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Interview: Melv Chislett

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Roberts Road & Poole Park Road

Images copyright of Fotonow CIC © 2016

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Building of MVV power plant

A Fotonow led youth project visited MVV construction site in 2012 to see the combined heat & power plant close up. images copyright Fotonow CIC © 2012

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Day in the life of a housing manager

We were sent a link to a really lovely article from 2009, conveying life in Barne Barton and also a mention of Melv Chislett, recently interviewed for The Island Stories), …

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Building Barne Barton

Oct 1965 Read More →

Royal Naval Family Union

Images courtesy of The Box, Plymouth copyright The Herald

Oct 1963 Read More →

Ordnance Survey map

A map from 1947 with copyright to the National Library of Scotland.

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Ordnance Survey map

Map from National Library of Scotland, showing Devon and Cornwall boundaries as surveyed in the 1930s.

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A parish map from 1896 © National Library of Scotland

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Royal Albert Bridge

A lovely find in an old book ‘Rivers in Devon: From Source to Sea’ (Seeley & Co Ltd, London, 1893) the imposing Royal Albert Bridge at Saltash, drawn by A. Ansted, …

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