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A Mill Town Heritage

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The Ivybridge Heritage & Archives Group aims to celebrate the rich history of Ivybridge and is dedicated to promoting a lively interest in the Town’s background and development by researching, collecting and preserving archives and photographic records of this unique Mill Town.

Spring Homepage 2019

Welcome to Ivybridge Uncovered

A Mill Town Heritage

The Ivybridge Heritage & Archives Group aims to celebrate the rich history of Ivybridge and is dedicated to promoting a lively interest in the Town’s background and development by researching, collecting and preserving archives and photographic records of this unique Mill Town.

Lee Moor Public Hall Committee are presenting

Lee Moor Through the Ages

Lee Moor Village

at Lee Moor Public Hall from Sat 6th – Sat 13th April 2019

The hall will be open from 2 – 5 pm and 7 – 9 pm daily and admission is free

This local history exhibition looks at the lives of the people of Lee Moor and their close connection with the china clay industry.

Lee Moor Public Hall Committee are presenting

Lee Moor Through the Ages

Lee Moor Village

at Lee Moor Public Hall

from Sat 6th – Sat 13th April 2019

The hall will be open from 2 – 5 pm and 7 – 9 pm daily

and admission is free

This local history exhibition looks at the lives of the people of Lee Moor and their close connection with the china clay industry.

Primroses

from Devon

Each April Stowford Paper Mill sent out locally picked primroses to all of its customers around the country. Each box contained two bunches of 50 primroses together with 5 leaves. However, due to growing environmental concerns in the 1980s this tradition ceased at the end of that decade.

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Primroses

from Devon

Each April Stowford Paper Mill sent out locally picked primroses to all of its customers around the country. Each box contained two bunches of 50 primroses together with 5 leaves. However, due to growing environmental concerns in the 1980s this tradition ceased at the end of that decade.

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Watermarking

Follow the journey from the first watermarks created at Stowford Paper Mill in the mid nineteenth century to the very last one made in 2013 to mark the end of paper making in Ivybridge after 226 years of continuous production.

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Watermarking

Follow the journey from the first watermarks created at Stowford Paper Mill in the mid nineteenth century to the very last one made in 2013 to mark the end of paper making in Ivybridge after 226 years of continuous production.
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NUMBER, PLEASE ?

For decades the Telephone Exchange in Ivybridge was located above the Post Office in Fore Street. The manually operated switchboards were operated by trained telephonists.

NUMBER, PLEASE ?

For decades the Telephone Exchange in Ivybridge was located above the Post Office in Fore Street. The manually operated switchboards were operated by trained telephonists.

” NUMBER, PLEASE ? “

For decades the Telephone Exchange in Ivybridge was located above the Post Office in Fore Street. The manually operated switchboards were operated by trained telephonists.

Land Surveying & Benchmarks

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Land Surveying
Primroses from Devon mobile link
People of Ivy
People of Ivybridge Homepage 2019

Several streets and buildings in Ivybridge bear the name of former residents

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Ivybridge Town Council
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Devon County Council - Copy
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