DHS February 2019 Newsletter

28 January 2019
The DHS February 2019 newsletter has just been published and can be found here:        

Devon Blue Plaques

25 January 2019
Some years ago the Devon History Society began commissioning “Blue Plaques” to honour notable Devonians.

Putting Devon’s Suffrage Activists on the Map

22 January 2019
14 December 2018 was the centenary of the first day on which women in the UK cast their votes in a General Election.

Sir Francis Henry Drake (1723–1794): Letters from the Country, Letters from the City

11 January 2019
A new publication by the Devon & Cornwall Record Society.    

University of Exeter expert to receive historic key to mark Freedom of the city

28 November 2018
University of Exeter expert to receive historic key to mark Freedom of the city

Not One of Us

6 November 2018
Press release: University of Exeter Press, 5 November 2018     Bonfire Night provided another excuse for a riot in city ruled by “the tyranny of a mob” Exeter may now have a genteel image

Lives of Devon’s Women Suffrage Activists, 1866-1918

14 October 2018
Biographies produced as part of Devon History Society’s research project celebrating the centenary of parliamentary votes for women can be found here.        

A Lord Lieutenant in Wartime

25 September 2018
A new publication by the Devon & Cornwall Record Society.

100 Years – 100 Devon Women

6 February 2018
The Devon Map of Suffrage Activists, 1866 – 1918

The Tinworking Landscape of Dartmoor in a European Context

18 November 2017
The Tinworking Landscape of Dartmoor in a European Context – Prehistory to 20th Century (Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group 2017), edited by Phil Newman, is available at a price of £18.00 + £2.00 p&p.