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Stephen Earp was an 18-year-old stoker on board HMS Ardent during the 1982 Falklands conflict. Now landlord of The Royal Oak Inn at Meavy, he visited The Falklands in 2016 for the first time since the war and returned again earlier this year for the more

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The world of genealogy is changing all the time these days, with new information coming online every year. To find out as much as you can about your ancestors, you will need to use as many different sources as possible. There are several online genea more

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Documents in the West Devon Record Office show that Plymouth City Council began to look at future airfield sites for Plymouth in the mid-1930s and Harrowbeer was selected as the best option. more

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Anna Eliza Bray (1790–1883) was a writer who lived in Tavistock between 1822 and 1857. She had married the antiquarian Charles Alfred Stothard in February 1818, when she was twenty-eight, but was widowed three years later. more

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In the centre of Tavistock, between the Wharf and Fitzford, is a public park known as The Meadows, through which the River Tavy and the Tavistock Canal flow. There are many facilities here for sport, including the Meadowland's swimming pool, the Sir more

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