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Descendents of the Bidlake family came from all over the world to their ancestral home in Devon recently, to commemorate 750 years since the land was first bought by their forebears. Many of the far-flung family, from two years old to 86, met each ot Read more

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Life in a Dartmoor community suddenly changed 75 years ago, with the arrival of about 1,500 American men. For the next few months the mainly white US army officers were billeted in Moretonhampstead, while the mainly black GIs built and lived in a ten Read more

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Ossie Palmer

700 years of St Eustachius’ Church Little evidence has been written about the founding of Tavistock Abbey and the records that do exist were not accessible to the local populace, as most folk were illiterate at that time. 'History' was an oral... Read more

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September 6 - 9 & September 13 - 16 Heritage Open Days Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year in September, places across... Read more

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Sticklepath Heritage Group (SHG) has two strings to its bow: history and culture. We hunt for facts and we concentrate on activities where residents come together for community events. Often these overlap; the village celebrations for ... Read more

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