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history of Great Torrington in the County of Devon

J. J. Alexander

history of Great Torrington in the County of Devon

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Published by Advance Studio in Sutton (Eng.) .
Written in English

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  • Great Torrington, Eng -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical foot-notes.

    Statementby J.J. Alexander and W.R. Hooper.
    ContributionsHooper, W. R.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19481177M

    Great Torrington Area Information, Devon, England. Local information for the town of Great Torrington, more information on other towns in Devon, you can visit our Towns in Devon page, alternatively you can use the navigation menu.


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The History of Great Torrington in the County of Devon. Alexander appears appointed arms Assoc Barnstaple became bells Bishop Book born borough Bridge buildings Burgesses buried called carried Castle century chapel Charity Charter common connected Corporation County Court The History of Great Torrington in the County of Devon.

Historical Description. Torrington or Great Torrington, a town and a parish in Devonshire. The town stands on the river Torridge, with a station on the L.

& S.W.R. The history of Great Torrington in the county of Devon [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Operations Inc, Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alexander, J.J. History of Great Torrington in the County of Devon.

Sutton [Eng.] Advance Studio []. add pics and stories of torrington and its local caracters. THE HISTORY OF GREAT TORRINGTON IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON by J.J. & HOOPER, W.R. ALEXANDER. Great Torrington Commons by George M Doe.

Tracing Your West Country Ancestors (Family History (Pen & Sword)) by Kirsty Gray. This article was updated on Febru Previous Post Goodleigh Devon Family History Guide. Name Index To The History of Great Torrington Trans.

Devon. Assoc. vol. 7 (), pp. (), pp. by Rev Frederick D. Colby Prepared by Michael Steer. The paper, presented at the Association's June Torrington meeting provides a sweeping panoramic display of the ancient town's history.

Devon is a county in south west England, bordering Cornwall to the west with Dorset and Somerset to the east. There is evidence of occupation in the county from Stone Age times onward.

Its recorded history starts in the Roman period when it was a was then a separate kingdom for a number of centuries until it was incorporated into early England. The history of Great Torrington in the county of Devon [database on-line].

Provo, UT: Operations Inc, Original data: Alexander, J. The history of Great Torrington in the county of Devon. Sutton: Advance Studio,   Torrington Town Council is urging the public to come forward after the town was hit with four separate acts of vandalism over four weeks. The most eye-catching was the editing of Great Torrington.

Buy THE HISTORY OF GREAT TORRINGTON IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 1st ed. by ALEXANDER, J.J. & HOOPER, W.R. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: W.R. ALEXANDER, J.J. & HOOPER. Great Torrington is a friendly and welcoming town, with good local amenities, independent shops and regular local markets.

Built on the site of an ancient settlement atop an inland cliff with the River Torridge below, the town enjoys spectacular views across rolling hills and unspoilt green countryside, connected by a network of walking trails. Torrington, Little, a parish, with two villages, in Devonshire, 2 miles S of Great Torrington station on the L.

& S.W.R. It has a post office under Torrington; money order and telegraph office, Torrington. Acreage, ; population, There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Cross House and Smytham are the chief residences. ‎Great Torrington, or Cheping Torrington as it was once known, was a considerable town, even in medieval times.

It grew steadily from its agricultural roots through an industrial phase, and was at the centre of road, canal and railway links.

In Victorian times it had cornmills, sawmills, grist mills. YARNSCOMBE (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Torrington, hundred of Hartland, Great Torrington and N. divisions of Devon, 6 miles (N.E.

by E.) from Great Torrington; containing inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £7. and in the patronage of the Crown; impropriator, Lord Rolle.

[Great] Torrington was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of Fremington and the county of Devon. It had a recorded population of 95 households inputting it in the largest 20% of settlements recorded in Domesday, and is listed under 3 owners in Domesday Book.

Great Torrington 3 Bideford North 0. Winkleigh & High Bickington 0. WEST DEVON. Tavistock 11 Bere Alston, Buckland Monachorum & Yelverton 4. Parish History [edit | edit source] TORRINGTON, GREAT (St.

Michael), an incorporated market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Fremington. Great Torrington and N. divisions of Devon, 34 miles (N. W.) from Exeter. The name of this place. Little Torrington is a village and a civil parish near Great Torrington, in the Torridge district, north Devon, England.

In the population of the civil parish of Little Torrington was and in it wasaccording to census data. Little Torrington has the Church of. Alexander (J.J) and Hooper (W.R) HISTORY OF GREAT TORRINGTON in the County of Devon.

With a large folding map, numerous plates, text illusts, xiii + pp, 4to, few short tears to slightly spotty dustwrapper. Sutton: Advance Studio, £ Great Torrington is an historic market town in the heart of Devon. The town commands spectacular views over the River Torridge and the surrounding farmland.

It is a pleasant little town built round the Market Square where there is a refurbished Victorian Pannier Market. This undercover market houses a variety of interesting shops and stalls selling local produce. Photos courtesy of the Torrington Historical Society Show More Show Less 3 of 6 Photos from the Torrington Historical Society archives are included in a new book, “Images of America: Torrington.

Joseph Palmer was born in He married Elizabeth Gayer, daughter of Roger Gayer and widow of Edward Heywood, in Great Torrington (often abbreviated to Torrington, though the villages of Little Torrington and Black Torrington are situated in the same region) is a small market town in the north of Devon, of it are sited on high ground with steep drops down to the River Torridge below, with the lower-lying parts of the town prone to occasional flooding.

The World’s largest gravesite collection. Contribute, create and discover gravesites from all over the world. Cemeteries in Great Torrington, Devon, a Find A Grave. Great Torrington. Tithe Apportionments.

The tithe apportionments are in the form of downloadable PDF files, which can be viewed online or downloaded. These have been prepared from the digital copies of the tithe apportionments supplied to Devon Heritage Centre by the National Archives for.

Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38 II* Chapel of St Mary Magdalene Little Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38 II Nos and Iron Railings in Front of Nos and Garden Wall to the North of Nos and Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38 II The Torridge Inn Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon.

The Hall has benefited from a £M makeover and the results are simply stunning, making Great Torrington Town Hall one of the most beautiful event venues in North Devon. During our first year of opening we have hosted an array of private functions and in-house events. John McKay has produced an account of the life and work of Thomas Fowler of Great Torrington, inventor of a precursor to modern central heating, and of an early calculating machine.

(See Glusker et al under History below.) The Corn Laws - article from the North Devon Journal (2 Apr ) containing James Vicary's testimony to members of the Anti-Corn Law League. The permanent exhibit of Torrington's history is now open Thursday and Friday from pm and on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month form pm.

Covid protocols apply. You can reserve your exclusive one hour time slot by calling or by email through [email protected] - Do you have ancestors from Great Torrington in Devon. We can help you find them: See more ideas about Torrington, Devon, North devon pins. a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon ( miles, km, direction N) Appledore is as enchanting as its name.

It is a pretty place that shows a host of colourful fishermens cottages in the narrow streets beyond the quay. Chittlehamholt.

in the county of Devon. Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38 II 13 Fore Street Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38 II The Globe Hotel Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38 II Lloyds Bank Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38 II* Church of St Michael and All Angels Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38 II 2, Well Street.

Great Torrington - Devon - UK has 2, members. A place to meet for people from Great Torrington in Devon, UK. History; County structure; Locations; Explore personnel; Map of Patrols; Breadcrumb.

Sites → Auxiliary Unit Patrols → Torrington Patrol; Torrington Patrol. County Group. Devon Group 1- North Devon. Locality. Torrington (often abbreviated from Great Torrington) is a market town on high ground with steep slopes down to the River Torridge.

FitzBerner. The Domesday Book of lists "Wideworde" as the 26th of the 27 Devonshire holdings of Theobald FitzBerner (Anglicised to Theobald, son of Berner, or Latinized to Tetbaldus Filius Bernerius), an Anglo-Norman warrior and magnate, one of the Devon Domesday Book tenants-in-chief of King William the lands later formed part of the Feudal barony of Great Torrington.

Set in rolling countryside in north Devon, this attractive market town has stunning views by the bucketload. Known locally as the Cavalier town, Great Torrington played a significant role in the English Civil War with the Battle of Torrington in Discover more about its history at the town’s museum.

Alexander J J and Hooper W R, The History of Great Torrington in the County of Devon (), 82 Brooks C, Mortal Remains (), 49, 67, Brooks C, English Historic Cemeteries, (English Heritage theme study ),   The Devon town of Great Torrington was the site of one of the last major battles of the first English Civil War - its outcome helped to bring about the eventual defeat and execution of.

Huish (anciently Hiwis) is a small village, civil parish and former manor in the Torridge district of Devon, eastern boundary of the parish is formed by the River Torridge and the western by the Rivers Mere and Little Mere, and it is surrounded, clockwise from the north, by the parishes of Merton, Dolton, Meeth and Petrockstowe.

In the population of the parish down. Is Great Torrington the worst place to live in England in ? VOTE NOW! Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Reddit Skype Telegram.

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Francis Frith The UK’s leading publisher of local photographs since My godfather Bob Cudmore who lived in Well Street all his life used to tell me so much history, I could listen to him for hours.