Thursday, January 10, 2019

35 Incredible Photos That Show Devon, England in the Early 20th Century

Devon is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south. It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north east, and Dorset to the east. The city of Exeter is the county town.

Devon includes the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, and West Devon. Plymouth and Torbay are each geographically part of the county, but are administered as unitary authorities.




High Street, Ilfracombe, Devon, 1905



The beach, Beer, Devon, circa 1900-1910



Stockland village, Devon, 1900



St Philip and St James's Church, Ilfracombe, Devon, circa 1900-1910



High Street, Honiton, Devon, circa 1900-1910



 High Street, Barnstaple, Devon, circa 1900-1910



Clovelly, Devon, circa 1900-1910



Derry's Clock, Plymouth, Devon, circa 1910s



Butterleigh church interior, Devon, circa 1910s



Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon, circa 1910s



Bishopsteignton, Devon, circa 1910s



Beer, Devon, circa 1910s



Awliscombe church interior, Devon, circa 1910s



North Tawton, Devon, circa 1910s



 St Mary's Church, Hemyock, Devon, circa 1910s



St John's Church, Lustleigh, Devon, circa 1910s



Maidencombe, Devon, circa 1910s



Ipplepen church interior, Devon, circa 1910



Holcombe, Devon, circa 1910s



Fishing boats in the harbour at Brixham, Devon, circa 1910s



East Gate, Totnes, Devon, circa 1910s



 St Peter's Church, Buckland-in-the-Moor, Devon, circa 1910s



St Peter's Church, Peter Tavy, Devon, circa 1910s



Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, Devon, circa 1910s



The Boat Cove, Dawlish, Devon, circa 1910s



The village smithy at Branscombe, Devon, circa 1910s



Almshouses, Moretonhampstead, Devon, circa 1920s



Bantham, Devon, circa 1920s




Brixham, Devon showing the William of Orange statue, circa 1920s



 Broadhembury, Devon, circa 1920s



Culmstock, Devon, circa 1920s



Prixford, Devon, circa 1920s



St Michael's Church, Dawlish, Devon, circa 1920s



St Michael's Church, Honiton, Devon, circa 1920s



Goodleigh, Devon. Top photo taken circa 1920s and lower photo in 2010





(via Footsteps on Flickr)






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