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As 2014 ends I thought I’d better just upload the calendars from the last 3 months of the year for Doidges annual of 1914. Happy New Year 2015 ! … Continue reading
A series of correspondence from a couple of years ago. Sadly there is nothing to remind people about the tragedy that occurred in Peverell Plymouth during World War 2. I wrote to the Herald last year suggesting they did a … Continue reading
Slightly late this month but we have the usual monthly calendar, pictures of Mt Edgcumbe and Saltram and a directory of all of the advertisers in Doidges 1914.
What a fateful month – not thought about when Doidges published their yearbook. This month the calendar, a picture of the St Budeaux rifle club and the start of a terrifying tale set in and around Plymouth Sound!
Along with the calendar for July we have a double page picture of Lord and Lady Hardinge which Doidges featured and some information about the Eddystone lighthouse.. and jokes !
“A dripping June brings all things in tune ….”
Plymouth in 1914. The usual calendar page and a couple of general information pages including a picture of the Merchants House in St Andrews Street.
Welcome to Plymouth in 1914 and the monthly page for April from Doidges. I scanned a page about the chemists and druggists available for you to visit at the time. The photo is of an area just next to Plymouth … Continue reading
Bit of a different political blog rather than the usual ! For some reason David Cameron sent me an email, just before the last election. In it he made various promises about the things that he would, and would not … Continue reading
Welcome to Plymouth in 1914 and the monthly page for March from Doidges. Some handy information about motor vehicle registrations and a picture of the new Tinside bathing houses too!