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.

Whyte Family

I am researching family history and have established that the wife of my 2nd Great-Grand Uncle lived at Haccombe House in 1881. His name was James Richard Whyte, he married Janet Bogle in 1874. she was his second wife, his ...Read full memory

A memory of Newton Abbot by N Farrar

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 ...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 not been to the church before but on my next ...Read full memory