Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site - Newspaper Articles Devon

Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site
Newspaper Articles Devon


Newspaper Articles Devon


Whilst on the search for my ancestors, I've photocopied a few newspaper pages. Links will be placed here to the articles that have been typed up: The dates listed are the dates of the newspapers, not the date of the actual event.


The Bideford Weekly Gazette and and Devon and Cornwall Advertiser

29 Jan 1907 The Bideford Weekly Gazette Burnt to death at Dawlish RACKLEY


The Devon and Exeter Gazette

06 May 1889 The Devon and Exeter Gazette 06 May 1889 Accidents at Crewkerne includes Barnard DEAN Grocer of Haselbury Somerset

09 May 1907 The Devon and Exeter Gazette The late Mr. BARRELL of Salterton

12 Aug 1908 The Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette Inquest on Alice May OATEN of Paradise Square Taunton

07 Jun 1912 The Devon and Exeter Gazette Holcombe Rogus Death of the Wife of Mr Jno TOOZE

15 Dec 1916 The Devon and Exeter Gazette Halberton Funeral John ROOKLEY

04 May 1917 The Devon and Exeter Gazette Halberton Pte. John ROOKLEY

16 Oct 1931 The Devon and Exeter Gazette Charge Fails Charles Hubert CREES and Fred William CREES of Heavitree Exeter witnesses

13 Mar 1936 The Devon and Exeter Gazette Crewkerne Death Mr Thomas MALE of Mount Pleasant Crewkerne

19 May 1939 Devon and Exeter Gazette 101 years old. Death of Kingsteignton's Centenarian. Mrs. Bridget GERMON

19 May 1939 Devon and Exeter Gazette Mr George F. GOSNEY Death of Prominent Crewkerne Townsman of Easthams Road Crewkerne

08 Nov 1940 The Devon and Exeter Gazette Exeter Weddings Colin CREES to Norah Lydia Helena MORGAN

12 Dec 1941 The Devon and Exeter Gazette Obituary Mrs Winifred Coles DOBLE nee WRIGHT Luppitt wife of Edgar DOBLE of Higher Blannicombe Farm Honiton

16 Nov 1945 The Devon and Exeter Gazette Cpl Ronald MONTANDON award Bronze Star Medal of 6 Friars Gate Exeter


The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette

12 Nov 1869 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Cullompton Petty Sessions

29 Apr 1870 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Cullompton Daniel ROOKLEY Assault

05 Aug 1870 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Honiton Petty Sessions Sarah BUDD Daniel ROOKLEY Stealing Gooseberries

05 Oct 1877 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Cullompton Petty Sessions

28 Jun 1878 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Cullompton Petty Sessions

15 Oct 1880 Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Cullompton

23 Feb 1883 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Submersion of the Great Western Railway at Northmoor

08 Jan 1918 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Eliza BARRALL

15 Jun 1920 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Budleigh Salterton Funeral Mrs. RADFORD ROWE

11 Nov 1938 Exeter and Plymouth Gazette North Tawton

15 Mar 1946 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Weddings BRISTER-HUSSEY Wedding of Pte Roy Gordon BRISTER to Miss Joyce Winifred THORN on 7 Mar 1946 at Colyton Devon


The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegram

07 Dec 1869 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegram Cullompton Petty Sessions John ROOKLEY stealing a barrel

19 Apr 1876 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegram Cullompton Petty Sessions

19 Sep 1877 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegram Cullompton Petty Sessions

23 Nov 1881 The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Cullompton Petty Sessions


North Devon Journal

23 Mar 1855 The North Devon Journal Devon Lent Assizes John ROOKLEY Kentisbeare Stealing Ducks

15 Sep 1932 North Devon Journal Pretty Woolacombe Wedding Miss Mary Joan CLARK to Mr Percival Albert CHILCOTT Son of Mr and Mrs A. CHILCOTT of 70 Ashleigh Avenue Bridgwater Somerset


The North Devon Journal Herald

30 Dec 1943 The North Devon Journal Funeral of Mr Albert CHILCOTT of Sunningdale Woolacombe Devon Native of Bridgwater Somerset


The Somerset County Gazette and Bristol Express

03 Nov 1877 Somerset County Gazette and Bristol Express Collumpton Petty Sessions DUMMET ROOKLEY FOURACRE

13 Jul 1878 Somerset County Gazette and Bristol Express Collumpton Petty Sessions ROOKLEY


Taunton Courier, Bristol and Exeter Journal and Western Advertiser

08 Oct 1884 Taunton Courier Collumpton Curry Rivel Kingston


The Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald

05 Jun 1860 The Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald Cullompton Petty Sessions John ROOKLEY

16 Feb 1875 The Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald Cullompton Petty Sessions Tresspass ROOKLEY

25 May 1875 The Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald Cullompton Petty Sessions Assault Daniel ROOKLEY

18 Jul 1876 The Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald Sarah ROOKLEY A dishonest servant

31 Oct 1876 Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald Cullompton Petty Sessions

22 Apr 1879 The Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald Cullompton Petty Sessions Damaging Plantation Mary Ann ROOKLEY

16 Dec 1879 The Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald Cullompton Petty Sessions No License James ROOKLEY

12 Mar 1889 The Tiverton Gazette and East Devon Herald Births, Marriages and Deaths


The Torquay Times and South Devon Advertiser

07 Feb 1902 The Torquay Times Sudden Death Shadrach WEBBER of 2 Laburnum Street Tor


Trewman's Exeter Flying-Post

29 Apr 1824 Trewman's Exeter Flying Post Married Died

04 Sep 1845 Trewmans Exeter Flying Post Coroner Inquest Moses ROOKLEY

20 Jan 1864 Trewman's Exeter Flying Post Cullompton Inquest Elizabeth ROOKLEY

10 Nov 1869 Trewman's Exeter Flying Post Cullompton

10 Jan 1877 Trewman's Exeter Flying Post Cullompton Petty Sessions

02 Mar 1881 Trewman's Exeter Flying Post Cullompton Petty Sessions


The Western Morning News and Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette

27 Feb 1937 The Western Morning News Swept by a Torrent includes Mrs CREES of Brook Cottage Whipton Devon


The Western Morning News and Western Daily Mercury

30 May 1927 The Western Morning News Funeral of Mr Joseph Bond MALE of Taunton formerly Headmaster of Holy Trinity School


Supplement to the Western Times

30 Aug 1862 Supplement to the Western Times Divisional Petty Sessions


The Western Times

06 Sep 1845 The Western Times Kentisbeer Moses ROOKLEY

13 Apr 1850 The Western Times Trials of the prisoners James ROOKLEY stealing bark

23 Oct 1852 The Western Times Cullompton Petty Sessions James ROOKLEY Stealing Apples

10 Mar 1855 The Western Times Devon Lent Assizes

31 Mar 1855 The Western Times Tiverton Petty Sessions John ROOKLEY Assault

08 May 1858 The Western Times Cullompton

05 Jun 1858 The Western Times Cullompton Petty Sessions ROOKLEY

13 Nov 1858 The Western Times Cullompton Petty Sessions DENNER ROOKLEY BLACKMORE Drunk and Disorderly

22 Jan 1864 The Western Times Kentisbeare Fatal Accident Elizabeth ROOKLEY

29 Mar 1866 The Western Times; Exeter Totnes County Court HILL v. ROOKLEY

09 Nov 1866 The Western Times Collumpton Petty Sessions A Fowl Transaction John BOWLES William ROOKLEY

09 Nov 1869 The Western Times Cullompton Petty Sessions James ROOKLEY Assault

29 Apr 1870 The Western Times; Exeter Cullompton Petty Sessions

05 Jan 1872 The Western Times; Exeter Kentisbeare Cullompton

21 Apr 1876 The Western Times; Exeter Cullompton Petty Sessions

21 Jul 1876 The Western Times Tiverton Sarah ROOKLEY Stealing

03 Nov 1876 The Western Times; Exeter Cullompton Magistrates Meeting

03 Oct 1877 The Western Times Cullompton Petty Sessions ROOKLEY

12 Jul 1878 The Western Times Cullompton Petty Sessions

07 Jul 1881 The Western Times Cullompton Taunton

05 Oct 1881 The Western Times Torquay Petty Sessions John ELLIS Sarah ROOKLEY

25 Nov 1881 The Western Times Collumpton Petty Sessions Trespass in pursuit ROOKLEY

09 Apr 1885 The Western Times County Quarter Sessions CANN v. HITCHCOCK

20 Mar 1896 The Western Times Tiverton District Session WEBBER and ROOKLEY

12 Apr 1902 The Western Times Births Marriages

02 May 1903 The Western Times Heavitree Worthy Funeral of William CREES of the “Bays” Heavitree

21 Oct 1904 The Western Times Halberton John ROOKLEY fall

28 Oct 1904 The Western Times Halberton Mr. J. ROOKLEY

10 May 1907 The Western Times Stoodleigh Funeral Mr. Thomas BARRELL

27 Sep 1912 The Western Times Halberton Kentisbeare

15 May 1914 The Western Times Totnes

07 May 1915 The Western Times Halberton Death Mrs. Maria ASHMAN

15 Dec 1916 The Western Times Halberton Death Mr. John ROOKLEY

13 Mar 1917 The Western Times Roll of Honour, West-country casualties in the latest lists

22 Jul 1921 The Western Times Kentisbeare

13 Mar 1925 The Western Times Tiverton Drowning Case Sylvia Alice GLIDDON of Council Gardens Tiverton

24 Feb 1928 The Western Times Kentisbeare

26 Apr 1929 The Western Times Death from Scalds Raymond William GLIDDON of Council Gardens Tiverton

20 Sep 1929 The Western Times Sainthill

11 Apr 1930 The Western Times Holcombe Rogus Funeral of Mr John TOOZE

13 Jun 1930 The Western Times Sainthill

09 Jan 1931 The Western Times Holcombe Rogus Funeral of Mrs Laura GRANT of Whipcott Holcombe Rogus includes TOOZE

11 Mar 1932 The Western Times Kentisbeare

18 Mar 1932 The Western Times Uffculme Funeral Mrs Fanny POOK Widow of Mr Aaron POOK

21 Jul 1933 The Western Times Holcombe Rogus Funeral of Mr. Charles TOOZE

15 Dec 1933 The Western Times Hockworthy Funeral in Holcombe Rogus Churchyard of Mr Mark TOOZE

15 Mar 1935 The Western Times Clyst Hydon Funeral of Albert Edward HAWKINS of Pratt's Cottage Clyst Hydon

14 Jun 1935 The Western Times Clyst Hydon Death and Funeral of Elizabeth Ann HAWKINS nee GLANVILLE formerly of Pratt's Cottage Clyst Hydon

28 Feb 1936 The Western Times Old-Time Coaching Hostelry Sold The George Inn South Molton includes Mr. F. A. OATEN

06 Nov 1936 The Western Times Wedding Arch of Badminton Rackets Marriage of William CREES to Miss Ruth COLES at Whipton Devon

24 Jun 1938 The Western Times Funeral of Mrs Cecilia Margaret OATEN at Ilfracombe Devon

24 Dec 1941 The Western Times Funeral Mr John TOOZE of Home Pitt Holcombe Rogus


Supplement to Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette

24 Oct 1857 Supplement to Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Collumpton Petty Sessions ROOKLEY BLACKMORE Raising Hue & Cry


Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette

29 Sep 1849 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Collumpton Petty Sessions Apple Stealing William ROOKLEY

13 Mar 1852 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Tiverton County Sessions CARNELL v. ROOKLEY

26 Feb 1853 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Tiverton James ROOKLEY Accident

20 Aug 1853 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette COLLUMPTON Petty Sessions

29 Oct 1853 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Kentisbeare Ploughing Match Halberton Ploughing Match

10 Mar 1855 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Cullompton John ROOKLEY Stealing Ducks

09 May 1857 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette A visit to the whetstone pits of Blackdown

25 Aug 1860 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Collumpton Petty Sessions

08 May 1863 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Cullompton Petty Sessions

22 Jan 1864 Woolmer's Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Kentisbeare Inquest Elizabeth ROOKLEY


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