The Police as Ploughmen

Serious recognition was only given to Britain’s food crisis around September 1916, when an increasing number of ships carrying food supplies to Britain were sunk by German submarines.    From 1913......

History of Dawlish Violets

Dr Julia Neville is an Honorary Fellow in the History Department at Exeter University, and serves on the Council of the Devon History Society.    The Strand Centre in Dawlish have published a leaflet...

The Preacher and the Conscientious Objector

Dr Jacqueline Sarsby is a social anthropologist, oral historian and photographer. She was a full-time lecturer at the University of Kent before going free-lance. Among other books, she is the...

Miss Calmady-Hamlyn remembers…

Authored by Julia Neville Discussions at the February meeting of the Devon First World War Food and Farming Group started off with a look at the part women played in...