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Thirty-Eighth Report (Third Series) of the
Committee on the Climate of Devon

Trans. Devon Assoc., vol. 52, (1920), pp. 135-151.

by

R. Hansford Worth (Ed.)

Prepared by Michael Steer

The report was read at the Association’s July 21st, 1920 Totnes meeting. The Committee reported that the weather for 1919 was no exception to the general rule that Devon’s climate mainly consists of extremes, and that nothing is more unusual than an approach to what is mathematically considered the normal, maintained over any considerable period. This report extract provides (a) names of the Climate Committee members, (b) a comprehensive list of the Stations at which readings were taken, and (c) the names of the observers. The report extract is from a copy of a rare and much sought-after journal that can be downloaded 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.
Committee Purpose: To collect and tabulate trustworthy and comparable observations on the climate of Devon.


Committee Members (Page 135)
Mr. J. S. Amery,
Sir Alfred W. Croft,
Mr. R. Hansford Worth (Secretary)

Observers and Stations (Pages 137-138)

Observer Station Page
Amery, J.S. Ashburton 137
Barran, Charles Totnes 138
Chapman, S.C. Torquay 138
Chichester, Miss Arlington Court 137
Chichester, Miss Woolcombe 138
Coombes, John E. Exeter 137
Croft, Sir Alfred W. Bere Alston 137
Day, Fred. South Molton 138
Doe, George M. Torrington 138
Ford Huccaby 137
Foster, Murray T. Cullompton 137
Frost, L. Holne 137
Hansford, R.W. Woolacombe 138
Howarth, Frank Cowsic Valley 137
Howarth, Frank Devil’s Tor 137
Howarth, Frank Plymouth 137
Howarth, Frank Roborough 137
Hutton, Samuel Exmouth 137
Joll, Major H.H. Huccaby 137
Kingwell, Miss, C.M. South Brent 137
Lake, W.C. Teignmouth 138
Latham, T.W. South Brent 137
Melhuish, Rev. G.D. Ashwater 137
Monk, W.J Tavistock 138
Peek, Lady Rousdon 137
Pope, Miss M. Coplestone House 137
Prigg, H. Victor Plymouth 137
Prouse, O. Ilfracombe 137
Radford, Miss Constance Sidmouth 137
Rossiter, G. Teignmouth 138
Grover, C. Rousdon 137
Shrimpton, H.W. Princetown 137
Steventon, P.T. Torquay 138
Varwell, H.B. Thornworthy 138
Woolcombe, Rev A.A. Leusdon 137
Young, Miss E. Barnstaple 137