Widey Court

by Pamela MagillPublished December 2012 Widey Court, once the historic Mansion which King Charles I used as his headquarters during the siege of Plymouth in 1643 during the Civil War is no longer in existence. It was...

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The Town in 1498

by Nicholas J. Casley Published December 2012 1498: Columbus, on his third voyage, discovers South America whilst da Gama finds the sea-route to India; Charles VIII of France dies; Erasmus teaches at Oxford; and da...

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A Glimpse of 1830s Plymouth

by Mike Brown (Dartmoor Press)Published December 2012 Being the principal hub of trade and commerce in West Devon, the large Estates roundabouts had a lot of dealings with Plymouth businesses and residents, and their...

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Report on Shaugh Iron Mine

by transcribed by Mike Brown, Dartmoor PressPublished December 2012 Further to the interesting summer visit to the industries at Shaugh Bridge, guided by Peter Roberts, members might be interested in a short report on the...

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Conan Doyle’s “Dry Plates on a Wet Moor”

by Len StephensPublished December 2012 Since my last article on Conan Doyle's connection with Plymouth I have obtained his Photographic essay on Dartmoor which appeared in the British Journal of Photography in November...

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