Articles Various - on the History of Devonport
The Dockyard Telephone Exchange.
Joanne Hayward writes about the Exchange as it was in the 1990s.
A song about a Devonport pasty seller, by Folk Singer Cyril Tawny.
Receipts from Fore Street Naval and Military Outfitters.
In 1908 John RAMSEY was awarded a medal by the king.
An old Devonport
A 1930s poem, about sailors' run ashore, drinking in every public house Along The Dockyard Wall
Notes on the traditional Devonport Carnival.
Articles on the Town of Devonport
(some of this set are also in the Transcriptions section)
Articles extracted from old newspapers....
Gibbet Finally Blown Down.
Two murderers were hung from a gibbet that stood
for 39 years.
John Henry Puleston was Devonport MP between 1874 - 1892.
Joseph May saw Napoleon.
Joseph May, a well respected Devonport surgeon,
recounted how he had seen four Napoleons.
Wife sold at Devonport Market - 1827
Articles Containing Some Lists of Names....
1805 Devonport-born men at Trafalgar
1820-1843 - Devonport Bankrupts
1821-1835 - Some Primitive Methodist Baptisms 1821-1835
1831 - Devonport-born men on HMS Beagle
1883-1980 - Marriages at St Aubyn's Church between 1883-1980
1904 - Several persons connected with St Paul's Church, serving North Corner.
Includes church officers, the choir, Sunday School teachers, and a few baptisms/marriages.
1906 - Devonport residents in 1906
who were registered Land Tax Commissioners.
1911 - Froebel Houses Pupils - attainments and certificates
1949 - Members of the Male Choir, St Marys Church.
1863-1914 - Members of St Aubyn Lodge No 954
who have served the Office of Master.
1895 - Chapter Fidelity No 230
1902 - Masonic Lodges in the town of Devonport 1902
, with some member names and lodge addresses.
1902 - Members of Chapter Fidelity Lodge No 230,
1921 - Members of Fidelity ‘Huyshe’ Lodge No 91,
(page updated December 2013 and August 2014)