Los Iguanos - the building
Topsham in 1958 - film
Tour of Exeter in 1958 - film
Streets around Willeys Foundry - film
Filming the Onedin Line 1971 - film
Exeter Air Show 1958 - film
Country House Inn
Edmund Forte - family memories
Edmund Forte - ice-cream factory
Mermaid Inn and Yard
Extraordinary events and legends
William of Orange enters Exeter 1688
Latest 3rd December 2013
Where or who are these photos?
Princesshay Rebuilding 2004 to 2007
Exeter's Mayors - full list
Civil War in Exeter 1642 - 1646
Cemeteries & Graves of the City
Motoring 1898 to 1920
Exeter Blitz 1942
Exeter's Executed and Gallows
Exeter and the Great War Updated
WW1 Roll of Honour New Names
William Slim, bootmaker, 63, South Street, about 1919. He traded from 2 Union Street, St Thomas in 1898 and 1902. A Carte de Visite from the 19th Century of an Exeter woman dressed in her finest satin dress. Photo by H Brice.
This graphic appeared on the rear of the official Exeter City Council guidebooks for about 15 years, from the 1920s to 1942.
This site currently contains 900 pages and more than 5,000 images.
Join the Exeter Local History Society and discover 2000 years of the history of Exeter. Learn of intrigue, plots, disasters, celebrations and the way of life of past generations of the city.
We meet six times a year at the The Mint, Fore Street, for a chat, and a talk from an expert on a historical topic. There are also 'outside visits' with a guide to see aspects of the city's past.
Come along to a meeting without obligation - upcoming meetings can be found here
Or phone the Secretary, at 01392 213789 or email:
This site is run by a resident of who loves the city
Exeter Memories has a Page and a Group on Facebook. The group is for people to swap memories of living in the city – at the moment, the 1960s and 70s are very popular. You can also follow #ExeterMemories on Twitter, where the latest pages are promoted and events that happened on the day are linked.
Published on the 1 December 2012 is the Exeter Memories iBook Historic Buildings of Exeter. Liberally illustrated with full screen photographs, illustartions and maps, the interactive book covers fourteen of Exeter's most loved buildings. The photos look stunning on the Retina display of the iPad 3, while the new iPad Mini is a convenient way to view the book. If you have an iPAd and love Exeter, this is the eBook for you. Moderately priced at £2.49, the book is available from iTunes here - Historic Buildings of Exeter - David Cornforth
Exeter Memories has never had any Google ads, nor any other form of income generation. To help finance the hosting of the site I have added three downloads, that can be purchased for £2 each. Click on the PURCHASE button on any page to see the downloads. There is the choice of seven large sized, hi-res map files of the city, or two eBooks — Charles Worthy's The History of the Suburbs of Exeter and the charming James Cossins' Reminiscences of Exeter Fifty Years Since. Both books can be purchased in ePub (Sony, Nook etc) format or Kindle format Screen readers can also be downloaded for your computer - see free Adobe Reader. Please support Exeter Memories by purchasing a download.
That's all for now,
David Cornforth - My Contact E-Mail