Research

Food, Farming and Fishing in Devon During the First World War

Devon History Society members collaborated during 2015-2016 with the University of Exeter on a research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Everyday Lives in War project. The first essays written by members were published in September 2015 and are available here: Food Farming & Fishing in Devon For further information please e-mail

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Devon History Society Orchard Project 2013-14

The Devon History Society Orchard Project is a DHS initiative to improve documentation of the decline of fruit growing in Devon – particularly East Devon – in the 19th century.  It has now completed transcription of orchard data from Devon tithe apportionments c. 1840, and the summary report is now available. Around 50 volunteers extracted

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