DHS February 2020 Newsletter

5 February 2020
The DHS February 2020 newsletter has just been published and can be found here:  

Devon History Society – 2020 Programme of Events

13 January 2020
The programme of events for the year has been published and the booking arrangements, for the early part of the programme, are now live.

Devon Bibliography

19 December 2019
Westcountry Studies, the newsletter of the Devon Bibliography has just published its last issue of the decade

WG Hoskins – Landscapes of England Series 1 & 2 (DVD)

18 November 2019
First broadcast on BBC Two in 1976, Hoskins travels from Cornwall to Northumberland – and everywhere in between – exploring and explaining the origins of the country’s extraordinary landscapes.

NHS at 70 Project – Oral History Volunteers

17 October 2019
Help to create a shared history of the NHS in Devon  

Devon History Society Book Awards 2019

14 October 2019
For books published during 2018.

DHS August 2019 Newsletter

2 September 2019
The DHS August 2019 newsletter has just been published and can be found here:        

William Birchynshaw’s Map of Exeter, 1743

13 June 2019
A newly discovered Georgian map by William Birchynshaw is reproduced in facsimilie

Torbay Archive Service

28 May 2019
It will soon be possible for researchers to order original documents and microfilms from the vast holdings of the Devon Heritage Centre to consult in the heart of Torquay.  Starting in July, Brian Carpenter,

Axminster Celebrates Opening of New Heritage Centre

28 March 2019
Axminster Celebrates Opening of New Heritage Centre After almost 20 years of planning and hard work by many dedicated local people, Axminster has a New Heritage Centre. It will officially be opened on Saturday April 6th by Dr Peter Bradshaw