Events 2015 / 2016

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Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 8pm - AGM :- There was the opportunity to elect new Committee members at this meeting as well as view a selection of our extensive Archive material.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015
:- Rae Musk gave an illustrated talk entitled “The Beachey Boys-Brothers in War:- One family’s loss in the Great War 1914-18”

Saturday,December 12th, 2015
:- Our Christmas Social was held at Bigbury Golf Club

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 (deferred to a later date)
:- Brian Alloway will be giving an illustrated talk entitled “Our Daily Lead”covering the abuse and health effects of lead over 6,000 years since it was first used by the Ancient Egyptians; also covering the Devon colic problem of the 1700s.

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 :- Nigel Blenkarne gave a talk on the History of
Bigbury Golf Club.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016
:- Nigel Overton from The Plymouth City Museum was invited to give a talk on the history of the building of the Eddystone Lighthouse 7.30pm (Please note time difference)

Thursday, April 28th, 2016
:- John Risdon historian from Brixham, will give us an
illustrated talk entitled “Defence of the Realm-One Thousand Years of
Fortifications within South Devon”

Thursday May 26th, 2016
:- A visit to Morwellham Quay near Tavistock (please book your place with Margaret Cocks)

Thursday, October 27th, 2016 AGM
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We hope you will enjoy the programme that we have planned for you.

Meetings take place on a Thursday at 8pm (occasionally 7.30pm) in Kingston
Reading Room with refreshments afterwards; trips/visits to historical venues
are organised by Margaret Cocks, The Limes, Kingston. Tel: 01548 810765

Any other details about the History Society from Jennie Stanley, Brae Cottage
01548 810819 or