2018 In Pictures

We've had an interesting and hectic year, here is a round up of what we got up to in pictures. January We kicked off the year by creating a new website, giving the blog a new look and joining Instagram. The first image we posted showed the first books of the year to be accessioned …

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130 Facts All About Us!

As part of our 130th Anniversary celebrations we complied 130 facts about us and the collections in our care...If you missed any of the 10 facts series here is a complete list in order: 10 Facts About the North Devon Athenaeum 10 Facts About William Frederick Rock 10 Facts About the Barnstaple Literary and Scientific …

10 Facts About Our Collections in the North Devon Record Office

The North Devon Record Office was opened in 1988 and we have been working alongside them ever since. 1. When the North Devon Record Office First Opened, they Charged for Viewing Their Collections…Except the Ones We had Put on Loan! Our Deed of Trust ensures anyone can view our collections for free, as such the …

10 Facts About Our Items on Display at the Guildhall, Barnstaple

1. There Are Several items on Display in the Dodderidge Room of the Guildhall. The room itself was rescued from a house in Cross Street when it was pulled down to make way for new post office. The wooden panelling, fireplace and original window were then relocated to its current home just behind the council …