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Mowing grass, Drewston 1930s © Martin Perryman Collection

© Martin Perryman Collection

What was the day-to-day routine on a farm on edge of Dartmoor 130 years ago? Read more

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Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol by Jarred Clapperton

Jarred Clapperton

The name Isambard Kingdom Brunel was familiar to me as a child as I grew up in Clifton in Bristol, home of the iconic Brunel Clifton Suspension Bridge, although Brunel did not live to see it, as it was completed after his death... Read more

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Postcard collection

Paul Rendell Collection

Old postcards were produced by a wide variety of publishers — some local shops published their own cards while other publishers like Lugg & Sons and S & A Jones, both from the Arcade in Okehampton, sold their postcards in lots of shops. Read more

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Pip Barker hopes that his book will help to fill some of the gaps in the history of Conscientious Objectors (COs) at Dartmoor Prison and their place in the wider history of COs in WW1. Read more

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When one thinks of monasteries and convents, one tends to think of ancient buildings and, perhaps, the Reformation. However, some have a more recent history... Read more

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