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Index to

The Memory Be Green

An Oral History of a Devon Village

by

Liz Shakespeare


(Letterbox Books, 1990)

ISBN 0 9516879 0 5



Name

Place

Event

Date

Pages

Ashton

Thorne, Buckland Brewer

1930's

26

Atkinson, Major

Littleham

Home Guard

c.1914

81

Badcock, Lionel

Littleham

Living

c.1910

47

Badcock, Lionel

Bideford

Gardener

c.1925

74

Badcock, Lionel

Married Maud

1925

74

Badcock, Lionel

Died

1947

74

Badcock, Maud

Born

1903

74

Badcock, Maud

Littleham

Moved to

1925

74

Badcock, Maud

Littleham

Living

1930's-1940's

29, 69

Badcock, Maud

Littleham Post Office

Owner

1935-1970

74

Badcock, Maud

Village, the

Postmistress

27

Baglow, Annie

Born

c.1890

75

Baglow, Annie

Apps

Drowned

17 Jan 1916

75

Baglow, Annie

Littleham Church

Monumental Inscription

75

Barrow ne Beer, Gwen

Hallsannery Farm

Living

1930's

86

Barrow ne Beer, Gwen

Littleham

Living

1930's

68

Barrow ne Beer, Gwen

Littleham & Landcross School

Pupil

1930's

86

Batten, Charlie

Littleham

Living

1940's

72-74,77

Batten, Charlie

Mount Pleasant, No. 2

Living

1930's

76

Batten, Charlie

Died

1971

77

Beer

Hallsannery Farm

Living

1940's

72,90

Beer

Mount Pleasant, No. 5

Living

1940's

72

Beer

Mount Pleasant, No. 7

Living

1940's

72

Beer

West Ashbridge

Living

1940's

72

Beer ne Stevens, Gertie

Littleham

Living

c.1916

75

Beer ne Stevens, Gertie

Littleham school

1920's

32

Beer ne Stevens, Gertie

1920's

30

Beer ne Stevens, Gertie

1930's

27,28,36

Beer ne Stevens, Gertie

Living (age 90)

1990

19

Beer, Ernest

Ashridge

Married Gertie Stevens

1926/27

22

Beer, Horace

Littleham & Landcross School

Pupil

1940's

88

Beer, Horace

Littleham

Village Fete

1954

Photo

Beer, Mr. E

Littleham & Landcross School

Supplying milk

1946

90

Bell, Captain

c.1925

Bell, Captain

Heale House

Owner

1920's

32

Bell, Captain

Heale House

1930's

33,41

Bell, Captain

1930's

34

Berrold, Stephen

Yeo Vale House

Owner

1930's

34

Berrold, Stephen

Yeo Vale House

Left never to return

1938

35

Birch, Mr.

Syventray, Apps Lane

Purchased field

1920's

96

Bourne, Mr. & Mrs.

Commodore Hotel

c.1942

83

Brend, Bill

Mount Pleasant

Living

1930's

37

Brend, Bill

Rectory, the

Gardener

1930's

37

Brend, Mrs. Rosie

Littleham

Living

1940's

74

Brend, Mrs. Rosie

Littleham

Shopkeeper

1940's

63

Brend, Sidney

Littleham

Butcher

1940's

63

Brommel, Gerald

Baker

1940's

93

Carter, Miss

Littleham & Landcross School

Teacher

c.1908

84

Chubb, Mrs.

Littleham & Landcross School

Teacher

c.1908

85

Clarke, Mrs.

Littleham

Rectors wife

1950's

69

Clements

Rectory, The

Head gardener

1920's

78

Clements, Ernie

Littleham & Landcross School

Pupil

c.1910

85

Clements, Jack

Littleham

Living

1940's

74

Clements, Jack

Old Moor Cottages

Living

c.1950

78

Clements, Jack

Navy pensioner

c.1950

78

Clements, Mrs.

Littleham

Living

1930's

68

Cock, Mr. J.

Bideford

Builder

1905

87

Cole, Mr.

1930's

25

Cole, Mrs.

Middle Langdon

Living

1930's

29

Cook

Council Cottage

Living

1940's

72

Cook

Mount Pleasant, No. 1

Living

1940's

72

Cook

Mount Pleasant, No. 9

Living

1940's

72

Cook, Charlie

Landcross

Born

1905

39,80,84

Cook, Charlie

Littleham

Living

1905-1980's

39

Cook, Charlie

Littleham & Landcross School

Started school

1908

84

Cook, Charlie

Littleham

Village Fete

c.1910

65

Cook, Charlie

Littleham

c.1915

46

Cook, Charlie

Littleham

Living

1920's

55,75

Cook, Charlie

Heale House

Gardener

1919-1930

33,39-42

Cook, Charlie

Yeo Vale House

Gardener

1930's

42

Cook, Charlie

Portledge

Gardener

1930's

42

Cook, Charlie

Westward Ho!

Gardener

1930's

42

Cook, Charlie

Old Barnstaple Road, Bideford

Gardener

1930's-1970's

42

Cook, Charlie

Littleham

Living

1930's

44,70

Cook, Charlie

Torrington

Littleham Home Guard

Photo

Cook, Charlie

Married Enid

1932

42-43

Cook, Jack

c.1910

21

Cook, Mr.

Horse dealer

c.1914

81

Cook, Mr.

Littleham

Slaughterman

1920's

47,55

Cook, Mrs.

Littleham Court

Working

c.1910

40

Cook, Mrs.

Yeo Vale House

Working

1930's

35

Copp, George

Littleham

Blacksmith

1940's

63

Copp, George

Parkham

Blacksmith

1940's

96

Crocker, Arscott

Summerhill

Blacksmiths

1881

45

Dennis

Old Forge, the

Blacksmith

1920's

96

Ellis, Miss

Littleham & Landcross School

Teacher

c.1908

84

Ellis, Mr.

Taxi driver

1950's

69

Freindship, Miss

Bideford

Living

1920's

62

Freindship, Mr.

Bideford

Baker

1940's

50

Gillespie

Littleham

Living

1940's

74

Hamlyn, Mrs.

Clovelly

Motor car

c.1910

61

Hawker, Parson

Morwenstowe

Living

1940's

75

Hearn, Mr.

1930's

27

Hearn, Mrs.

Littleham

Living

1930's

68

Hills, Mr.

Bus driver

1950's

69

Huxtable

Alverdiscott Farm

Living

1940's

90

Jenkins

Hoop Inn

Landlord

1920's

96

Johns ne Prouse, Winifred

Littleham

Living

1930's

46,70,73

Johns ne Prouse, Winifred

Littleham

Village Fete

1954

Photo

Johns ne Prouse, Winifred

near Littleham

Living

1934-1980's

24

Johns, Gilbert

Littleham

1930's

46

Johns, Gilbert

Married Winifred

1932

24

Johnson, Mrs.

c.1942

83

Jollow

Littleham

Living

1940's

74,75

Jones

Bideford

Supply teacher

1950

91

Joy, Mrs.

Heale House

Working

1930's

34

Kerrich, Reverend

Glebe ground, the

Rent

c.1910

22

Kerrich, Reverend

Methodist chapel

c.1920

20

Kerrich, Reverend

Methodist chapel

1930's

29

Kerrich, Reverend

Rectory, the

Living

1909-1933

35,36

Kingdom, Miss Olive

Littleham & Landcross School

Teacher

1940's

63

Kingdom, Miss Olive

Littleham & Landcross School

Teacher

1947

90

Kingdom, Miss Olive

Tollhouse, Scratchyface Lane

Living

1947

90

Kivell, Miss

Littleham village

Shopkeeper

c.1910

104

Luxton ne Beer, Christine

Littleham & Landcross School

Pupil

1940's

87

Lyle, Cyril

Littleham

Gardener

1930's

66

Lyle, Cyril

Littleham

Village Fete

1930's

66

Lyle, Mrs.

Red Cottages

Living

1950

92

Lyle, Mrs.

Evacuees

c.1940

82

Margaret

Heale Farm

Working (23 years)

46

Marshall, Alan

Littleham & Landcross School

Started school

1947

90

Marshall, Alan

Littleham

Living

1940's

72,73,78

Marshall, Alan

Littleham

Village Fete

1954

Photo

Martin, Miss

Opposite Littleham School

Shopkeeper

c.1910

86,104

Mason, Mr.

Portledge

Living

c.1910

60

McDougall

Heale House

Purchase

1930's

33

McDougall, Vi

Heale House

Evacuees

c.1940

82

McDougall, Vi

Heale House

Living

1930's

30,33,34,71

Moyse

Littleham

Living

1940's

75

Nicholls, Mrs.

Littleham

Living

1930's

30

Nichols, Harry

Langdon

Living

c.1890

52

Palmer

Married Annie

c.1920

61

Palmer, Annie

Alwington

Birth

21 April 1896

60

Palmer, Annie

Fairy Cross Post Office

Living

c.1910

60

Palmer, Annie

Rudhabridge Farm

Moved to

c.1925

61

Palmer, Annie

Littleham

Living

1930's

68

Palmer, Annie

Littleham

Village Fete

1930's

66

Palmer, Annie

Rudhabridge Farm

Living

1980's

58

Palmer, Annie

Widowed

1937

61

Parsons, Mrs.

Littleham

Living

1930's

29

Parsons, Mrs.

Rudhabridge Farm

Washerwoman

1930's

63

Partridge, Miss

Alwington School

Teacher

c.1900

60

Peete, Miss

Summerhill

Living

1930's

78

Peete, Miss

District nurse

1930's

79

Philbrick, Mr.

Apps Brewery

Owner

1885

98

Prouse, Mrs.

Bucks Cross

Living

1930's

47,70

Prouse, Winifred

Clovelly

Birth

1907

24

Prouse, Winifred

Clovelly

Living

1907-14

24

Prouse, Winifred

Bucks Cross

Moved to

1914

24

Prouse, Winifred

Married Gilbert Johns

1932

24

Raynor, Miss

Littleham & Landcross School

Teacher

1941

89

Rowe, Miss

Littleham & Landcross School

Headmistress

c.1908

84,85

Rowe, Miss

Red Cottage

Living

c.1910

85

Ruddock, Dr.

Living

1930's

68

Sanders, Mrs.

Orleigh Mills

c.1910

21

Saunders, Mr.

Orleigh Mills

Owner

1940's

89

Sheenery, Mrs.

Littleham village

Living

c.1910

85

Short

Bideford Post Office

Postman

1920's

54

Slader, Jack

Summerhill

Wheelwright

1930's

78,79

Stevens

Boundstone Farm

Owners

c.1900

19

Stevens

Married Alice Vanstone

20

Stevens, Edward

Littleham

Living

c.1950

78

Stevens, Edward

School House Farm

Farmer

1940's

49

Stevens, Gertie

Boundstone Farm

1907

Photo

Stevens, Gertie

Higher Boundstone

Birth

1900

20

Stevens, Gertie

Mother died

1909/10

20

Stevens, Gertie

Married Ernest Beer

1926/27

22

Stevens, Gertie

Hallsannery Farm

Moved to

1926/27

22

Stevens, Gertie

Father died (age 65)

1932

20

Stevens, Gracie

Boundstone Farm

1907

Photo

Stevens, Jack

Boundstone Farm

1907

Photo

Stevens, Mrs.

Boundstone Farm

Living

1946

90

Stevens, Mrs.

Littleham & Landcross School

Supplying milk

1946

90

Stevens, Mrs.

Littleham & Landcross School

Headmistress

1947

90

Stevens, Mrs.

Littleham school

Headteacher

1940's

63

Stucley

Littleham

Farm sale

c. 1900

56

Stucley, Sir Hugh

1930's

36

Taylor, Mr.

Littleham

Harvesting

1930's

47

Taylor, Mrs.

Littleham

1930's

26,47

Toye, Dr.

Motor car

c.1910

61

Upton

Knowle

Living

1940's

90

Vanstone, Alice

Putford

Marriage to Stevens

c.1910

20

Westcott, Mrs.

Littleham

Living

1930's

68

William

Wembworthy

Born

Feb 1900

50

William

Littleham

Moved to

c.1903

50

William

Weslyan Methodist Chapel, Bridge St., Bideford

Sunday School

c.1910

51

Williams, Alice

Summerhill

Live-in servant

1930's

78,79

Wise, George

Littleham

Living

1930's

76

Wise, Harold

Chapel Cottage

Living

1930's

78

Wise, May

Chapel Cottage

Living

1930's

78

Wise, Sidney

Chapel Cottage

Living

1930's

78

Wise, Sidney

Littleham

Postman

1930's

78

Withecombe

Apps

Slaughterman

c.1910

55

Withecombe, Mr.

Littleham

Living

1930's

68

Wood

Dunn Farm

Living

1940's

90

Wood ne Beer

Mother of Charlie

72

Wood, Charlie

Dunn Farm

Farmer

1940's

72,92

Woods

Littleham

Living

1940's

74

Apps

1930's

33

Apps Brewery

1881

45

Apps Brewery

Fire

1885

98

Apps Brewery

55,68

Apps Brewery

Advertisement

c.1900

Photo

Apps Brewery

Closed

c.1900

99

Apps Cottage

Evacuees

c.1940

82

Apps Farm

Brewery opened

c.1850

98

Apps Farm

Sale & conversion

1980's

17

Apps Farm

c.1980

4,10

Church

c.1980

4

Church Lane

c.1980

9,10

Crealock Arms

c.1980

13

Crossways

1920's

74

Crossways

c.1980

2,13

East Furlong

1930's

28

Edge Mill

Mill

1881

45

Ford House

1930's

71

Forest Hill

1930's

71

Gregory's Langdon

Farm (35 acres)

1881

48

Heale House

1930's

31

Higher Boundstone

c.1980

4

Hoop Inn

14

Hoop Inn

Closure

1930's

68

Hoops Cottage (Hoop Inn)

Pub closed

c.1930

95

Hoops Cottage

c.1980

14

Kingsley Cottage, Alwington

Built

c.1900

60

Langdon Cottages

Blacksmiths

1881

45

Littleham

Census statistics

1881

44

Littleham & Landcross School

Built

1877

84

Littleham & Landcross School

1905

Photo

Littleham & Landcross School

c.1910

20

Littleham & Landcross School

Closed

1958

93

Littleham Court

1920's

53

Littleham Hill

c.1980

13

Methodist chapel

1940's

63

Methodist chapel

c.1980

3

Middle Langdon

Farm (22 acres)

1882

48

Mount Pleasant

1880's

45

Mount Pleasant

1930's

28

Mount Pleasant

c.1980

13

Mount Pleasant

New houses built

1980's

17

Mount Pleasant

95

Nether Boundstone

c.1980

4

Old Forge, the

c.1980

14

Old Moor

36

Old Post Office, the

c.1980

14

Old Rectory, the

c.1980

14

Old School, the

Renovation

1980's

17

Old School, the

c.1980

14

Orleigh Mill

1930's

29

Rectory, The

Village Fete

1915

Photo

Rectory, The

1930's

31

Rectory, the

c.1910

21

Rectory, the

c.1980

4,10

Rectory, the

35

Red Cottage

1932

43

Red Cottages

36

Scratchyface Lane

c.1980

10,11

Scratchyface Lane

32

Summerhall

1930's

78

Upcott Hill

1950's

69

Village, the

c.1980

13

Wagon Road

c.1980

12

Whitehall

c.1980

26

Yeo Vale House

1930's

31

Yeo Vale House

Demolition

1973

35

Yeo Vale Road

32

Yeo, River

c.1980

11

Bideford Regatta

1920's

40

Mick Curtis
mjcurtis@vossnet.co.uk

4 Jun 2001

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