Pictures of North Devon donated to the Archive.

Today we received a charming set of North Devon images from our friends at Towneley Hall Museum in Burnley. All 60 images were taken in the early 1880s, many by W. C. Murphy, and capture towns and villages along the coast between Hartland in the west and Lynmouth in the east.

The album was presented to F. J. Grant, a colliery agent, in 1883 by Lieut.-Colonel Richard Hassell Thursby (b.1836 – d.1885).

*The picture at the top of this page is of Clovelly.*

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