Members Area

Weds 22 Jan Member’s Evening Colyton Town Hall
Weds 26 Feb The History of Bridport Rope
by Bruce Evans
Preceded by The Annual General Meeting
Colyton Memorial Hall
Weds 26 March From Southleigh to Sowetto 50 years in Newspapers
by Philip Evans
Colyton Town Hall
Weds 23 April The Peeks and Rousden
by Nicky Campbell
Colyton Memorial Hall
Weds 24 Sept Living the Poor Life
The Poor Law System in East Devon
by June Wellington
Colyton Town Hall
Weds 22 Oct Devon Farmhouses
by Tom Coleman
Colyton Memorial Hall
Weds 26 Nov Armageddon 1914
by Robert Hesketh
Colyton Town Hall

The attendance fee for each talk, with coffee, is £1 for members and £2 for non members. All talks start at 7,30.

Town Walks
Lasting about an hour these walks are held from Easter through the summer months starting from the car park on Thursday afternoons at 2pm. Dates will be shown on the town notice board. For further details or to book for a party contact Jane Dauncey on 552514.

Parish Boundary Walk
The annual walk, following as far as possible a stretch of the Colyton parish boundary, will be on Weds 8 May. It will be led by Jasmine List. 552313

Heritage Centre
Thanks to the generosity of a local benefactor a permanent premises has now been made available to the Society as a Heritage Centre. This is located in the “Merchants House”, Market Square, and will be open from Easter through the summer months.

Monthly News Letter
It is intended to publish a monthly news letter. This will be distributed as far as possible by email. Members who have email are asked to send their address to Jasmine List.

Officers of the Society
Chairman – Marian Sydenham
Treasurer – Roger Hutton
Secretary – Jasmine List
Membership Secretary – Glennis Ashbolt, Trichayne, Colyton EX24 6SP

Annual Subscription
Subscriptions (£5 single or £8 for two) are due on 1st Jan. These may be paid at the meetings, left with Haynes Hardware in an envelope or posted to the Membership Secretary.

Web Site
The Society’s web site is available at