Monthly Archives: January 2014

Plymouth in 1914 – Places of worship in the three towns

This post from Doidge’s annual 1914 is of all of the places of public worship in Plymouth , Devonport and Stonehouse in 1914 together with the names of the various officiating clergy. The usual advertisements face each page and I … Continue reading

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Plymouth in 1914 – Registrars, Courts and Mount Wise pool opening!

A mixed bag from the 1914 Doidge’s annual: Information about Births, marriages and deaths – a schedule of the county courts and a photograph of the opening of what is referred to as Devonport Baths although I think it must … Continue reading

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Plymouth in 1914 – Medical Practitioners in the Three Towns

Today’s post is of 2 double page spreads from Doidges showing all of the Medical Practitioners you were able to consult back in 1914. I wonder how many of those practices are still in the same location today , or even … Continue reading

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Plymouth in 1914 – Lighting up time and photographs

Some more useful information for the Plymothian of 1914 including advertisements and one of the photograph pages showing a visit of  Winston Churchill to the City.        

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Plymouth Breakwater Lighthouse from the Hoe

This is the original image that was published in the Plymouth Herald on 6th January

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Plymouth in 1914 – The Postal Service

Three double page scans from the Doidge’s Annual for Plymouth, 1914, with every bit of useful information about the postal service. I’ve scanned 3 double pages along with the advertisements facing each information page.   Hope this is of interest … Continue reading

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Plymouth in 1914 – Municipal Life

Doidge’s annual for  1914 talks about what we today call Plymouth as “The Three Towns”, the boroughs of Plymouth, East Stonehouse and Devonport. This post is of pages that list the various councillors, officials , officers and other representatives who … Continue reading

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