The Strand

The Strand in the 1900s. The new Globe Hotel and the building housing the bookmakers are newly erected and the Post Office occupies the left hand end, where The Nat […]

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The Carriers in about 1930; to the left Petherick’s gents’ outfitters and to the right – I think – was a shoe shop.

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The harbour in 1908 – the smack Mary of Bideford, 36 tons, Capt Mitchell, waits for the tide.

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Chapel Rock and the harbour in the 1880’s; a smack waits for the tide to enter the canal. In the background there is no development yet at Crooklets.

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Lifeboat Day about 1900; the horse-drawn boat enters the Strand from the old Bencoolen bridge

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Another view of the launch of the new lifeboat Elizabeth Moore Garden on Sept 9th 1911. In the background is the Grenville Hotel, built the preceding year.

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