wife called Susan and 6 children. He was a policeman in Highweek and I ...Read full memory

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