Newton Abbot, Lloyds Bank 1910

Newton Abbot, Lloyds Bank 1910

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Memories of Newton Abbot

Salem Place 40''S And 50''S

I used to live with my mum, Rosalie, and dad, Joe, brother John and sister Mary in No.2 and later No.4 Salem (it could have been the other way round). The Jim and Doll ...Read full memory

Family Ties

I am at present looking into my family history and have discovered today that my maternal grandmother Mrs Beatrice Maud White was married in this church on the 3rd July 1920. I have ...Read full memory

Heather And Gorse Clog Dancers Outside Austins In Newton Abbot

I had never been to Newton Abbot until today but the excuse for my visit this afternoon was an invitation to bring my accordian and ...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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On 18 January 1908 this scene was far less tranquil - a full scale riot was in progress between Conservative and Liberal supporters after the former won the parliamentary seat by just 559 votes. There was one death, the Conservative Club was stoned, and the visiting Emily Pankhurst had to take refuge in Banbury's County Stores (in the background, behind the horse).

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