Monthly Archives: April 2011

One Hundred Years Ago from the Bideford Gazette

One Hundred Years ago from the Bideford¬† Gazette Bideford Court At Bideford Town Hall before the Mayor, Mr J.U.Fulford, a man and woman were charged ‘that in New Street they were singing¬† to gather alms.’ The female prisoner was let … Continue reading

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C is for Clovelly

Clovelly is now famous as one of the most picturesque villages in England, and receives huge numbers of visitors each summer. However it remained just a small herring fishing port, quite unknown to the outside world, until writers such as … Continue reading

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