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Surname Index


The Brixham Fishing Fleet Disaster


R. Pearse Chope

The Devonian Year Book. London: The Devonian Asociation, (1912) illus. pp. 21-22.

Index prepared by Michael Steer

During the severe gale of 16th December 1910, four Brixham smacks; Eva, Speedwell, Marjorie, and Vigilance were lost in the Bristol Channel, while two hands from the smack Friendship were drowned. In response to an appeal by the local Relief Committee, contributions were sent from members of the London Devonian Association and a record presented in the Association's 1912 yearbook. This copy of the rare and much sought-after book was produced digitally from one held in the University of Toronto Library collection that can be downloaded from Google Books with a search by either author or title, and also from the Internet Archive. Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers

Burlace, J B Esq 21
Cheadle 21
Chope, R Pearse Esq 21
Foster, Captain Richard 21
Garston, Captain E J 21
Gempton, Captain A S 21-2
Gempton, Samuel 22
Gubbin, G F Esq 21
Inman, W Esq 21
Jocks, M N Esq 21
Keatings 21
Marsham, Lady Anne 21
Meaden, N Esq 21
Rayner, W G Esq 21
Stokes, Charles 21
Tidmarsh (third hand) 21-2
Ward, Rowland Esq 21