Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 88 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 45 Market Towns of Devon and eight notable villages, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Appledore, Ashburton, Axminster, Bampton, Barnstaple, Beer Alston, Bideford, Bradninch, Brixham, Chagford, Chudleigh, Chulmleigh, Colyton, Combe Marten, Crediton, Cullompton, Culmstock, Dartmouth, Devonport, Exeter, Great Torrington, Hartland, Hatherleigh, Holsworthy, Honiton, Ilfracombe, Kingsbridge, Modbury, Moreton Hampstead, Newton Abbot, Okehampton, Ottery St. Mary, Plymouth, Plympton, Sidmouth, South Brent, South Molton, Stonehouse, Tavistock, Teignmouth, Tiverton, Topsham, Torrington, Totnes, Uffculme, Notable Villages [Thorncombe, Silverton, Sheepwash, Exmouth, Dawlish, Torquay, Paignton, Clovelly]
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains interesting in-depth descriptions of Exeter, Plymouth and Tiverton.