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 schools in the area all celebrated Empire Day in a very patriotic fashion , involving the flying of suitable flags and the National Anthem was sung together with Rule Britannia. The Mayor and members of the Corporation paid a special visit to many of the schools to mark the occasion.

Mr Manley Tucker will be pleased to give free information re emigration to all parts of the world. Sea Going Summer holidays of 15 days from London to Gibraltar – First saloon £13.10s Second Saloon £9 To Toulon for the Riviera – First Saloon £15 Second Saloon £10 Assisted passages to Canada and Australia.

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