Monthly Archives: May 2013

One Hundred years ago – June 1913.

Abbotsham The gnarled old oak tree, which had been a landmark and parish notice posting station in the square outside the parish church for centuries past ,having at last been overtaken with decay at the roots has been removed. Its … Continue reading

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One Hundred years ago – May 1913.

(From Bideford Gazette. Compiled by Mike Davy) Steamer lost near Hartland. The Uruquay steamer Oliyamria brought the crew of the Spanish steamer Paz to Swansea, the steamer having sunk between Lundy island and Hartland Point during fog. Empire Day The … Continue reading

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