Newton Abbot, Lloyds Bank 1910

Newton Abbot, Lloyds Bank 1910

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Memories of Newton Abbot

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

Haccombe House

I live at Haccombe House now and would love to know more infomation on its past. If more photos are available that would be great as we have them up around the House!

A memory of Newton Abbot

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

New

This is where I live in a road called Windsor Close, built around 1995. Views are amazing but it could do with more countryside as it was in past times, as shown here.

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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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