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Volume 84
2015 – click for full abstracts

The Devon Cromwellians, Stephen K. Roberts
The Iconography of Medieval Devon Roodscreens, Michael Aufrère Williams
Where is Hederland? Jeanne James
Disorder and Rebellion: Perkin Warbeck and South West England, David M. Yorath
Nonconformist Singing in Devon, Stephen Banfield
The Impact of the Bible Christians in Rural North-West Devon – a Force for Unity or Division? Janet Few
Early Victorian Farming on the Culm: Using the Tithe Survey to Examine Patterns of Land Use and Landscape, John Bradbeer
Cultural Conflict in Ilfracombe: Fern-Collecting, and the Cottage Garden Society’s Prize-Giving Controversy of 1860, Andrew Jackson, Arran Hart, Tracey Jones and Rachel Maxey

Book Reviews

Peter Fung, From Venus to Victoria: A History of Fortfield Terrace and Sidmouth 1790-1901
Alan Kittridge, Sail and Steam in the Plymouth District
Hannes Kleineke, The Chancery Case between Nicholas Radford and Thomas Tremayne: The Exeter Depositions of 1439 (Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 2013)
William D. Lethbridge, Discover Prehistoric Dartmoor – A Walker’s Guide to the Moorland’s Ancient Monuments
Peter Wade, Abbotskerswell During World War I: The Story of a Devon Village at War: The AbbPast Roll of Honour Project, 1914-1920
Nicholas Orme, The Minor Clergy of Exeter Cathedral: Biographies, 1250-1548 (Exeter: Devon and Cornwall Record Society, New Series, 54, 2013)
David Parker, in association with the Devon and Exeter Institution, Exeter: Remembering 1914-1918
Derek Tait, Exeter in the Great War
Alex Potter, Torquay in the Great War
R. J. Stewart, Devon Great Consols: A Mine of Mines
Gerald Wasley, Prelude to D-Day: Devon’s Role in the Storming of Hitler’s Europe

Volume 83
2014 – click for full abstracts

Medieval Devon Roodscreens from the Fourteenth Century to the Present Day: Michael Aufrère Williams.
Coping with Tribulation in the Late Middle Ages: A Sequence of Prayers in a Late-Medieval Medical Compendium in Exeter Cathedral Library: Charity Scott-Stokes.
Evidence for Eighteenth-Century Rebuilding at Poltimore House: Interpreting Edmund Prideaux’s Drawings, 1716 and 1727: Claire Donovan and Jocelyn Hemmings.
Charles Lanyon, Merchant of Penzance: Victim of Cruelty and Corruption in the County Debtors Prison in Exeter, Gillian Selley.
Napoleon in Plymouth Sound, Quentin Bond Spear.
Early Victorian Farming on the Culm: Using the Tithe Survey to Examine Patterns of Land-Holding Tenure: John Bradbeer.
The Bideford Rope-Maker’s Posts: Peter Christie.

The following books are reviewed:
Helen Fry (2013): The Jews of Exeter. An Illustrated History. Alice Lock.
Paul Garnsworthy, ed. (2013): Brunel’s Atmospheric Railway: Featuring the Contemporary Watercolours of William Dawson. Robert Hesketh.
Todd Gray (2013): The Art of the Devon Garden. Anne Jervoise.
Robert Hesketh (2014): Devon’s Railway Heritage. Sadru Bhanji.
Richard N Longridge (2013): The Devon and Exeter Institution, 1813-2013. Paul Auchterlonie.
Shirley Paterson et.a al. (2012): The Plymouth Athenaeum, 1812-2012. Paul Auchterlonie.
Alex Mettler (2013): A Devon Gem: The Bedford Hotel, Tavistock. Helen Harris.
Nicholas Orme (2013): The Church in Devon, 400-1560. Nicholas Grant.
David Parker (2013): The People of Devon in the First World War. Bob and Jacqueline Patten.
Lucy Ryder (2013): The Historic Landscape of Devon: A Study in Change and Continuity. Greg Finch.
Sam Smiles, ed. (2013): West Country to World’s End: The South West in the Tudor Age. Claire Donovan.
WB Stephens (2012): The Seventeenth-Century Customs Service Surveyed. John Torrance.

Volume 82
2013 – click for full abstracts
A tribute to Robin Stanes: Sailor, Farmer, Historian, Teacher: Philippe Planel.
Athelstan and the Expulsion of the Britons from Exeter: Ethnic Cleansing or Rough Justice?: Nicholas Grant
Medieval Hatherleigh: John Leach
Branscombe 1280-1340: A Medieval Landscape: John Torrance
The Chapel of David at Hamme in the Parish of Ashprington, Devon: Jeanne James
The Contribution of Devon’s Militia to England’s Defence Against the Spanish Armada: Ian Cooper
‘Beating the Bounds’ of Bovey Tracey: Frances Billinge

Volume 81
Tracing the boundaries of the Borough of Bovey Tracey from Saxon Times to the present: Frances Billinge.
Working class housing in Victorian Plymouth: from slum to council house. Part 1: slums and artisans’ dwellings: Ann Bond
The NHS at Poltimore House: Julia Neville
George Ridd, Exonian lithographer: the Hastings Years: Jenny Ridd
The Rector and the Revolution: the story of the Reverend Stephen Weston, Rector of Hempstone Parva, Devon, and the French Revolution: Malcolm Ross
St George’s Chapel, Windsor, and South Molton Parsonage in the sixteenth century: Jeremy Sims
Branscombe 1280-1340: an East Devon manor before the Black Death: John Torrance

The following books are reviewed:
Harold Fox (2012): Dartmoor’s Alluring Uplands: Transhumance and Pastoral Management in the Middle Ages. Phil Newman.
Tom Greaves and Phil Newman (2011): The Great Courts of Devon Tinners 1510 and 1710. Robert Rowland
Hazel Harvey (2011): The Story of Exeter. Julia Neville.
Andrew Jones (2010): Victorian North Devon: a social history. Greg Finch.
Laura Quigley (2011): The Devil Comes to Dartmoor: The Haunting True Story of Mary Howard, Devon’s ‘Demon Bride’. Paul Auchterlonie
Rosemary Smith and Harland Walshaw (2011): The Houses of Lympstone. Roger Brien.
Myrtle Ternstrom (2010): The Lords of Lundy. Brian Le Messurier.
EHT Whitten (2009): Bonehill – Evolution of a Dartmoor Hamlet. Greg Finch
Gerry Woodcock (2012): Tavistock’s Yesterdays 21. Helen Harris.

Volume 80
‘Some itinerant preachers have attempted to form a congregation but have not succeeded: Graham Hendy
The establishment of the New Zealand branch of the Acland family: Peter M Acland and Keith G Orrell
William Rayer: Rector of Tidcombe, Tiverton philanthropist and saviour of Holcombe Court: Charles Scott-Fox
Drapers extraordinary, part 1: Gillian Selley
Charles, 6th Lord Clifford of Chudleigh: the life and times of a recusant Catholic: Helen Turnbull
The contentious issue f Church rates: some examples from the county of Devon: Michael Weller
John Whiddon, Master Gunner: Lou Whiddon

The following books are reviewed:
Michael Fardell (2010): John Lethbridge: The Most Successful Treasure Diver of the Eighteenth Century
John Folkes (ed) (2010): Dogs, Goats, Bulbs and Bombs: Esther Rowley’s Wartime Diaries of Exmouth and Exeter.
B Pugh, P Spiring and S Bhanji (2010): Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and Devon: A Complete Tour Guide and Companion.
Mary R Ravenhill and Margery M Rowe (2010): Devon Maps and Map-Makers: Manuscript Maps before 1840: Supplement.
Charles Scott-Fox (2009): Moorstone Barton: A Mediaeval Manor.
Liz Shakespeare (2010): The Turning of the Tide.
Ron Wawman (2009): Never Completely Submerged: The Story of the Squarson of Lew Trenchard as Revealed in the Diary of Sabine Baring-Gould.
Nigel Webb (ed) (2010): The Journals of Mr Sugar Face and Mr Gastric Juice.
Gerry Woodcock (2011): Tavistock’s Yesterdays 20.

Volume 79
John Cooke: engraver: Kit Batten
Barnstaple to Exeter — two hundred years ago: A. Brian George
From Dumnonia to Devonshire: Nicholas Grant
South Devon’s ‘Newfanlan men’: Marion Hardy
Fear and loathing in mid-Devon: the troubled history of Dulford House: Philippe Planel
Mormon voices in Victorian Devon: Peter Vousden

The following books are reviewed:
Michael Connors (2008): John Hawley: merchant, mayor and burgess
Geoff Elliott (2007): Colyton at war
Barbara Farquharson and John Torrance (2009): The shooting at Branscombe Old Pits: a nineteenth-century Devon mystery
Iain Fraser (2008): The Palk Family of Haldon House and Torquay
Helen Harris (2009): The Grand Western Canal, a brief history
Elizabeth Neill (2008): Fragile fortunes: the origins of a great British merchant family
Julia Neville (2010): Exeter and the trams 1882-1931
Dorothy Presswell (2009): The exiled Earl William Courtenay — fact and fiction
Gerry Woodstock (2009): Tavistock’s yesterdays 18
Gerry Woodstock (2010): Tavistock’s yesterdays 19

Volume 78
Mormons in nineteenth-century north Devon: Peter Christie
Developments in rural roads history: Helen Harris
Thorncombes’s 1644 mortality crisis: Eve Higgs
Payments to itinerant travellers seeking alms in Hartland, 1612-1706: Stephen Hobbs
The Devon County Pauper Lunatic Asylum, 1841-1856: Dorothy Presswell
The cost of living in Elizabethan Devon: John Roberts
The Ayshford community (formerly known as Ayshford Street): Charles Scott-Fox

The following books are reviewed:
Martin Bodman (2008) Devon leather. An outline history of a lost industry: nineteenth-century tanners and tanneries.
Graham Hobbins (2008) Plymouth’s Civic Centre.
Nicholas Orme (2008) The pilgrim’s guide to Devon churches.
Dick Passmore (2008) Power to the city: the history of the Exeter Electric Light & Power Station, Haven Road, Exeter.
Charles Scott-Fox (2008) Ayshford’s heritage: court, chapel and community.
Robin Stanes, Andrew Jewell and Richard Bass (2008) The husbandry of Devon and Cornwall.
Gerry Woodcock (2008) Tavistock: a history.
Gerry Woodcock (2008) Tavistock’s yesterdays 17.

Volume 77
The origins of the Devon History society: Robin Stanes
Migration in Torquay during the nineteenth century: Jackie Bryon
The Tavistock Propylaeum, 1822-1831: Mary Freeman
Weston Barton farm diaries: Anthony Greenstreet
The site of Broadclyst Chush House (or Church ale house) and the present Red Lion public house: G. M. Hogben
Population trends in late nineteenth century Otterton: a work in progress: Christopher Jago
Issues relating to the planning of First World War memorials: a South Devon case study: Barbara O’Kelly
A Devon poem of the Great War: Malcolm Todd
Raddis Lane: what’s in a name: John Torrance
The Spanish Armada: Drake and the five hulks: Richard Whidborne
Rev. Thomas Alcock: vicar and eccentric: David Wildman

The following books are reviewed:
Margaret DePiano and Stephen DiAddezio (2007) Devon, Chester county, Pennsylvania
Geoff Elliot (2007) Colyton at War
Helen Harris (2007) Incomers to Devon
John Lane and Harland Walshaw (2007) Devon churches
Diana Lawer (2007) ‘Get your skates on’: a history of Plymouth’s roller skating rinks 1874-1989
Alex Mettler and Gerry Woodcock (2007) Lest we forget
Chris Potts and Derek Wilson (2006) Voyaging over life’s sea: a history of the British Seamen’s Home, Brixham (1859-1988)
Gary Tregidga (ed.) (2006) Killerton, Camborne and Westminster: the political correspondence of sir Francis and Lady Acland, 1910-29
Myrtle Ternstrom (2007) Light over Lundy
Maureen E. Wood (2006) From Shambles to pannier: a history of Barnstaple markets
Gerry Woodcock (2007) Tavistock’s yesterdays 16