The Unique Heritage of Modbury


Modbury History Society Publications

If you are interested in the history of Modbury, then you might like to know about some of the books that have been published by The History Society. Please contact us for more information about making a purchase.

New Publication Headstones and Memorials in Modbury

Modbury Memorial InscriptionsThe Modbury Turnpike 1759-1877

Bill Scarratt, author of the Inscriptions and Headstones book, has undertaken some remarkable research in to the History of the “Modbury Turnpike “

The Modbury History Society has agreed to include the publication within the TUHM web site. The publication consists of 180 pages, or as a downloadable file 11.2 Mb.

You can view the table of contents in this PDF extract.

Contact the Heritage coordinator Roy Sims for further details.

Other books of interest

Modbury Memorial InscriptionsHeadstones and Memorials in Modbury

The Modbury History Society has just published a 378 page book containing details of The Inscriptions on the Headstones and Memorials of St George’s Church, Modbury.

The names on the inscriptions correlated (where possible) with the census returns 1841-1901. The author of the publication is William Scarratt. Philip Andrews and David Mitchell of the MHS were also involved in the research.

The book is available at £12.00 plus P&P. (Weight 1.24kg) from Philip Andrews through the Modbury Heritage web site.

You can view the index of names in this book in this PDF extract.

A History of Modbury bookA History of Modbury.
£2.45 plus P&P. (Weight 0.27kg.)

Modbury, Our InheritanceModbury Our Inheritance.
£3.95 plus P&P. (Weight 0.41kg)

Memoires of a Country ThatcherThe Life of a Country Thatcher.
Memoir by John Rogers.
£1.50 plus P&P. (Weight 0.25kg)

Historical Map of ModburyHistoric Map of Modbury. Produced by the Modbury Society.
£3.50 + P&P.
( Weight including tube: 0.4kg)