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Plymouth in 1914 October November and December – the final post in the series

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

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Plymouth in 1914- September

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.  

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Plymouth in 1914 – July

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 !  

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Plymouth in 1914 – June

“A dripping June brings all things in tune ….”  

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Plymouth in 1914 – April

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

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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 – 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 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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Plymouth in 1914: January

This is of course the January page – interesting to see what events were thought to be important enough to Plymothians in 1914 for inclusion in the calendar ! Especially the consecration of Khartoum Cathedral !?!? The facing page shows … Continue reading

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