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Smuggling on the Exmoor coast, 1680-1850

John F. Travis

Smuggling on the Exmoor coast, 1680-1850

by John F. Travis

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Published by Exmoor Society in Dulverton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smuggling -- England -- History.,
  • Smuggling -- England -- Exmoor.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Travis.
    ContributionsExmoor Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19176971M
    ISBN 101899010602
    OCLC/WorldCa48782626

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    Dear John, I'd like to purchase the print book of your Roman Shield. I've seen the e-book on It has pages, while printed version has pages. Which the differences? I beg your pardon to disturb you personally: it is the only way I found for now. Thank you very much. Best regards. Corrado4/5(18). About the South West Coast Path With 19th century origins as a coastguard patrol route to restrict smuggling, the modern day South West Coast Path is England’s longest waymarked footpath. It runs for miles, from Minehead on the edge of Exmoor to the shores of Poole Harbour and offers the ultimate challenge for the long distance walker.

      The Heddon Valley, Exmoor. The ancient woods of The Heddon Valley turn all sort of fiery colours in autumn. Following the river beneath the bows of gnarled trees, as leaves drift on a chill autumn breeze, is poetic. Exmoor is a remote and bleakly beautiful area of upland – which surrounds The Heddon Valley. This part of the Britain is far.   Being your journey on the lesser-travelled coast North Devon and avoid the crowds. Take a leisurely drive along the A39 and the ‘Atlantic Highway’ on the north coast of Devon & Cornwall. Some say it’s one of the best coastal drives in England, maybe even Europe and a few think in the world!


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Smuggling on the Exmoor coast, 1680-1850 by John F. Travis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Smuggling on the Exmoor coast, [John F Travis; Exmoor Society.]. Smuggling on the Exmoor Coast - by John F. Travi s Paperback, Pages, Published by Exmoor Society ISBNISBN: Lynton and Lynmouth (1st Edition) An Illustrated History by John F.

The Author. John Travis has written and lectured on many aspects of Devon’s history, but is perhaps best known for his books on the rise of the Devon seaside resorts, the history of smuggling on the Exmoor coast and on early Lynton and Lynmouth.

He was a Lynton hotelier for many years, before studying at the University of Exeter and being awarded a Ph.D. for his thesis on the rise of the. A lavishly illustrated book, whose 36 chapters include ones on: Emigration from Devon in the 17th Century, Devonians and the Newfoundland Trade, Privateering 1680-1850 book in DevonDevon's Maritime Trade and Shippingand Devon and Smuggling Well-indexed.

Ships and Harbours of Exmoor Exmoor Press, 11 High Street, Dulverton, Somerset, () ISBN by Graham Farr Prepared by Fenella Rook Paperback, 48 pages covering the Exmoor coast of Devon and Somerset from Barnstaple to Watchet.

Ship names are shown in Italic. SandJ;Story Spandau Ballet by Travis, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at News of recent legislation to prevent smuggling reached the incoming vessels as they approached the coast, and the seamen, fearful of stiff penalties when they arrived, threw the goods overboard.

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Exmoor is loosely defined as an area of hilly open moorland in west Somerset and north Devon in South West is named after the River Exe, the source of which is situated in the centre of the area, two miles north-west of is more precisely defined as the area of the former ancient royal hunting forest, also called Exmoor, which was officially surveyed – as.

I ready a book on Chinese history, “East Asia At The Center: Years Of Engagement With The World” It was clear that, in about year cycles, people would grow wealthy from illicit trade, that wealth and prosperity would bring bureaucracy, the bureaucracy would crush trade, people would fall into poverty, the bureaucracy would collapse from a lack of wealth to confiscate, and people.

John Travis has written and lectured on many aspects of Devon's history, but is perhaps best known for his books on the rise of the Devon seaside resorts, the history of smuggling on the Exmoor coast and on early Lynton and Lynmouth.

After being awarded a PhD from the University of Exeter, he became a lecturer in social history. Smuggling activity on the north coast focused on traffic with the West Indies, and with various off-shore depots, such as Ireland, the Scillies and Lundy Island.

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My problems with the book are the following: 1) How could the H fall in love with the h when she was cold and rude to him as I said before. It defied all logic and reason.

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An attractive black & white print, rescued from a disbound book about National Trust Properties from The reverse side is blank. Suitable for framing, the average page size is approx " x " or 14cm x 21cm including border. Smuggling on the Exmoor Coast - by Travis, John Paperback Book The.

£ £ + P&P. Last one. The talks are free, but please book on to secure a place. Tales of the Exmoor Coast As a grand finale to their ‘coastal’ themed year 1, Lynmouth Pavilion Project are teaming up with National Park ranger, Tim Parish, to explore all local myths. stories, facts and legends about Exmoor’s coast.

A book about the project containing the design sketches has been published and will be for sale at both the harbour and at the Visitor Centre.

From the 7 to 13 July there will be an exhibition of Sue Webber’s work at the Old Visitor Centre on Minehead Seafront. Smuggling on the Exmoor Coast. This is a perfect shot of Lynmouth by James Walden to go with some of that material - I can just picture the smuggled goods being rowed by cover of.

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