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History: 17th and 18th centuries


Thorncombe’s Forgotten 1644 Epidemic

A hidden story from the parish burial registers revealed.

by Eve Higgs


Thorncombe’s Jacobites

 Francis Gwyn of Forde Abbey  - secret supporter of the ‘Old Pretender’?

by Eve Higgs


Thorncombe Market

During the 18th century there was a weekly meat and produce enclosed market on the site of  Pinneys Close, now 1-4 High Street, which is probably why the road is wider here, so there was room for extra temporary market stalls.

by Eve Higgs


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