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History: Reminiscences


An account of some of this idyllic hamlet’s former residents.

by June Ede

Memories of a Thorncombe Evacuee

Louise Silver vividly recalls her time in Thorncombe, as an evacuee between 1942 and 1943, during World War II.

by Rachael Whitbread

Starting out in 1960’s Thorncombe

Early married life at Stonelake Bungalow

by Carolyn Frampton

Village Life in the 1980s

Reflections on how life has changed in Thorncombe  in recent decades.

by June Ede

Wilfred Potter (1923-2008)

A neighbour’s recollections.

by Eve Higgs

Women’s Institute in 1967: Photograph

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