Cupboard 3: Boxed material

CG Church Guide.
M Maps (photocopies, mainly of the Tithe Map).*
PE People (memories are under History).*
W Work/industry.
PL Places,houses, locations.*
INS Institutions such as Parish Council, School, churches.*
H History, includes events and people's memories.*
B Beacon - subscribers, 1984-2004.
NC Newspaper cuttings.*

The Blanche Wonnacott Archive BW
This has been roughly sorted and boxed into the following categories, with the category in pencil.

  • Common land.
  • Court case - she took Captain Buckingham to court over the conduct of a Parish Council.
  • Victory Hall - she objected to the decision to change the consititution.
  • Rights of way - roughly sorted.
  • Footpaths and rights of way - unsorted.
  • Charities.
  • Newspaper cutting and pages.
  • Miscellaneous - a motley collection.

*Catalogued on Excel.


South Tawton Local History Group has an active Facebook page with interesting historical and recent photographs regularly appearing.

Map of South Zeal

In 2013 the South Tawton Local History Group installed a board with a historical map of South Zeal at the South Zeal car park: