The Unique Heritage of Modbury


Historical Photos from "The Baker Collection"

We are fortunate to be able to display this collection originally owned by Mr. W. R. J. Baker, who, over the years, collected and reproduced many remarkable photographs, some dating from as far back as 1840.   These photos are now held by the West Devon Records Office.

There are 144 photos in this collection.  Click the links below to browse through the collection. Click on a thumbnail below to show a full-sized photo and details.

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Swete Clock Swete Clock Swete Clock 1935 Liberal Candidate. Market Cross.
Modbury Coach Church St. Trinnick Printers. Blizzard Market Cross 1891. Sheep Market 1934.
Motor Bus 1904. Galpin St. Modbury Inn Coytes Wheelwrights. Lakemans and Postman.
Poster Ad. WH Bowhay. Crest. School 1914. School 1905.



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Modbury in 1890

View a map of Modbury in 1890