Monthly Archives: May 2014

Holiday snaps !

As the holiday season approaches many will consider buying a new camera. However, with the advent of the all encompassing mobile telephone is one necessary? A similarly priced camera readily captures snow scenes, beach scenes, portraits, the family cat or … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago – May 1914.

This month we have decided to focus on the perennially popular subject of fashion. The ‘Gazette’ devoted a column each week to ladies clothing illustrated with drawings of the garments, some of which are shown here. Going by these pictures … Continue reading

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Bideford Races, May 1928.

This advertisement comes from the Bideford Gazette for 1928 currently housed at the Bideford Archive. The archive is run by volunteers, and you will find it is a mine of information on Torridge district; not just births, marriages and deaths, … Continue reading

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