10 Facts About Directors Past

1. We Have Trustees and Directors on Our Board Because we were set up with a deed of trust there are two types of board members, the Trustees whose names are on the deed of trust and Directors who make up the rest of the board. The entire board administer the overall running of the …

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10 Facts About Librarians Past

1. There Have Been a Total of 13 Librarians over the last 130 Years. One of the thirteen was an honorary librarian while four of the thirteen have been women. 2. The First Librarian was Given a Pension on his Retirement in 1893 William Knill, who was also the last librarian of the Barnstaple Literary …

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 …