Newton Abbot, Lloyds Bank 1910

Newton Abbot, Lloyds Bank 1910

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Memories of Newton Abbot

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

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

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History

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).