Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wreck at Westward Ho!

SS4329 : Wreck on Westward Ho! beach, near to Westward Ho!, Devon, Great Britain. The Geograph Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. Wreck on Westward … Continue reading

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August 1911 – one hundred years ago.

One hundred years ago from the Bideford Gazette No bandstand A  visitor reminds us that Bideford is without a bandstand in the park although it has a town band and a territorial band. A sale of work Opening a sale … Continue reading

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August 2011 You write ………

Raleigh or Grenville? Some people may query part of the content of Eliabethan Pageant, page two.(July issue). It states:- St Mary’s Church . . .where the North American Indian brought back by Raleigh was baptised and buried.  I thought the … Continue reading

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August 2011 Mind the hot embers!

The  goods train used  to go through Victoria  wharf and load and unload goods. The line went to the Devon Trading Company. They had their own sawmill and steam lorries which I remember. There were big fire pans underneath the … Continue reading

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