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Welcome to Ivybridge Uncovered

A Mill Town Heritage

Welcome to Ivybridge Uncovered

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.

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Boy Scouts - 1st Ivybridge Troop. The V.A.D. Hospital.

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They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember them

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember them

November 2018

marks the centenary of the Armistice of the Great War and the cessation of hostilities. To mark the occasion several pages on the theme of World War One and its impact upon Ivybridge will be featured on the website over the next two months. Additionally, the Ivybridge Heritage & Archives Group are presenting a display on World War One and the Armistice at The Watermark, starting on 10th November and lasting for one week.
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” On the morning of the 11th November the ringing of the large bell apprised the village that the Armistice with Germany had been signed; the news was received, as might be expected, with great jubilation and relief. Peace again! “

Ivybridge parish magazine 1918.

 

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Church bells had been largely silenced during the war but started ringing out all over Britain in celebration, as news of the Armistice spread throughout the land.

In 1909

Post Offices

became the principal payment agency for social security benefits which began with

Old-Age Pensions

Stowford Paper Mill was the supplier of pension payment slip paper from 1926, business which was to remain in Ivybridge until paper-based pension books were phased out in 2003.

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``Full of thanksgiving, full of joy, full of wonderment, a bit bewildered, and a little doubtful, were we when the glorious news came through on Monday morning, November 11th, that the Armistice had been signed``.

Peace Again !

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