Plymouth’s History

Plymouth History

Plymouth History

Hands on Plymouth’s History – 2012 A Year of Celebration Plymouth Guildhall Saturday 14 July 2012, 10am to 4pm

2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office. This event will showcase some of the interesting records from collections, including those related to sport in the city and previous Jubilees. There is a talk programme throughout the day and will include Chris Robinson, local historian and author of many local history books, discussing ‘Plymouth in the 40s and 50s’ from 10.30am. Peter Towey from the Friends of Devon Archives (FoDA) will then talk about what FoDA can offer local and family historians from 11.30am. More information

Eggbuckland Exhibition

A HISTORY exhibition is being held in Eggbuckland to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. on June 12 and 15th open between 10am and 2pm at St Edward’s Church, Eggbuckland and covers the parish of Eggbuckland in the reigns of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II. Also commemorative gifts will also be on display for everyone to see.