Photo of 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

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 ...Read full memory

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 ...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).