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Killerton House – Heritage Rangers

Killerton House (National Trust) are looking for Heritage Rangers for the Killerton Estate. If you’re interested in tracking down and assessing the condition of the archaeological features on the Killerton Estate, this could be for you.

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The Devon – Newfoundland Story

Devon has strong historic links with the Canadian Province of Newfoundland dating back to the 16th-century, with boats from local ports sailing annually to waters of Newfoundland to fish for cod. Initially men left Devon in April and returned in the autumn, but gradually land bases were established and they began to overwinter. In 1583,

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

Devon History Society members collaborated during 2015-6 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

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