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It’s not just how our Grand Old Lady stands today that we love so much, but how she has played such a vital role in the ever changing city around her large footprint. Working within the hospitality sector, we get to share what we know and what we... more

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The Robey Trust in Tavistock is dedicated to restoring and running steam vehicles, and houses an internationally significant collection of vehicles by Robey & Co Ltd of Lincoln, reclaimed from many corners of the globe. The Robey Trust was founded more

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Local newspapers are a valuable source of information for genealogy, revealing details of the daily lives of your ancestors in various ways: birth, marriage or death announcements provide details of your ancestors' lives and where they lived; house s more

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Moretonhampstead History Society investigates Doccombe Manor… For his part in the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket in 1170, Sir William de Tracy set off for a pilgrimage to the Holy Land - but caught a disease en route and made his last will and more

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Leats have been in use on Dartmoor since medieval times and were originally constructed to provide power for local industries, before later being used to channel Plymouth’s municipal water supply. Dartmoor Preservation Association volunteers have spe more

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