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21 the Mint
2 Cathedral Close (Hansons)
5 Cathedral Close (Ask)
8 & 9 Cathedral Close
84 Longbrook Street (Harrys)
10 Cathedral Close


Aerial photos of Exeter
Air Cadets – 13 Squadron
Airport – including Haldon
Airport Photo Essay
Air Race – the Circuit of Britain Air Race passes through Whipton.
Alphington – a history
Alphington Halt
Areas of Exeter – links to the political and social areas of Exeter
Athelstan's Tower
Atmospheric Railway – between Exeter and Newton Abbot


Balloon Ascent 1786 the first
Balloon Ascent 1848 an interesting tale
Bampfylde House
Bath House – Roman
Bath House photos
Battle of Pinhoe Vikings besiege Pinhoe
BBC Radio Devon
Beatles at the ABC the groups three shows in Exeter
Bedford House, Circus and Street
Beer House Act 1830
Biographies (people connected with Exeter)
Bishops of Exeter – a list
Black Death reaches Exeter
Blackaller Weir – and Head Weir
Blitz / bombing of Exeter
Blitz / bombing – personal memories
Blitz poem – written in 1943
Blitz casualties – list of those killed
Blitz – air raids – list of air raids on the city
Blitz in photographs
Boer War Volunteers – a list
Bowhill House
Bridges of Exeter
Breweries of Exeter
City Brewery
Heavitree Brewery
Minor Breweries
St Anne's Well Brewery
St Thomas' Brewery
Well Park Brewery
Bonhay Road Railway Bridge
Burnet Patch Bridge
Countess Wear Bridge
Countess Wear Swing BridgesCowley Bridge
Cricklepit Bridge
Exe Bridge/s
Exwick Flood Relief Bridge
Honiton Road/Gallows Cross Bridge New
Iron Bridge
Mallison Bridge
Miller's Crossing Bridge
Seage's Swing Bridge
Salmon Pool Bridge
Station Road Bridge
Topsham Road Footbridge
Trews Weir Suspension Bridge
Buses – a history and photo essay
Buskers and street entertainment
By–pass and M5


Canal Basin at Haven Banks
Canal and Quay – a history
Canal – Exeter & Crediton – archeaological evidence
Cart Horse Parade
Carter – Major H A – VC winner 1903
Cathedral Close
Cemeteries and Graves
Cemeteries – some histories
Dissenters Burial Ground
Jews Burial Ground
Cellars – at the Quay
Central Library
Central Station
Cholera 1832
Civil War – the sieges of Exeter 1643 to 1646
Commercial Services
Cattle and Livestock Market – Bonhay
Cattle and Livestock Market – Marsh Barton
Cattle and Livestock Market – Matford
Electricity Generating Station – Haven Banks
Exeter Gasworks – Haven Banks and Exe Island
Exeter Water Company
Exeter's Newspapers from 1704
Express and Echo 1958
Maritime Museum – Haven Banks
Met Office – Fitzroy Road, Sowton
Russell's Carrier Service
William Pollard and Co, Printers – Sowton
West of England Fire and Life Insurance Co
Wheatons Printers – Marsh Barton
Sewage Works – construction during 1931
SW2 or MV Countess Wear
Cornish and Co – outfitters
Countess Wear
Countess Wear Paper Mill
County Steam Laundry Exwick
Crime reports – from the newspapers
Custom House


Danes Castle
Debenhams – or Bobby's
Debenhams last sale – 20th September 2007
Defoe, Daniel – writes of Exeter during his visit in 1727
Deller's Cafe
Deller's Cafe photos
DevonAir Radio
Devon and Dorset Regiment the last parade
Devon County Show
Duel – last in Devon 1833


Eastern Fields, Pinhoe
Exe Bridge
Executed at Exeter – a list from 1285 to 1943
Exeter Arena
Exeter City FC
Exeter Folk – photographs of Exeter folk and friends
Exeter Musical Society
Exeter's name
Exeter Prison (Devon County Gaol)
Exeter Prison (South Street)
Exeter Rowing Club
Exeter Water Company – including the Water Engine and James Golsworthy
Exe Island – a history
Express and Echo – brief history
Express and Echo in Sidwell Street 1958 – photo essay
Exwick – a history
Exwick Memories – of Mike Ewing
Exwick Floods – Mike Ewing's memories
Exwick Community Photos
Exwick Corn Mill – Mallett's Mill a history
Exwick County Steam Laundry
Exwick – Gibbs, Banfill & Granger's Woollen Mill
Exwick Home Guard
Exwick Parish Hall
Exwick School
Exwick School Log
Exwick Toll House
Exwick Wool Workers 1851 & 1861


Falcons – a history of the speedway
Falcons crash barrier
Famous Exeter People
Film of Exeter
Fiennes, Celia – journal of her visit 1698
Fire Brigade – a history
Firms of Exeter
First Fleet – convicts from Exeter
First World War
First World War Roll of Honour
Floods in St Thomas 1960 includes the building of the flood channel and gates
Floods in St Thomas 1960 photos – some in colour
Flood Gates – Video of them working
Fore Street Photographs – then and now
Freemen of the City


Gallows Bridge – Honiton Road
Garages – adverts and photos of old and new garages
Gates of the City and Close
Bear Gate
St Catherine's Gate
East Gate
Little Stile
North Gate
Palace Gate
St Martin's Gate
St Petrocks Church (one of the gates to the Close)
Gendall Grave
Glass House – Countess Wear bottle factory
Graves – selected graves and their stories
Great War – Exeter's four years of war
Greenslades – coaches
Guildhall, bronze story of the bronze in Guildhall Centre
Guildhall Shopping Centre


Haccombe House, Redhills
Hall of the Vicars Choral
Hanging – last man sentenced
Haven Banks
Heavitree Arch – known as the Voice of Heavitree
Heavitree Cricket Club
Heavitree House
Heavitree photos
HMS Exeter
HMS Exeter
HMS Exeter's crew given the Freedom of the City 1940
HMS Exeter's crew given the Freedom of the City 2006
HMS Exeter – photo of model in the White Ensign Club/Trinity Church
HMS Exeter – short photo essay 1937 to 1939
HMS Exeter – letter home from released POW
HMS Exeter – crew list 1939
HMS Exeter – scale model
Historic Buildings – includes modern buildings of note and interesting places
Historic Events
Home Guard – a history
Home Guard – list of those who served
Honeylands House

The Blue Maids' Hospital School
The Heavitree or City Hospital and Workhouse
Exeter City Lunatic Asylum (Digby)
The Exeter Dental Hospital
The Exeter Dispensary
Exe Vale Hospital–Wonford House
The Magdalen Hospital
Mowbray House Maternity Home
The Old City Hospital and Workhouse
The Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital
The Redhills Hospital and Workhouse
The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
  The first kidney transplant in Exeter
  The first X–Ray and early cancer treatment
The Hospitals of St Alexius and St John
The St Thomas Hospital for Lunatics
The West of England Eye Infirmary
Horse trams
House that Moved includes the video
House that moved – Dick Passmore's memories
Housing – unique photos of old and condemned housing 1962


Ice–Factory – report on it burning down
AJW Motor Cycle Company
Beach Bros. – St Thomas
Bodley and Co – Commercial Road
Breweries of Exeter
City Brewery
Heavitree Brewery
Minor Breweries
St Anne's Well Brewery
St Thomas' Brewery
Well Park Brewery
Brickworks – Clifton Hill
Chrislea and Harper Aircraft Company
Garton and King – North Street
Glasshouse bottle factory – Countess Wear
Herbert Read Ltd
Hart and Moist Pottery – Haven Road
Lime Kilns–Exeter
Lime Kilns at Exminster Marshes
Lloyds Tobacco Co
Russell's Carrier Service
Vapormatic – Sowton Industrial Estate
Willey's Foundry – Water Lane, Haven Banks
Wippell and Co – Buller Road, St Thomas
Woollen Industry of Exeter – Exe Island
Information Bureau


Jews Burial Ground


King John's Tower


Lants Almshouses
Larkbeare House – the Judges Lodgings
Larkbeare House (Great) – home of the Barings
Leats of Exe Island
Led Zeppelin rock band
Lieutenant Laponotiere re–enactment of a famous journey
Lifeboat Exeter parades its new lifeboat 1866
Livery Dole
Lollard's Tower
London Inn Square
Lorries – a photo essay


McGahey's the Tobacconist
Maritime Museum
Marsh Barton Priory – the Priory of St Mary de Marisco
Mashups – then and now
Masters of the Gild of Weavers, Tuckers and Shearmen
Mayors of Exeter – a history and full list
Mayors Office
Medals for Bravery
Members of Parliament from 1660
Memorials and Monuments war memorials and other commemorative monuments
Memories – of Exeter folk
Mermaid Inn and Yard
Milestones and Markers – of the Exeter Turnpike
Minibus – the birth of
Mods and Rockers memories of a mod
Mol's Coffee House
Monty Python Filming in Exeter
Morrison shelters
Motoring – 1897 to 1920
Mount Pleasant Halt
Murals – street and mosaics
Museum – RAMM


Nelson given Freedom of the City 1801
New Buildings mural
Newspapers – a brief history with facsimiles of many early papers.
Newspapers 1913
Newspapers 1914
Newspapers 1915
Newspapers 1916
The Norman House, West Quarter
Northernhay House New
Nurseries – Sclater family


Old Matford House
Onedin Line
The Onedin Line – a photo essay of the March 1976 filming
Memories of making the Onedin Line
I was an Onedin Line extra
Film of the Onedin Line from 1971


Paris Street bus station
Panters, Sidwell Street
Prison – Devon County gaol before 1795 New
Prison – Devon County Prison after 1795
Prison – Exeter Bridewell
Prison – St Thomas


Belmont Park
Bull Meadow
Bury Meadow
Eastern Fields, Pinhoe
Heavitree Pleasure Garden
Hoopern Valley
Northbrook Park
Northernhay Park and Gardens
St Thomas Pleasure Gardens
Paul Street bus station
People Talking by Jenny Lloyd
Pinhoe – a history
Pinhoe – Battle of
Police history Exeter City Police Force
Police 19th Century – list of officers
Police 20th Century – list of officers
Police Photos
Pople, Robert – three times Mayor
Post Office – 1850 to 1864
Pram and Toy Shop
Prayer Book Rebellion – 1549
Princesshay – a history
Princesshay Commemorative Feature
Princesshay Photo Essay
Prison - Devon County at the Castle Lost
Prison - Devon County
Prison - Exeter Bridewell Lost
Prison - St Thomas Lost
Public Art – murals, ceramics, statues
Public Houses
Public Houses – longer histories of 80 plus pubs
Pubs list – 480 historic pubs – short histories of 480 pubs, inns and taverns
Pub Sign History – includes a video of pub signs of Exeter


Kings Wharf – warehouses
Quay Cellars
Quay and Canal – a history
Quay House and the old Quay
Transit (Fish) Shed
Wharfingers Office
Queen's Chambers – Queen Street


Ralling, Octavius – architect and artist
Rationing – Margaret Ball's memories
Recorders of Exeter – a list
Retail Companies
Banks of Exeter
Cornish and Co – Fore St & North St
Debenhams or Bobbys
Debenhams closes 2007
Dellers Cafe
Devon and Somerset Stores
Dingles or Colsons – 30 High Street
Eland the Stationers – Cathedral Close
Endicotts – 2 West Street
Guildhall Centre
Hartnell Fresh Foods – Longbrook Street
Hinton Lake Chemists – 41 High Street
Lugets Outfitters – 22 Cathedral Yard
Kastners Garage – Matford Business Park
McGahey's the Tobacconists
Panters– Sidwell Street
Pinder and Tuckwell – Fore Street
Princesshay – rebuilding
Pubs & Hotels – list to pages
Sclaters Nurseries
Thomas Moore – 102–104 Fore Street
Stone's Chemist – 166 Fore Street
Walton and Co.,
Woolworths closes 2009
Richard, Cliff and the Shadows
Road vehicles – photo essay
Rock and pop – some gigs remembered
Roll of Honour 1914 – 1919
Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones concert – backstage memory
Romans in Exeter – see 0AD to 400AD
Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Royal Albert Memorial Museum – a history
Royal Albert Memorial Museum – the last day before rebuilding in 2006
Royal Albert Memorial Museum – photos from 1979


St David's Station
St James' Park
St Leonard's – a history
St Sidwell's
St Thomas
St Thomas – a history
St Thomas photos
St Thomas Lunatic Asylum
Bishop Blackall School
  Bishop Blackall School – Olive Nibb's memories
Central School
Episcopal Secondary Modern School
Exeter Boys' Industrial School
Exeter School
Exeter College
Exeter University
Exwick School
  Exwick School Logbook
Heles School
Isca College of Media Arts
John Stocker School
Maynard School
Mount Radford School
Newtown School
Ragged Schools
St James School
St John's Hospital School
St Lukes Training College
St Lukes Science and Sports College
St Peter's School
St Sidwell's School
West of England School (for the Blind)
West Exe College
Scrapbook of Decades
19th Century Exeter
21st Century Exeter
Sea Cadets – the first 75 years
Second World War
Sergeant at Mace
Sheriffs of Exeter – a list
Ships on the Exeter Ship Canal – photos
Sidwell Street photos
Snow 'Event 2010
Speedway – early history
Sports Clubs, Sport Centres and Sports Stadiums
Springfield, Dusty
Standfield and White – Olive Nibbs' memories
Stations and Halts
Statues and sculptures
Steamship – first at quay
Stories of Exeter – from Exonians
Streets and Roads – list of histories of streets and roads
Southernhay Bath House
Southernhay House Hotel
Swansborough, Maurice – photo essay from 1933, and 1949 to 1951
Swimming – City Swimming Baths
Swimming – Head Weir Bathing Place
Swimming – Tepid Baths
Synagogue – Synagogue Place


Tepid Baths, King's Alley
Barnfield Theatre - Barnfield Road
Exeter Theatre - Waterbeer Street
Hippodrome/Plaza - London Inn Square
New Theatre - Southernhay West
Northcott Theatre - University Campus
Seven Stars Inn - Okehampton Street
Theatre Royal 1 - Southernhay West – burnt down
Theatre Royal 2 - Longbrook Street – burnt down
  Theatre Royal fire 1887
  Theatre Royal Fire – Illustrated
  Theatre Royal fire dead – list of the known victims
Theatre Royal 3 - Longbrook Street – demolished 1962
  Theatre Royal programme covers
  Theatre Royal Closes – Twinkle, the last show
Victoria Hall - Queen Street
Then and Now Mashups by Andrew Seatherton
Three Gables
Timeline – BC200 to 2006
Titanic Victims from Exeter
Toll Houses of Exeter
Toll House – Exwick
Topsham a short history and streets of Topsham
Trams – a history
Tram crash 1917
Transit Shed, Quay
Transport named Exeter – trains and boats and planes
Trews Weir – includes the paper mill
Trucks and lorries – photo essay
Tudor House
Turf Lock
Tuckers Hall
Tuckers Hall – a history
Tuckers Hall – Clerks & Beadles of the Gild
Tuckers Hall – Masters of the Gild


Underground Passages
US Navy Camp
US Navy Camp – John Moon's memories
UXB – defusing


Video on the site
Vikings besiege Exeter
Visitors – famous and infamous


War memorials
Water Supply – including the Water Engine and James Golsworthy
Water Carriers – memories of the water sellers from the 1840's
Water Mills
Water Spout at Topsham
West Quarter
Wharfinger's Office, Quay
Where is This – help identify these photographs
Whipton Bridge Halt
Widgery, F J – Mayor and artist
William I (Conqueror)
William of Orange enters Exeter 1688
Woollen Industry of Exeter
Woolworths – end of an era




Zenith House

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