North Devon in 1823

In the second of the series connected with our North Devon Journal Archive our Chairman delves into the goings on in 1823. Barum Athena Last time I wrote about how the Sherborne Mercury reported news from North Devon in 1822. This week I will go on to 1823 – the year before the first appearance …

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North Devon in 1822

The following post has been written by our current Chairman and is part of a series of posts contected to our extensive North Devon Journal Archive. Barum Athena. The North Devon Journal was founded in July 1824 and for nearly 30 years remained the only continuously published weekly paper in North Devon. Before 1824 newspaper …

A Brief Introduction

Tales from the Archives is designed to give an insight into the North Devon Athenaeum, Past, Present and Future.All the posts will have a common thread, they will either contain an item from our large and varied collections or be about the NDA or the people associated with it in some way. We will have …