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.

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

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 play some music for the lovely Heather and Gorse Clog Dancers.   First we tucked into a healthy lunch and coffee at the nearby veggie ...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 am trying to find out more about him and his mother and father, his children were Mary Ann, Susan Ann, William, Samuel, Elizabeth M and John ...Read full memory