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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