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Name Index to

The Book of Seaton: Celebrating a Devon Seaside Town

by

Ted Gosling

Halsgrove Press, Tiverton (2002)

Index prepared by Tom Long

 

 

Name etc. Place Date Event or Description Page
2nd Augustine Legion   Roman period Tile of the Legion found at Honeyditches 9, 18
76 Punjabis   1914-18 Indian Army Regiment 73
?, Alan   1918 Corresponded with Muriel Head 72
?, Bill   1944 Gardener; in photograph of the staff of the Pole Arms Hotel 105
?, Douglas   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. (goalkeeper) 91
?, George   1944 Postman; in photograph of the staff of the Pole Arms Hotel 105
?, Gladys   1944 Waitress; in photograph of the staff of the Pole Arms Hotel 105
?, Hetty   1944 Chambermaid; in photograph of the staff of the Pole Arms Hotel 105
?, Ivy   1944 Chambermaid; in photograph of the staff of the Pole Arms Hotel 105
?, Jorden   20th C. Ted Gosling's grandson 148
?, Peacy   1944 Cellarman; in photograph of the staff of the Pole Arms Hotel 105
?, Teddy   c. 1914-1926 First World War army officer; engaged to Muriel Head; died 1920s 72
Abbott, F.   1937 In photograph of Seaton bell-ringers, 15th August 1937 81
Abbott, Fred   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Abbott, Harry   19th C. Quarry foreman 51
"   c.1895 Photograph 49
Abbott, Henry Streit Shear 1841 Lime burner (1841 census) 25
Abbott, Mrs. Henry 8 Marine Crescent 19th C. Apartment-house keeper 35
Abbott, L. Queen Street 1925 Photograph of shop owned by L. Abbott 79
Abbott, Tippy Branscombe 19th C.   156
Aberdeenshire Scotland   Dr. Coburn's birthplace 144
Abrahams, P.S.   1945 Policeman on duty on night of fire at the Town Hall 107
Adams family   19th C. Ran the Royal Clarence Hotel 35, 39
Aelfgyfu, Queen   1005 Witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Aelfheah   1005 Bishop; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Aelfhun   1005 Bishop; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Aelfricus   1005 Archbishop of Canterbury; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Aelfwold   1005 Bishop; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Aet Fleote     See "Aut Fleote"  
Aethelred, King   1005 Granted Aut Fleote (Seaton) to Eadsige 19, 20
Aethelstan   1005 Prince; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Agland, Bert   c.1900 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 53
Agland, Mr   19th C. Lace manufacturer and general draper 27
Agland, W.   c.1905 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 54
Air raid shelter   1940s Built beside the Church of the Good Shepherd during the Second World War 106
Akerman, Francis L. G.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Akerman, Frank   1949 Ironmonger; photograph of Akerman's tableau, Seaton Carnival 1949 156
Akerman, John   1840 Postmaster; see also "Royal Clarence Hotel" 27
Akerman, Mrs. Post Office, Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Akerman, Mrs. W. 1 Bridgwater Place 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Akerman, Will   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Albert, Prince   1819-61   26, 108
Alderson, Mr. John   1979 Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall 144
Alexander III, Pope   1163 Mentioned Seaton and Beer as properties of the Abbey of Sherborne 145
Alfhelm   1005 Bishop; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Alford, Mrs. Yew Terrace 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
All Days     Council yard where All Days now [2002] stands in background of c.1910 photograph 42
Allardyce, Colin   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Allardyce, Harry   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Althelney House Fore Street 19th C. Built by the son of Richard Skinner (d.1866) at No 27 Fore Street 27
Amateur Photographer Silver Jubilee competition   1935   89
Amsden, Wing Commander   1943 Opened the Wings for Victory Week 101
Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act   1979   15
Ancient Monuments Laboratory   1984 Part of English Heritage; undertook a geophysical survey of Honeyditches 15
Anderton and Rowlands   20th C. Showmen 77
Andorra Star, The   1940 Torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat 95
Angles   5th-6th C.   19
Anlaf   957 Led the Danes against the Saxons at Brunanburgh 19
Anning, Albert Samuel   c.1909 Mason; born 3 January 1887; lieutenant in Seaton Fire Brigade; photographed in Seaton Territorials uniform 42
Anning, Jim   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
Anning, Mrs. John Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Anning, Ralph   c.1937 In photograph of staff of Trevett's Garage 97
Anning, Ronald   1943 Photograph; Troop Leader in the Boy Scouts; awarded gilt cross for rescuing a drowning girl from the River Axe 102
"   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
"   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
Anning, W.   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Anning family   1841 Skilled masons; recorded in census 31
Antonine Itinerary   Roman period Referred to 19
Antonius   Roman period Referred to in quotation from Camden's Britannia 9
Arbery, Mrs. Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Archer, Miss   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Arden Merrow Down Road   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
A.R.P.   1940-45   102
Ashburton, Lady   19th C. Seaforth Lodge built for her by Joseph Good 24, 152
Athelric   1005 Bishop; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Athelstan, King   957 Led the Saxons against the Danes at Brunanburgh 19
Athulf   1005 Bishop; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Attlee, Clement   1945 Declared Prime Minister, 26th July 1945 107
Augustine   597 Sent to Britain by St. Gregory 145
Austin   20th C. Car manufacturer 75
Aut (or Aet) Fleote   1005 Name Seaton was known by; granted to Eadsige by King Aethelred; text of formation charter 19, 20
Autumn Assizes   17th C.   151
Axe, River Devon   Mentioned by Kemble in description of boundaries of Saxon Fleote; mouth described by Stukeley as a good half mile across (1724); improvements at mouth attempted (19th C.) 9, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 76, 102, 129, 132, 151
"   1960 Photograph 136
"   1972 Photograph, aerial view 154
"   1973 Photograph 157
Axe Bridge   1924 Photograph of Axe Bridge to Axmouth road under construction 98
Axe Cliff Golf Club   20th C.   80
Axe Vale Amateur Operatic Society   20th C. Harry Clapp helped formed the Society 156
"   1988 Photograph of cast of Iolanthe 116
Axe Vale and District Conservation Society   1986 Photograph of members setting off on the Seaton Tramway, March 1986 129
Axe Vale Harriers   19th-20th C.   151
Axe Vale Hunt   19th-20th C.   155
Axe Valley Devon     16, 17, 19
Axe Valley Heritage Association   20th-21st C.   17, 147, 155
"   1987 Photograph, on a visit to Blackbury Castle 7
"   1995 Roy Chapple, chairman of the Association, in photograph of opening of VJ exhibition in Seaton Museum 114
Axe Valley Heritage Museum   20th C. Eileen Gosney a founder member 48
Axe Valley Insurance     Built on part of the site of Lowman's Farm 51
Axe Valley Musical Society     Formed toward the end of the 19th C. 155
Axe Valley Runners   20th-21st C.   154
Axminster Devon     17, 19, 22, 24, 25, 88, 107, 147
Axminster R.D.C.   20th C. Owned Axmouth Harbour 1967-74 77
Axmouth Devon   One of the earliest Saxon villages to be founded in the Axe estuary (7th C.); manor passed into secular ownership at Dissolution of the Monasteries (mid-16th C.); bank built along northern boundary as part of reclamation work for Seaton Marshes (17th C.) 19, 21, 23, 25, 101, 151
"   1924 Photograph of Axe Bridge to Axmouth road under construction 98
Axmouth Bridge   1988 Photograph of the new bridge under construction 150
Axmouth Harbour     Closed to shipping (19th C.); Isaac Tidbury the last Trinity House pilot to work here (19th C.) 31, 33, 51
"   c.1866 Photograph 29
"   c.1880 Photograph 59
"   1925 Photograph 77
"   1961 Photograph of the Old Ferry House 137
Axmouth Toll Bridge   1907 Photograph of ceremony freeing the Toll Bridge 41
Aywell Green   1682 Site of "decayed cottage" leased to Richard Clarke (Leigh's survey) 22
Babb, Elizabeth   1682 [born c. 1640] Leaseholder of various properties; also known as Elizabeth Pyke (Leigh's survey) 22
Babb, Elizabeth   17th C. Mother of Elizabeth Pyke; deceased before 1682 (Leigh's survey) 22
Babbage, James Nettlecombe, Taunton 1854 Mentioned in notice of auction of marsh land 23
Bachelor   1961 Shop in background of photograph of Trevett's Car Park 138
Badcock, Rev. John   1839 Lived at the Manor House but also had a dwelling on The Barrow 23
Badcock, W.   c.1895 Carter; photograph 49
Baden Powell   1857-1941 Founder of the Boy Scouts 57
Badpoole Meadows   1837 Invitation to tender for lease 23
Baghdad Mesopotamia 1915 Object of British forces advance 73
Bailey, Mrs. 6 The Terrace 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Baker, Alan   1951 In photograph of the Youth Club pyramid display team 108
"   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
"   1952 In photograph of Youth Club outing 121
"   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
Baker, Brian   1951 In photograph of Youth Club outing to Weymouth 121
"   1953 In photograph of Youth Club tableau in Seaton Carnival 119
Baker family   1940 Evacuees 102
Ball, Nippy   1944 Saddler and barman; in photograph of the staff of the Pole Arms Hotel 105
Ball, P.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Ball, Percy C.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Ball, W.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Bampton Devon     22
Bank family 1 Major Terrace c.1900   51
Bank Holiday Act   1871   35
Bank House   19th C. Occupied by Alfred D'Angibau c.1870 43
Barline     Mentioned by Kemble in description of boundaries of Saxon Fleote 20
Barn Hay Fore Street c.1900 Name of allotments where Fortfield Terrace now [2002] stands 66
Barnaby, Major   1925   72
Barnard's Hill Lane       18
Barnet Hertfordshire   Lancaster Electrical Company based here 129
Barr, Mr.   c.1938 St. John's Ambulanceman; in photograph with Seaton's first motorised ambulance 88
Barrow, The     Original name of The Burrow; described by Stukeley; main feature of East Walk in late-Victorian Seaton; 1839 tithe map shows dwelling belonging to Rev. John Badcock on The Barrow 22, 23
Bartlett, Bertram   1920s Sang with the Seaton Choral Society 80
Bartlett, James   19th C. Beer resident; married Anne Head 31
Bartlett, Jane   18th C. Second wife of William Newton; two children 148
Bartlett, Joseph   19th C. Owned Lowman's Farm 51
Bartlett, Miss 3 The Terrace 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Barton, George W.   19th-20th C. Local photographer from the 1890s on; died 1930s 49, 94
Basra Iraq   Reginald Gosney's name on war memorial 73
Bastin, Mr. James   19th C.   153
Bath House, The (or The Baths)   19th C. Stood in the centre of the esplanade; demolished early 20th C. 33, 35
"   c.1890 Photograph 59
"   1895 Photograph 60
Batstone, ?   c.1953 In photograph showing demolition of the old shelter on Moridunum 125
Batstone, Clement Pole Arms Hotel 1870 Landlord 33
Batstone, Mr.   c.1953 Photograph, member of the Seaton Autumn Show Committee 120
Batstone, Mrs. The Castle 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Batstone, Thomas Sidmouth Street 1841 Recorded as 85 years old in 1841 census 25
Bawden, Jonathan   1726 Salt Officer; died 1726 22
Bay Hotel     Ceased trading in second half of 20th C. 143
"   1964 Photograph of lunch for the staff of Ferris & Prescott, held at the Bay Hotel 111
Baycroft Churston Rise   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Bayliss, Mrs. A.H.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Bayliss, Howard   20th C.   94
"   c.1953 Photograph, member of the Seaton Autumn Show Committee 120
Beach Cottage       33
Beach Hotel (or House)     Sold to Devon County Council after the Second World War 35, 39, 143
"   1895 Photograph 69
"   1900 Advertisement 62
"   1926 Seen in photograph of the East Walk 84
Beach Road       35
Beach Villas Harbour Road     35
Beaker people   c.2000 B.C.   6-7, 15
Beale, Parson   c.1895 Photograph 49
Beandun   614 Site of West Saxon defeat of the British; possibly modern Bindon 19
Beeches Restaurant, The   2002 On the site of the Temperance Hotel 35
Beeching Plan (or Report)   1966 Responsible for closure of the Seaton railway branch line, 5th March 1966 107, 129
Beer     Acquired by Horton Priory by 1086; mentioned in papal privilege of 1126 and papal text of 1146; stone from B. used in reclamation of Seaton Marshes (17th C.) 13, 19, 21, 25, 31, 35, 38, 43, 71, 82, 95, 101, 103, 113, 129, 145, 149, 152, 154
"   1929 Photograph of Seaton to Beer bus 98
Beer, Mrs. Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Beer Free Stone Quarries   c.1900 Owned stables between Tudor House and the school 66
Beer Head       6, 151
Beer Regatta       149
Beer Reserves     Football team 122
Beer Road     Stated by Kemble to be a boundary of Saxon Fleote 20, 43, 51, 75, 143
Beer Street     Stated by Kemble to be a boundary of Saxon Fleote 20
Beere Lane   17th C. Site of house built by Richard Wheeler 22
B.E.F.   1914-18   72
Beira Merrow Down Road   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Bell, Morrison   1925 Local MP; opened the new West Walk 80
"   1925 Photograph, opening the West Walk 83
Benham, Billy Power Sidmouth Street 19th C. Fisherman 51
Bicton Devon     75
Biddle, Esme Castle Hill 19th C. Daughter of Capt. Waring Biddle 35
Biddle, Capt. Waring Castle Hill 19th C. Army captain; lived at Kingsland with his daughter 35
Bindon Devon   Possibly the site of ancient Beandun 19
Blackbury Castle Southleigh 1987 Photograph of Axe Valley Heritage Association on a visit 7
Bland, Mr.   1930s Commissionaire at the Regal cinema; 6ft. 3ins. Tall; nicknamed 'King Kong' 94
Bland, Mrs.   1930s Usherette at the Regal cinema; nicknamed 'Minnie Mouse' 94
Board, J.   1937 In photograph of Seaton bell-ringers, 15th August 1937 81
Boer War   1902 Photograph, "A 'welcome home' for the Seaton Boer War heroes" 34
Bomb Disposal Squad   1944 Photograph, winching unexploded bomb from garden in Seaton Down Road 105
Bondfield, Margaret   1929 Born in Chard; became first female Government minister in 1929 (Minister of Labour) 87
Boots The Square 1961 Photograph of The Square showing Boots, the chemist 136
Boshill   Roman period Coast road from Dorchester to Exeter crossed the Axe at foot of Boshill 19
Boundy, W. B.   1937 In photograph of Seaton bell-ringers, 15th August 1937 81
Bourbon, Rue de Lyons 1861 Benjamin Woodward died in a hotel here 147
Bournemouth Dorset     65
Bovey Fir     Given by Kemble as a boundary of Saxon Fleote 20
Bovey House     Mentioned by Kemble in description of boundaries of Saxon Fleote; residence of Mr. Radford 20, 145
Bovis Home Estate Harepath Road 20th C.   126
Boy Scout Troop     See also "Seaton Scouts" and "Seaton Scout Band" 57
Boys' Brigade       51
Bradford, A. H.   1937 In photograph of Seaton bell-ringers, 15th August 1937 81
Bramble Hill     Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Branscombe Devon   Given by Kemble as a boundary of Saxon Fleote; alder from B. used in reclamation of Seaton Marshes (17th C.) 20, 21, 31, 95, 101, 154, 156
Branscombe Parish Registers       148
Brewer, Mr.   1939 Billeting Officer responsible for meeting evacuee children arriving in Seaton and placing them into homes 95-6, 101
Brewer, Mr. G.H.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Brick House   c.1903 Photograph (when known as Montpellier House); built 1824 41
Bridgwater Place       33
Briarleigh Seaton Down Hill   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Britannia     Published Henrietta Miles's report 'Honey Ditches Roman Villa, Seaton' 13
Britannic   1916 Hospital ship sunk in the Gulf of Athens in November 1916 101
British Legion     See "Seaton British Legion"  
British Railways Western Region   1947 Became responsible for Seaton branch line 129
Brixham Devon     149
Brixham Trawlers   1926 First race in the Seaton Regatta 149
Bronze Age       5-6, 9
Brooks, Skipper   1943 Scoutmaster, photographed with Seaton Scout Band 103
Brown, F. R.   1937 In photograph of Seaton bell-ringers, 15th August 1937 81
Brown, Mrs. Sidmouth Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Brown, William   19th C. Owned Pole Arms Inn; daughter married the third John Head 31
Brownsea Island Dorset     57
Brunanburgh, Battle of   957 Supposedly took place near Axminster 19
Buckley, Mrs. B.   1971 In photograph of opening ceremony at St. Clare's Adult Education Centre 127
Buckley, Mr. W.   1971 In photograph of opening ceremony at St. Clare's Adult Education Centre 127
Budleigh Salterton Devon     153
Burgenstock Castle Hill 19th C. Run as apartments by the Stradling family 43
Burgess, A.N.   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Burgess, Tony   c.1960 Photograph, in RNLI tableau, Seaton Carnival 120
Burnards Hill   1682 Close leased to Elizabeth Babb (Leigh's survey) 22
Burnham, Ernest   20th C. Local historian 13
Burnham's Seaton Guide   1930s   87, 151
Burnside   1954 Dentist; in photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Burrow, The   1627 Fort erected for defence against the French 22, 69
"   1919 Photograph of peace celebrations on The Burrow 70
Burton, Mrs. 2 Major Terrace c.1900   51
Burton Bradstock Dorset     27
Bury St Edmunds Suffolk     25
Butlin, Billy   1899-1980 On the board of Captain Harry Warner's holiday camp company (1934) 87, 94, 149
Butlins holiday camp Skegness 1936 First Butlins camp to open 87
Byrne-Jones The Square 2002 Owns the premises in the Square formerly occupied by Hinton Lake & Son 136
Byrne-Jones, Tony   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
Caius College Cambridge     66
Calais   1346 Edward III's expedition against 23
Calvados Couchill Lane   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Calverley Lodge   1864-66 Built for Sir Walter Trevelyan by Joseph Good; now Check House 25, 27, 147
Cambourne Cornwall     6
Camden, William   1623 Passage on Seaton from his Britannia quoted 9
Canada   1940 Alien internees held in Seaton deported to Canada 95
Canadian army   1914-18, 1940-45 French Canadian troops stationed in Seaton during the Second World War 74, 106
Cann Evans, Mr. A.P.   c.1900 Solicitor; part-time clerk of the Local Board 66
Carlyle, Thomas and Jane   19th C. Known to Lady Pauline Trevelyan 27
Carn Brea Cornwall     6
Carnival Queen   1948 Photograph of Muriel Hawker 120
"   1951 Photograph of Mary Gooding 119
"   1953 Photograph of Miss Sheila Tolman being crowned Carnival Queen 119
Carslake, ?   1930s Photograph, in hayfield at Couchill Farm 81
Carslake, George   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Carslake, William   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Carter, Eliza   1846 Mentioned in letter from Elizabeth Good 155
Carter, Mary   1846 Mentioned in letter from Elizabeth Good 155
Cartwright, Major, and family Sea Hill/Castle Hill 1940s Killed when their house was hit in a German air attack during the Second World War 106
Case Gardens     Built on what was Vicarage Field 58, 66
Castle, The   19th C. Designed and lived in by Joseph Good; 24, 33, 152
"   1855 Shown in photograph of Seaton Front 28
Castle Hill     Land for the roadway given to the town by Joseph Good; west side mostly built by the Mitchell Brothers in the 1930s 28, 35, 87, 106, 152
"   1997 Photograph, preparing for the cliff retaining wall by the Castle Hill steps on the West Walk 135
Cawley, Herman   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
"   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Cedric House   1855 In background of photograph of Seaton Front 28
Cedric Villa Beer Road     43
Chamberlain, Neville   1938-39 Prime Minister 94, 95
Chant,Mr.   c.1909 " 58
Chapple, Roy   20th C. Great-great-great-grandson of Joseph Bartlett; R.C.'s father bought the Overmass business in 1957 51
"   c.1971 In photograph of local dignitaries at a Rotary evening 111
"   1987 Seaton Museum chairman; photograph 150
"   1995 Chairman, Axe Valley Heritage Association; in photograph of opening of VJ exhibition in Seaton Museum 114
Chard Somerset     35, 72, 87
Chard, Mr. F.L.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Chard, Len   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Charles I, King   1600-49 Granted Seaton Marshes to Mr Wyndham 21
Charles II, King   1630-85   149, 151
Charter, Thomas   18th C. Sir John Trevelyan's (4th Bt.) solicitor and steward; bought the manor in May 1788 23
Check House   1864-66 Built as Calverley Lodge by Joseph Good for Sir Walter Trevelyan 24, 25, 27, 31, 147, 152
"   c.1868 In background of photograph of Seaton Beach 28
"   August 1870 Pillars marking a rear entrance seen in photograph of West Walk 29
Chine, The     Built in the 1920s as an extension of the West Walk 69
"   1927 Photograph 84
Chown, Mrs. Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Christian Cross Road Centre   2002 Occupies the building which was once the Seaton and District Electric Light Company power station 87
Chrysler   c.1938 Make of car converted to become first motor ambulance in Seaton; photographs 88
Chubb, Mr.   c.1971 In photograph of local dignitaries at a Rotary evening 111
Church Institute       102
Church of England       51
Church of the Good Shepherd Sidmouth Street 1889 Built by White and Newbury; sold in the 1970s 51
Churchill, Winston       96, 101, 107
Churston Rise     Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
"     Possible site of late-prehistoric defensive enclosure 15
Citröen cars       75
Clapp, Geoffrey   c.1911-90 Born c.1911; grandson of Harry Clapp; died 1990 94, 155
    c.1912 Photograph, with Harry and Thomas Clapp 46
Clapp, Harry   c.1880-1970. Son of Thomas Clapp; worked in Mr. Fewings' mineral-aerated and ginger beer manufactury; sang with the Seaton Choral Society; died 1970, aged 90 43, 80
"     Biographical note 155-6
"   c.1912 Photograph, with Thomas and Geoffrey Clapp 46
"   c.1912 Photographed driving wagonette 46
"   c.1938 In photograph of Seaton's first motorised ambulance 88
Clapp, Mrs. S.   1971 In photograph of opening ceremony at St. Clare's Adult Education Centre 127
Clapp, Mr. T.G.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Clapp, Thomas   1852-1938 Bus and coach operator 43, 94
"   c.1912 Photograph, with Harry and Geoffrey Clapp 46
Clapp family   19th C. Operated posting and livery stables at the Pole Arms 43
Clapp's Lane     Mentioned by Kemble in description of boundaries of Saxon Fleote 20
Clapp's Riding School       156
Clapp's Seaton bus   1930 Photograph 96
Clapp's Transport       94, 156
"   c.1912 Photograph of horses and wagonette 46
Clare, Ann   c.1971 In photograph of local dignitaries at a Rotary evening 111
Clare, George   c.1972 Chairman of Seaton Council; photograph, accepting a presentation following a Navy visit 112
"   1973 Photograph, with members of Seaton Youth Club 113
Clark, Mr.   1846 Clergyman [?]; mentioned in letter from Elizabeth Good 153
Clark, Sir Ernest   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Clark, Horace   c.1937 Foreman; in photograph of staff of Trevett's Garage 97
Clarke, Jane   1682 [born c. 1667] Daughter of Richard Clarke (Leigh's survey) 22
Clarke, Richard   1682 [born c. 1632] Leaseholder of "decayed cottage" in Aywell Green (Leigh's survey) 22
Clarke, Richard   1682 [born c. 1670] Son of Richard Clarke (Leigh's survey) 22
Claudius   1st C. Roman Emperor 16
Clay Common   1939-45 Seaton Observer Corps had their look-out post here during the Second World War 101
Claydon, Prof.   1921 Resided at The Pines, Beer; principal of the College of the South West; excavated Roman site at Seaton Down House (Honeyditches) 13
Clegg, W. J.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Cleve House Fore Street 19th C. No 17 Fore Street; residence of Richard Skinner 27
Cliff, The       33
Cliff Castle   1825 Built by Joseph Good 43
"   1895 Photograph 60
"   1935 Photograph, Silver Jubilee week, May 1935 89
Cliff Field     Used as a football pitch for games between Rags Alley and The Town (1920s); land sports in the 1926 Seaton Regatta held here; gun emplacement a target of German attacks (1940-43) 80, 106, 149
"   c.1927 Photograph of miniature golf links 92
"   c.1942 Photograph of gun emplacement 100
Cliff House (later Cliff Hotel)   19th C. Designed by Joseph Good; now [2002] Washington House 24, 35, 43, 152, 153
"   1855 Shown in photograph of Seaton Front 28
"   1923 Photograph of guests and staff in fancy dress 82
Clinton's seat Bicton 1920s-30s Location of fete where Mr H. A. Good won a car for sixpence 75
C.M.C. Financial Advisers   c.1929 Photograph of main office of Seaton and District Electric Light Company, now [2002] occupied by C.M.C. Financial Advisers 86
Coastguard   19th C. First Coastguard homes in the town built in Woodbine Place 51
Coburn, Dr. Alex   c.1917-1981 Doctor; born in Aberdeenshire; died May 1981 144
Coburn, Mrs.   1953 Local doctor's wife; photograph, performing the Carnival Queen crowning ceremony 119
Cockram, David   1953 In photograph of Youth Club tableau in Seaton Carnival 119
Cockram, Edward   1951 In photograph of the Youth Club pyramid display team 108
"   1953 In photograph of Youth Club tableau in Seaton Carnival 119
Cockram, Fred   1951 In photograph of Youth Club outing to Weymouth 121
"   1952 In photograph of Youth Club outing 121
"   1953 In photograph of Youth Club tableau in Seaton Carnival 119
Cole, Thomas Sidmouth Street 1841 Sawyer (1841 census) 25
Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel   1875-1912 Composer of Hiawatha's Wedding Feast 80
Coles, Miss A. Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Collaton Haven     Referred to in quotation from Camden's Britannia 9
College of the South West   1920s Now Exeter University 13
Collins, Jo   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Colyford Devon   Mentioned by Kemble in description of boundaries of Saxon Fleote 19, 20, 101
Colyford Road     Location of rinks played on by Seaton Bowling Club (1920s-30s); church rooms on Colyford Road took some of the overflow of evacuees from Sir Walter Trevelyan School (1940-45) 80, 106, 123
"   c.1930 Photograph of steamroller engaged on road repairs 97
Colyton Devon     19, 22, 27, 66, 80, 101, 103, 107, 129, 151, 152
Colyton Agriculture Society       156
Colyton Grammar School   1926 Attended by Seaton children during the General Strike, May 1926 75
Combe Gittisham   A residence of the Willoughby family 21
Combes, Tony   1953 In photograph of Youth Club tableau in Seaton Carnival 119
Combpyne Devon     101
Common Lane   1682 Location of Pynes Meade (Leigh's survey) 21
Congregational Church   1860s Given coal yard site by Richard Skinner 27
" Cross Street 1894 Built on the site of Hardings Dairy 51
" " 1894 Photographs of the laying of the foundation stone of the new Congregational Church, 21 September 1894 44, 45
" " c.1960 Photograph, Christmas Party for Old Age Pensioners 110
Congregational Hall Cross Street 1940-45 Took some of the overflow of evacuees from Sir Walter Trevelyan School 106
Conservative Party       87, 107, 156
Cooke, Rev. Harry R.   20th C. Won the Military Cross during the First World War; vicar of Seaton during the Second World War 101
"   1945 In photograph of street party to celebrate victory in Europe 106
"   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Cooke, Mrs. Norah   20th C. Wife of the Rev. Harry Cooke; VAD in the First World War; survived the sinking of the Britannic in November 1916 101
Cooper, Stanley   1920s-30s Director of the Seaton and District Electric Light Company 87
Corfe Dorset     95
Cornwall       6
Cosen's & Co. Steamers Weymouth 19th C. Called at Seaton in summer season 64, 66
Cottingley Couchill Lane   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Couchill     Evidence of a Roman fort considered 17, 98
Couchill Drive     Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Couchill Farm       17
"   1930s Photograph of labourers in hayfield 81
Couchill Hill Climb   1936 Photograph of motorcycling event 98
Couchill Lane     Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Council Offices   1945 Saved from fire which largely destroyed the Town Hall, 22nd January 1945 107
County Library   1945 Saved from fire which largely destroyed the Town Hall, 22nd January 1945 107
Courageous, H.M.S.   1939 Aircraft carrier; sunk by U29 on 17th September 1939 95
Court Lane     Developed by Arthur Turner and sons in the 1930s 58, 66, 87
Craven Lodge       72
Crawford, William Beer Road 1920s First wireless engineer and dealer in Seaton; later, manager of the Regal Cinema 75, 106
Crichard, George 14 Seafield Terrace 19th C.   43
Critchard, Arthur   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
"   1952 In photograph of Youth Club outing 121
Critchard, Horace   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
Cromwell, Thomas   1538 Vicar General 147
Cross, Jim   c.1953 Photograph, member of the Seaton Autumn Show Committee 120
"   Mid-1960s Secretary of the Seaton Autumn Show; in photograph of presentation of awards at the show 112
Cross House     Possibly located behind Salcombe House 27
Cross House Field Fore Street 1847 Bought by Richard Skinner, April 1847 27
Cross Street Machine Bakery   c.1869 Shown in photograph of Fore Street 30
Cross Street       38, 43, 44, 45, 51, 106, 110
"   1943 Photograph, Seaton Scout Band playing in Cross Street 103
Crosse, The   1682 Close mentioned in Leigh's survey, leased to Edward Drake 21
Crossley touring cars   1917 Mentioned in letter to Muriel Head 72
Ctesiphon Mesopotamia 1915 Turkish position attacked by British forces, 22 November; Reginald Gosney killed 73
Culverwell family   19th C. Allied to the Head family through marriage 31
Cumbria       6
Cutcliffe, Rev. Mr.   1837 Formerly occupant of Badpoole Meadows, mentioned in invitation to tender for lease of same 23
Czechoslovakian Army   1940-45 Troops stationed at Seaton during the Second World War 106
"   1943 Photograph of Frank Norcombe attaching ribbon to colours of 2nd Battalion Czech Army 103
"   1942 Programme for concert given by the Czech Army 104
D-Day   1944   106
D'Angibau, Alfred   19th C. Manager of the Wilts. And Dorset Bank; lived in Bank House 43
Dack, Ross Court Lane   Building now [2002] R. Dack's workshop shown in photograph of c.1908; converted former slaughterhouse building into flats, late 1990s 58, 66
Dad's Army   1940-45 Nickname for the Home Guard 101
Dare, Bat. London Hotel 1870 Landlord 33
" " c.1865 Photograph 33
Dare, Mrs. Bat. Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Dare, Mrs. E. Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Dare family   1841 Recorded in census; Robert Head married into the family 31
Darky Lane     Now [2002] Marlpit Lane 43
Darnbrough, Mr. H.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Dartmoor   1929 Photograph of Mr. Gould, his staff and friends on a coach outing 96
Dartmouth       64, 66
Dauncey, Miss Manor Road 1930s Advertised guest house accommodation in Burnham's Seaton Guide; letter dated July 1930 quoted; died 1950s 87
Davidson, J.B.   1885 Published "Seaton before the Conquest" in Transactions of the Devonshire Association 19
Davidson, James   1861 Refers to an earthwork at "Hannaditches" 17
Davis, Brian   1951 In photograph of the Youth Club pyramid display team 108
Davis, Mr. F.   1971 Chairman of Seaton Council; in photograph of opening ceremony at St. Clare's Adult Education Centre 127
De-La Pole     See "Masonic Lodge"  
Deane, T.N.   1860s Erected a stained-glass window in memory of Benjamin Woodward in St. Carnice's Cathedral, Kilkenny 147
Dearden-Potter, Barbara   1995 Chairman of Seaton Town Council; in photograph of opening of VJ exhibition in Seaton Museum 114
Defying Hitler<</i>/td>   2002 Book by Sebastian Haffner, published posthumously 95
Denmark       6, 96
Department of the Environment   1980 Reduced the area of the scheduled Ancient Monument at Honeyditches 13, 16
Devon Archaeological Exploration Society Seaton Down 1960 Excavated Roman buildings at Honeyditches 13
Devon Archaeological Society       13, 15, 17
Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology   1978 Carried out rescue excavations in grounds of Seaton Down House 13, 15
Devon County Council     Bought the Beach Hotel after the Second World War; organised open day at Honeyditches, 1987 18, 143
Devonshire Association   1868, 1885, 1922, 1960 Published paper by P.O. Hutchinson on the first excavations at Honeyditches; published J.B. Davidson's paper on Seaton before the Conquest; excavated Roman buildings at Honeyditches 9, 13, 19
Devonshire Regiment Sea Hill 1914 Photograph of band marching through Seaton 73
"   1939 4th Battalion D. R. (Territorials) at summer camp at Corfe 95
Diment, Fred   19th-20th C. Owned the first motor car in Seaton (1904); opened the first garage in Station Road (1905); first manager of the Town Hall Company 66, 69, 156
Diment, Mrs, Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Diment, R. Queen Street 19th C. Iron and brass founder, manufacturer of cooking apparatus 31
Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. C.H.   1971 In photograph of opening ceremony at St. Clare's Adult Education Centre 127
DMV   1966 Type of train which was the last to run on the Seaton branch line, 5th March 1966 107
Domesday Book   1086 Records ownership of Fleote (Seaton) 19
Dommett, Alfred L.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Dorchester Dorset     19
Dorset       6, 9, 57, 66
Dovercourt Harwich 1943 Frank Norcombe attached ribbon to colours of 2nd Battalion Czech Army, who had been stationed at Seaton 106
"     Photograph of Frank Norcombe attaching ribbon 103
Dovey     See "Morton Dovey"  
Dowell, A., & Sons Exeter 20th C. Coach builders 88
Drake, Ann   17th C. Wife of the elder Edward Drake; deceased before 1682 22
Drake, Edward   1682 [born c.1619] Leaseholder of dwelling and various parcels of land (details from Leigh's survey) 21-22
Drake, Edward   [born c. 1649] Son of Edward and Ann Drake 22
Drayton, Edward   Early-18th C.   22
Drew, Mrs. 1 Yew Terrace 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Drewe, Cedric, M.P.   1943 Supported Wing Commander Amsden at the opening of the Wings for Victory Week; kept his seat at the 1945 General Election 101, 107
Driver, G.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Driver family   1841 Recorded in census 31
Duck, John   1539 Baptism, 1st October 1539, is one of the first two entries in Branscombe Parish Registers 148
Dudley Coates, Mrs.   1925 Friend of the Prince of Wales 72
Dumnonia   7th C. Celtic West Country kingdom 19
Dunghill   1682 Close leased to Elizabeth Babb (Leigh's survey) 22
Dunkirk France     96
Durley Road   1930s Mostly built by the Mitchell Brothers 87
Dutch elm disease       58
Dyke family   c.1900 Ran No. 2 Beach Villas as an apartment house 35
Eadgar   1005 Prince; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Eadmund   1005 Prince; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Eadric   1005 Prince; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Eadsige   1005 Granted Aut Fleote (Seaton) by King Aethelred 19
Eadweard   1005 Prince; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Eadwig   1005 Prince; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Eales, P.   1913 Boy Scout and Sea Scout 57
East Devon       77, 106, 107, 108, 143, 149
East Devon District Council     Replaced Seaton Urban District Council (1973); owner of Axmouth Harbour since 1974; postponed further development at Honeyditches (1987); gave the clock works of the Jubilee Clock to Seaton Museum (1994); owner of fields within the Honeyditches Scheduled Ancient Monument site 15, 16, 77, 143, 147
East Walk       22
"   1895 Photograph 69
"   1926 Photograph 84
"   1961 Photograph 138
Eastbourne Sussex 1954-1970 Previous location of what is now Seaton Tramway 129
Eastbourne Tramway       129
Ecgbriht   1005 Prince; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Edgar, Mr.   1895 Manager of the Beach Hotel 35
Edward III, King   1346 Provided with ships and men by Seaton 23
Edward VIII, King   1894-1972   72
Edwards, Charles Frederick Axminster 1837-97 Executant architect of Calverley Lodge, 1864-66 25, 147
Eeles, Joe   c.1960 Fisherman; photograph 155
Elgaue, The   c.150 B.C.-43 A.D. Third stage of the Iron Age 7
Elizabeth II, Queen   1926-   143
English Heritage       15
'English Rhine', The   19th C. Name for the trip along the south Devon coast 64
Ervine, Mr. St. John   1935 Author, playwright, critic; his reasons for living in Seaton published in the Seaton Guide 149, 151
Esplanade Hotel   1942 Open air concert by the Czechoslovak Army held in front of the Esplanade Hotel, 11th July 1942 104
Eugenius, Pope   1145 Mentioned Seaton and Beer as properties of the Abbey of Sherborne 145
Evan, Horatio   c.1904 Licensee of the George Inn; in photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Evans, Mr. A.P. Cann     See "Cann Evans"  
Evans, Dr. George   1826-1902 Born c.1826; laid foundation stone of Jubilee Clock 1887; lived at Netherhayes; died 9th December 1902 35; 43
"   c.1895 Photograph 49
Everitt, Edna   1987 Secretary of Seaton Museum Friends; photograph 150
Exeter Devon     9, 15, 16, 19, 66, 71, 72, 74, 88, 101, 129, 145, 152, 153
Exeter Assizes   19th C.   152
Exeter City Museums       15, 18
Exeter Museum       13
Exeter University       13
Exmouth Devon     64
Eyewell Farm   1607 Became the home of Philip Head and his wife after their marriage 31
Eyewell Green       66
"   1956 Photograph of Ted Gosling and car taken at the bottom of Eyewell Green 110
Eyre, Dr. Queen Street 19th C. Lived at Seaton Villa 43
Eyre House Queen Street   Formerly Seaton Villa 43
Fal[a]crina Italy   Birthplace of Vespasian 16
Farrant, Mrs. 2 Violet Terrace 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Farrant, Mrs. 3 Violet Terrace 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Ferriby Yorkshire     5
Ferris, Mrs.   1964 Wife of Sydney Ferris; in photograph taken at a lunch for staff of Ferris & Prescott 111
Ferris, Mr. A. S.   20th C. Led prayers in the Gospel Hall during the Second World War 102
Ferris, Mr. Sydney   1964 In photograph taken at a lunch for staff of Ferris & Prescott, drapers 111
Ferris & Prescott Queen Street   Drapers 111
Festival of Britain   1951   108
Fewings, B.   1913 Sea Scout 57
Fewings, Mr. R.   19th C. Owned the Pole Arms late 19th C.; manufacturer of mineral-aerated waters 43
Fillbrook, J.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
First World War   1914-18   51, 66, 70-74, 155-6
Fishermans Gap   1980 Photograph, completing the new sea wall and promenade 134
Flavius Vespasianus     See "Vespasian"  
Fleet   1146 Mentioned in papal text 19
Fleethill   1682 Close leased to Elizabeth Babb (Leigh's survey) 22
Fleote   1086 Domesday Book records Priory of Horton held half a hide at Fleote (Seaton); see also Aut Fleote 19
Follett, R.   c.1895 Store-keeper; photograph 49
Follett family Fore Street 19th C. Grocers 43
Fonthill Villas Harbour Road     35
Ford cars       75
Fore Street   19th C. Samuel Good occupied premises here after returning from Axminster (19th C.); various residents described (19th C.) 24, 27, 31, 33, 43, 47, 51, 66, 71, 107, 144
"   1862 Photograph 33
"   1865 Photograph by Samuel Good 26
"   1865 & c.1869 Photographs 30
"   c.1923 Photograph of Smith's Lending Library, now [2002] Maynews 86
"   1935 Photograph showing street decorations for the Silver Jubilee of King George V 89
"   1961 Photograph, looking down Fore Street 142
"   1962 Photograph, looking up Fore Street 140
"   1974 Photograph of roadworks  
"   1987 Photograph, fund-raising for Seaton Hospital 150
Formation Charter of Seaton   1005 Text 20
Formidable, HMS   1915 Sunk by torpedo off the Devon coast, 1 January 1915 71
Fortfield Terrace     Built on the site of allotments called Barn Hay 66
Fossway Court     Four stone shore forts have stood south of here 9
"   1961 Photograph of Trevett's Car Park, where Fossway Court is now [2002] situated 138
Fox, Mrs. Irene Westmead, Seaton Down Road 1944 Photograph, bomb disposal squad winching unexploded bomb from Mrs. Fox's garden 105
Foxenholes   19th C. Acquired by the Head family 31
France       5-6, 22, 72, 74, 154
Free Polish Army   1940-45 Troops stationed in Seaton during the Second World War 106
Free Spanish Army   1940-45 Troops stationed in Seaton during the Second World War 106
Fremington Road   1930s Mostly built by the Mitchell Brothers 87
French, Mr. and Mrs.   1945 Shop and residence adjoined the Town Hall; discovered fire which largely destroyed the Town Hall, 22nd January 1945 107
Friedenheim School for Girls   19th C. Housed in Montpellier House 51
Friend, P.C. Stock Lane c.1900 Seaton's only policeman at the time 51
From Bismarck to Hitler   1991 Book by Sebastian Haffner 95
Fry, Thomas   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Frye, John Yarty and Grays Inn Mid-16th C. Bought the reversion on the manor and church of Seaton after they were given by Henry VIII to Katherine Parr for life at the Dissolution of the Monasteries 21, 25, 145
Furious, H.M.S.   20th C. Aircraft carrier; Des Garrett served on this ship 102
Gage, Mr. S.   c.1869 Family grocer, Fore Street 30
Gane, Charles   1920s-30s Director of the Seaton and District Electric Light Company 87
Gapper, Mr. A.   c.1938 St. John's Ambulanceman; in photograph with Seaton's first motorised ambulance 88
Gapper, P.W.R.   1945 Policeman on duty on night of fire at the Town Hall 107
Gardner, Allan   20th C. Succeeded Claude Lane at the Seaton Tramway Company 129
Garner, Francis   1943 Clerk to Seaton Council; visited Dovercourt, near Harwich, with Frank Norcombe, Chairman of the Council 106
Garrett, Des   20th C. Photograph, taken during Second World War; member, at different times, of Home Guard, Royal Artillery, Royal Navy (H.M.S. Furious) and Seaton Council 102
"   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
"   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
"   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Garrod, Mr. Harry   1973 Clerk of Seaton Town Council 143
Gear, Mr. A.   c.1953 Photograph, member of the Seaton Autumn Show Committee 120
Geisha Café Station Road 1954 In background of photograph of tree planting 125
Gemanus   1005 Abbot; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
General Election   1945   107
General Strike   1926   75
George, Rev.   c.1960 In photograph of children's cycling proficiency test 139
George V, King   1865-1936   69, 80
"   1935 Photographs of Silver Jubilee decorations and celebrations 89, 90
George VI, King   1895-1952   108, 143
George Inn       33, 54, 136
"   1919 In background of photograph of Seaton football team 91
" Queen Street 1925 Photograph showing building now the George Inn when owned by S. Lock, Esq., baker and confectioner 79
Georges Meeting House Colyton     152
German air attacks   1940-45   100, 101, 105, 106
Germany       69, 74, 95, 106, 154
Gert and Daisy   20th C. Music hall stars; taught to ride by Harry Clapp 156
Gibbens, Harry   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Gifford, Bert   1945 Town Hall caretaker 107
Gifford, Jacqueline   1945 Daughter of Bert Gifford 107
Gifford, Col. Ralph   20th C. Husband of Muriel Head; ran a factory in Chard during World War II 31, 72
Gift Shop, The   1961 Shop in background of photograph of Trevett's Car Park 138
Gigg, A.   1937 In photograph of Seaton bell-ringers, 15th August 1937 81
Gigg, B.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Gigg, Reginald P.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Gigg, Sidney F.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Gilbert, Mr. E.   c.1960 In photograph of Seaton Bowling Club team winners 123
Giles, Miss A.   1958 Photograph, cutting the birthday cake of the Seaton Darby and Joan Club 150
Giles, W.   1913 Assistant Scout Master 57
Gillard, Bill   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
Gillett, Alfie   1940 Evacuee, along with his sister 102
Gipsy Moth   1986 Photograph of Seaton fishing boat Gipsy Moth 134
Girl Guides   1935 Photograph of parade for King George V's Silver Jubilee day 90
Gittisham Devon     21
Gladstone, Mrs. E.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Glascott, Mr.   1846 Clergyman [?]; mentioned in letter from Elizabeth Good 153
Gloucester, Duchess of   1988 Photographed at opening of Seaton Hospital 128
Godwine   1005 Bishop; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Golden Lion Inn Fore Street   Owned by James William Skinner; ceased trading in second half of 20th C. 47, 143
"   1962 In photograph of Fore Street 140
Good, Mrs. Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Good, Arthur   20th C. Owned a garage in Station Road; ran a daily charabanc service to Lyme Regis and Sidmouth 75
Good, Derek Beer 1972 Photograph, driving through floods in Harbour Road 113
Good, Mr. E.D.   19th C. Made the clock works for the Jubilee Clock 147
Good, Elizabeth   19th C. First wife of Joseph Good; mother of Samuel Good 24
Good, Elizabeth Penelope   19th C. Daughter of Joseph Good; born c.1833; died aged 24 153
Good, Hannah   19th C. Sister of Joseph Good 152-3
Good, Herbert Arthur   19th-20th C. Son of Zeno Good 43
"   1920s-30s Photograph with car won at a fete 75
Good, Jacob   d.1847 Father of Joseph Good; died 3rd April 1847, aged 78 152
Good, Joseph   1795-1875 Builder, architect, banker; gave land to local authority to enable them to build Castle Hill; a letter in verse to his sister Hannah reproduced; built Check House for Sir Walter Trevelyan and Seaforth Lodge for Lady Ashburton; designed The Castle and Cliff House 28, 35, 43, 60, 152-3
"   c.1850 Photograph, with wife and family members 24
Good, Martha   d.1838 Mother of Joseph Good; died 3rd November 1838, aged 71 152
Good, Sam   c.1860s Local builder, placed letters 'Moridunum' over remains of shore fort 9
Good, Samuel   c.1869 Photograph. Watchmaker and jeweller; Seaton's first photographer; born 18th May 1827; son of Joseph and Elizabeth Good; lived and had shop in The Square 24, 43, 152
"   1850 Photograph by G. of a wreck on Seaton Beach 26
"   1855 Photograph by G. of Seaton Front 28
"   1865 Photograph by G. of Fore Street 26
"   c.1895 Photograph 49
Good, Zeno   1838-1908 Son of Joseph Good; half-brother of Samuel Good; lived and ran apartments at Cliff House 43, 155
Good family     Along with the Tolman family, kept the Jubilee Clock maintained until the 1960s 147
Gooding, Mary   1951 Photograph, Carnival Queen 119
Gosling, Miss Elizabeth   c.1922 In photograph of staff of Sir Walter Trevelyan School 68
Gosling, Gerald   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Gosling, John   1928 Photograph 79
"   1929 In photograph of Mr. Gould's staff and friends on Dartmoor 96
Gosling, Rachel   18th C. First wife of William Newton; two daughters 148
Gosling, Ted   20th-21st C.   147, 148
"   1951 In photograph of Youth Club outing to Weymouth 121
"   1956 Photograph, with 1928 Singer 8 car 110
"   1987, 1992 Seaton Museum curator; photographs 150
"   1995 In photograph of opening of VJ exhibition at Seaton Museum 114
Gosling, Timothy Cross Street 19th C. Fisherman 51
Gosney, Charles Frederick   19th-20th C. Chemist; had shop in The Square; lived at 11 Marine Parade (or Place); died 1935; see also "Gosney, C. J." 43, 94
    c.1895 Photograph [caption says C. J. Gosney] 49
"   c.1901 Photographed with family members [caption says "Mr. D. F. Gosney"] 48
Gosney, C. J.     See "Gosney, Charles Frederick"  
Gosney, Mr. D. F.     See "Gosney, Charles Frederick"  
Gosney, Miss Eileen Seaton Down 20th C. Local historian, daughter of local chemist; directed excavations at Honeyditches 1960; founder member of the Axe Valley Heritage Museum; died 1988 13, 48
Gosney, Reginald Wilkie   d.1915 Photograph; son of Charles Frederick Gosney; killed at the battle of Ctesiphon, Mesopotamia, 22nd November 1915 73, 74
Gosney's Bronchial Syrup     One of Charles Gosney's home-made medicines 48
Gosney's Corn Cure     One of Charles Gosney's home-made medicines 48
Gosney's Neuralgic Mixture     One of Charles Gosney's home-made medicines 43, 48
Gospel Hall       102
Gould and Son, William   19th C. Owners of Cross Street Machine Bakery, established 1832 30, 43
Gould, C. C. (Clifford)   1866-1939 Born 23rd April 1866; owned the Temperance Hotel and restaurant; became a member of the newly formed Seaton Urban District Council in 1895; became chairman of Seaton Council in 1916; unveiled war memorial, 13th November 1921; chaired meeting at which the Choral Society was formed, 24th January 1924 35, 69, 74, 75, 80, 83, 94
"     Photograph 88
"   1929 In photograph with staff and friends on Dartmoor 96
"   1934 Photograph, opening the 1934 season of Seaton Bowling Club 92
Gould, Norah   1920s Sang with the Seaton Choral Society 80
Grace Darling   c.1906 Mr. W. H. Head's sailing boat; photograph 55
Grays Inn London     145
Great Exhibition London 1851   108
Great Langdale Cumbria     6
Green, Alfred J.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Green, William   1943 Photograph; Patrol Leader in the Boy Scouts; awarded gilt cross for rescuing a drowning girl from the River Axe 102
Greenways   1930s Mostly built by the Mitchell Brothers 87
Grey, Sir Edward   1914 Minister of Foreign Affairs 69
Grizzley     Off-road running event 154
Grove, The       35
Groves, Charles W.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Gulf of Athens   1916 Location of sinking of the Britannic 101
Gunn, Mary   1920s Sang with the Seaton Choral Society 80
Gush, Miss   1902 Schoolteacher 67
Gush. Mr. G.   1894 Architect and surveyor, Manor Office 45
Gush, William G.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Haffner, Sebastian   20th C. Anti-Nazi lawyer and journalist; interned at Warner's Holiday Camp 1939-40; died 1999 95
Halberton Devon     22
Hall, Mrs. Bridgwater Place 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Hallett, John   19th C. Lord of the manor of Axmouth; attempted improvements at the mouth of the Axe 23
Hallstatt Culture   c.700-400 B.C. First stage of the Iron Age 7
Hammett, Mrs. Sidmouth Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Hampshire       5
Hancocks and Brewers   20th C. Showmen 77
Hannaditches   1861 The name by which James Davidson referred to Honeyditches 17
Harbin, Rhoda   19th C. Owned and occupied mansion house on White Cliff 23
Harbour Road     Formerly Station Road 27, 35, 69, 97, 117, 144
"   1954 Photograph of tree-planting ceremony 125
"   1961 Photograph of Trevett's Car Park 138
"   1964 Photograph of Warners Holiday Camp 140
"   1972 Photograph, flooded 113
"   1977 Photograph, council workers clearing snow outside the old bus station 131
Harding, Tom   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
"   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
Hardings Dairy Cross Street 1894 The new Congregational Church built on the site of the dairy 51
Hare, Augustus   19th C. Known to Lady Pauline Trevelyan 27
Harepath Hill       13
Harepath Road     Developed by Arthur Turner and sons in the 1930s; bombed during the Second World War 9, 18, 66, 87, 106, 143
"   c.1910 Photograph 42
"   1987 Photograph 126
Harris, Mrs. 3 Yew Terrace 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Harwich     See "Dovercourt"  
Haslop, Teddy   20th C.   94
"   1920s Photograph 86
Hatchley, Mrs. Cross Street 19th C. Laundress 51
Hatchley, Bill   20th C. Vice chairman of Seaton British Legion; died 1951 107
Haven Cliff       151
Haven Holiday Village   1980s Formerly the Warner holiday camp 87
Hawkedon Suffolk     25
Hawker, Miss Josie   1953 Photograph, attendant to the Carnival Queen 119
Hawker, Muriel   1948 Photograph, Carnival Queen 120
Hayman, Annie Maxwell   19th C. Wife of the Rev. M.H. Hayman 145
Hayman, Rev. M.H.   1831 Gifted the chancel screen to St. Gregory's Church, in memory of his wife 145
Haymes, William   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Haynes, Bob   20th C. Worked for Seaton Council; photograph 110
Haynes Lease   1682 Close mentioned in Leigh's survey, leased to Edward Drake 21
Hayward, J.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Hayward, John Fore Street c.1870 Shoemaker 43
Hayward, Mrs. Windsor House and Prospect House 1870 Lodging-house keeper; see also "Hayworth, Mrs." 33
Hayworth, Mrs Prospect House c.1869 Lodging-house keeper; see also "Hayward, Mrs." 30
Head, Anne   19th C. Daughter of Robert Head; married James Bartlett of Beer 31
Head, Bill   1890s Formed Seaton Rugby Club 66
Head, Billy   c.1900 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 53
Head, Henrietta   19th C. Daughter of John Head of Wessiters; married John Kingsbury Hole 31
Head, John   d.1768 Blacksmith; reeve and tythingman for the manor of Seaton 31
Head, John, the younger   18th-19th C. Merchant, property owner; son of John Head (d. 1768); leased a coal yard on the site of the present-day Hook and Parrot; built houses for his two sons in The Square; coal yard shown in photograph of Seaton Front; became owner of Manstones Tenement 23, 27, 28, 31
Head, John Wessiters 19th C. Second son of John Head the younger; married the daughter of William Brown; occupied Wessiters after his brother's death 31
Head, John Dare   19th C. Son of Robert Head; Customs Officer 31
Head, John Douglas   20th C. Son of William Henry Head 31
Head, John Henry Horsford   19th C. Son of John Head of Wessiters; solicitor in London 31, 151
Head, Muriel   20th C. Daughter of William Henry Head; member of V.A.D. during First World War; married Col. Ralph Gifford 31, 71-72
Head, Philip   1607 Married the granddaughter of John Stockham of Branscombe and moved to Eyewell Farm 27, 31
Head, Philip   19th C. Son of John Head (d. 1768) 31
Head, Robert   19th C. Son of John Head (d. 1768); Customs Officer at the Port of Exeter; married into the Dare family 31
Head, Robert   19th C. Son of Robert Thomas Head; married daughter of Sir Walter Calverley Trevelyan 31
Head, Robert Thomas   19th C. Third son of John Head the younger; solicitor in Exeter; Mayor of Exeter 1864-1867 31
Head, Sarah   19th C. Sister of John Head the younger; married John Snook of Colyton 31
Head, Sarah   d.1895 Great aunt of William Henry Head 151
Head, William   19th C. Eldest son of John Head the younger; married Henrietta, his first cousin, daughter of Philip Head; built Wessiters House in 1843; built the eight houses of West Cliff Terrace; died 1865 31, 151
Head, William Brown   19th C. Son of John Head of Wessiters; inherited Wessiters 31, 151
Head, William Henry   1874-1958 Son of William Brown Head; born in Vintage House; inherited three of the houses in West Cliff Terrace; inherited Wessiters from his great aunt, Sarah Head; became a Town Councillor at 21; Huntsman of the Axe Vale Harriers 31, 53, 71, 151
"   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
"   c.1905 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 54
"   c.1906 Photographed in his sailing boat, Grace Darling, with the crew 55
"     Undated photograph with members of Seaton Rugby Club 56
Head family     Description of family coat of arms 31
Heals   1860s Supplied furniture for Calverley Lodge 27
Heckstarrs   1682 Close mentioned in Leigh's survey, leased to Edward Drake 21
Hedgeleigh Couchill Lane   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Heineken, Mr.   1865 Friend of P.O. Hutchinson 17
Hembury Devon     6
Hemyock Devon     22
Henry VI, King   1421-71   25
Henry VIII, King   1491-1547 Gave manor and church of Seaton to Katherine Parr 21, 25, 145
Herepath     Name from which Harepath derives; means war path 13
Hermyn, George Suffolk 18th-19th C. Curate of Hawkedon, near Bury St Edmunds; father of Lady Pauline Trevelyan 25
Hiawa'tha's Wedding Feast   1924 Chosen for first concert by the Seaton and District Choral Society 80
Higher Barn     Given by Kemble as a boundary of Saxon Fleote 20
Higher Bottom Close   1682 Close mentioned in Leigh's survey, leased to Edward Drake 21
Higher Ground   1682 Close mentioned in Leigh's survey, leased to Edward Drake 21
Higher Horriford   1682 Close mentioned in Leigh's survey, leased to Edward Drake 21
Highview Couchill Drive   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Highwell Road   1939-45 Bombed during the Second World War 66, 79, 106
"   1925 Photograph of James Leyman's funeral cortge in Highwell Road 81
"   1945 Photograph of street party to celebrate victory in Europe 106
Hilder, T. O.   1937 In photograph of Seaton bell-ringers, 15th August 1937 81
Hilder, Tom   20th C. Photograph, captain of Seaton Bowling Club 123
Hill, Mrs. Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Hill, Mrs. Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Hill Farm   1861 Referred to by James Davidson when writing about Honeyditches 17
Hine, Mr. 4 Manor Cottages c.1914   71
Hinton Lake & Son The Square 1961 Chemist shop; photograph of the Square showing the shop 136
HM LCT 1137   1944 Tank landing craft which beached at Seaton after returning damaged from the D-Day landings 106
HMV   20th C. Manufacturer of wireless sets 80
Hocking, Fred   1989 Hoteliers president, Seaton and District Hotels & Restaurants Association; photograph with Alan Tawse and Mrs. Dorothy Lomas 114
Holbrook, Neil Seaton Down 1987 In charge of the Honeyditches excavations 17
Hole, John Kingsbury   19th C. Surgeon; married Henrietta Head; owned and lived in Ridgeway House 31, 51
Hole, Marion   d. 1927 Daughter of John Kingsbury Hole; died in Middlesex, 28th April 1927 31, 151
Hole, Rev. William Head   19th C. Son of John Kingsbury Hole 31
Holland       6-7, 96, 154
Holland, Councillor   1973 Member of Seaton Town Council 143
Holman Hunt, William   19th C. Known to Lady Pauline Trevelyan 27
Holmes, Cyril   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Home Guard   1940-45   101, 102
Home Office       95
Homer Lane     Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10, 87
"   1920s Photograph taken outside the power station in Homer Lane 86
Homermead Homer Lane   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Honeyditches     Site occupied since 4000 B.C.; account of excavations of Roman buildings; description of Roman settlement; scheduled as an Ancient Monument of National Importance 1952; location of finds from the site; condition and conservation status of archaeological site 8-18
"   1862-1978 Map showing excavated areas 8
"   1969 Plan of excavations 14
"   1987 Advertisement for open day at the site 18
Honeyditches Villa   1969 Photographs of remains of Roman building 11, 12
"     Diagram of site 16
Honeymead Seaton Down Hill   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Honeywood Seaton Down Hill   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Honiton Devon   Possible site of Moridunum during the Roman period 19, 71, 107
Honorius   410 Letters to the Civitates of Britain referred to 19
Hook and Parrot   2002 Stands on site of John Head's coal yard 23, 27
Hooper, Anthony   c.1900 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 53
Hooper, Mr. Donald   1934 In photograph of wedding party 90
Hooper, Jack Sidmouth Street 19th C. Fisherman 51
Hooper, Jess   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
Hooper, John   17th C. Brother of Joyce and Margaret Hooper; deceased before 1682 22
Hooper, Joyce   1682 [born c. 1630] Sister of John and Margaret Hooper; held lease on dwelling in Beere Lane built by Richard Wheeler (Leigh's survey) 22
Hooper, Mrs. Julia   1934 In photograph of wedding party (mother of the bride) 90
Hooper, Miss Kathleen   1934 In photograph of wedding party (bride) 90
Hooper, L.   1913 Boy Scout and Sea Scout 57
Hooper, Margaret   1682 Sister of John and Joyce Hooper; living in house in Beere Lane (Leigh's survey) 22
Hooper, Reginald T.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Hooper, S.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Hooper, Mr. T.   c.1900 Fisherman; lived in Tudor House 66
Horton, Prior of Dorset 11th C. Seaton passed to the Prior of Horton on the death of Eadsige and was in possession of the Prior at time of compilation of Domesday Book 19
Horton Priory     Brief history 19-20
"     St. Gregory's Church at first attached to Horton 145
Hoskins, Bob   c.1960 In photograph of children's cycling proficiency test 139
Household Fuel and Lighting Order   1918   74
Hown, C.   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Howse, Elsie   1903 Photograph of her children; friend of the Marsh family of Yeovil 63
HSBC Bank The Square   One of the houses built by John Head for his sons; formerly Samuel Good's house and shop 27, 43
Hudson, Soapy   1940 Evacuee, along with his sister 102
Humber, River Yorkshire/      
Lincolnshire     5  
Hutchings, Mr.   1929 In photograph of Mr. Gould's staff and friends on Dartmoor 96
Hutchings, Mr. G.W.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Hutchings, Miss Sheila   1953 Photograph, attendant to the Carnival Queen 119
Hutchings, Mr. W.   c.1953 Photograph, member of the Seaton Autumn Show Committee 120
Hutchinson, Peter Orlando   1868 Sidmouth antiquary; published paper on Sir Walter Trevelyan's excavations at Honeyditches 9
"   1865 Explored the earthworks on Couchill 17
Iles, Dick   c.1937 In photograph of staff of Trevett's Garage 97
Ilford   20th C. Camera manufacturer 89
Indian Army Reserve of Officers   20th C.   73
Inge, Percy   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Iolanthe   1988 Photograph of cast of Axe Vale Amateur Operatic Society production 116
Ireland       5-6, 95, 147
Iron Age   c.700 B.C.-    
43 A.D.   5-7, 9, 13, 15    
Isca   Roman period Name of Exeter in Roman times 16
Isgrove, Mr. and Mrs.   c.1971 In photograph of local dignitaries at a Rotary evening 111
Itineracium Curiosum   18th C. By William Stukeley. Paragraph about Honey Ditches quoted. 9
Jackson, A.G.J.   1913 Secretary of Seaton Boy Scouts 57
James I, King   1566-1625   101
James, Dr.   c.1938 Of Ryalls Court School; donated Chrysler car to be converted into Seaton's first motor ambulance 88
James, Miss   19th C. Lived in St. Elmo 43
Japan       107
The Jazz Singer   1929 Film starring Al Jolson 80
Jebson, Eric   1971 In photograph of opening ceremony at St. Clare's Adult Education Centre 127
Jeffreys, Baron, of Wem   17th C. Lord Chief Justice George, Baron Jeffreys of Wem, or Judge Jeffreys 151
Jericho       5
Jim   19th C. Tippy Abbott's white mule 156
John Wood   20th C. Auctioneers and estate agents; bought the Church of the Good Shepherd 51
Jolson, Al   1929 Star of The Jazz Singer 80
Jones, Bob   1988 Local doctor; photographed at the opening ceremony of Seaton Hospital 128
Jones, Derek   1951 In photograph of the Youth Club pyramid display team 108
"   1951 In photograph of Youth Club outing to Weymouth 121
Jones, F.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Jones, H.   c.1905 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 54
Jones, Harry   c.1895 Postman; photograph 49
"   c.1900 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 53
"   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Jones, I.   1901 Advertisement for Jones' Bazaar 50
Jones, Jack   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
Jones, W.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
Jones, W. T. Makeig     See "Makeig Jones"  
Jones, William   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Jones' Bazaar Queen Street   See "Jones, I."  
Jubilee Clock Sea Hill 1887   35, 147
Jubilee Gardens Castle Hill 2002 On site of Seafield House 35
"   1942 Photograph of site after bombing on 26th October 1942 100
Keate, Bill   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
Kemble     Editor of Codex diplomaticus Aevi Saxonici 20
Kent       5, 72
Kildare Street Club, Dublin   19th C. Designed by Benjamin Woodward 147
Kilkenny Ireland     147
King's Arms Inn       33, 66, 156
"   1935 Photograph showing tar spraying on road outside the King's Arms Inn 99
'King Kong'     See "Bland, Mr."  
Kingsland Castle Hill     43
Kut Mesopotamia 1915 Captured by British forces, including Reginald Gosney 73
La Tene Culture   c.400-150 B.C. Second stage of the Iron Age 7
Labour Party   20th C. Formed first Government 1929; won 1945 General Election 87, 107
Lake, Jack   1928 Photograph 79
Lakes Field   1928 Photograph of Seaton men haymaking 79
Lambert Castle races   c.1912 Photograph of party leaving for the races 46
Lancaster Electrical Company Barnet   Where the Seaton Tramway Company originated 129
Lancia   c.1926 Photograph of Lancia open-top coach 95
Lane, Claude   d.1971 Owner of the Lancaster Electrical Company; purchased the Seaton to Colyford railway line in 1969 and opened the Seaton Tramway on it in 1970 129
Lansdown, the Misses   1920s Sang with the Seaton Choral Society 80
Laurel Place Fore Street     33
League of Friends of Seaton Hospital   20th C.   128
Leatt, Agnes Budleigh Salterton 1846 Aunt of Elizabeth Penelope Good 153
Leicester Square London     72
Leigh, Robet (sic)   1682 Made a survey of the manor of Seaton for a Court Leet and Court Baron held on 26 April 21
Lew Hollow Seaton Hole 1895 Photograph 61
Leyhill Payhembury   Main residence of the Willoughby family 21
Leyman, James   1925 Builder responsible for Highwell Road development; photograph of his funeral cortge 81
Library     Built on part of the site of Lowman's Farm 51
Light Pacific     Type of locomotive; see "Seaton"  
Lillies, Brig. G.L.   1971 In photograph of opening ceremony at St. Clare's Adult Education Centre 127
Lillies, Mr. G.   1971 In photograph of opening ceremony at St. Clare's Adult Education Centre 127
Lincoln, Abraham   1809-65 President of the United States 26
Linden Lee Couchill Drive   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Lion Hotel       33
Lions Close Fore Street 1847 Bought by Richard Skinner, April 1847 27
Little Ragged Jack   1854 Mentioned in notice of auction of marsh land 23
Littley, H.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
Littley, W.   1913 Sea Scout 57
Litton, Percy   20th C.   94
Lloyd's Bank   c.1909 Photograph of the bank under construction 50
Local Defence Volunteers   1940   101
Lock, S. Queen Street 1925 Photograph showing Lock's bakers and confectioners 79
Lomans Boswell Seaton Down 1912 Field in which Seaton Down House was built 9
Lomas, Mrs. Dorothy   1989 Foreman chairman, Seaton and District Hotels & Restaurants Association; photograph with Alan Tawse and Fred Hocking 114
London       23, 72, 95, 101, 151
London and South Western Railway   March 1868 Branch line to Seaton opened (by the Seaton & Beer Railway Company); purchased in 1885 by the L&SWR 31, 43, 129
London Hotel       33
London Marathon       154
Long, Mr.   c.1909 Photograph 58
Long Meadow   19th C. Field on Couchill where stone found in trenches by Mr Robins c.1863 17
Lorton, Mr. L.J.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Loud, ?   c.1905 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 54
Loud, Emma 1 Seafield Terrace 19th C.   43
Loud, Mrs. F. Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Loud, Henry Fore Street 19th C. Butcher; traded from Fore Street 27
Loud, William Royal Clarence Hotel 1870 Landlord 33
Loud's slaughterhouse Harepath Road c.1900   66
Lower Bottom Close   1682 Close mentioned in Leigh's survey, leased to Edward Drake 21
Lowman's Farm     Farmhouse site now [2002] the site of the old Library, the Post Office and Axe Valley Insurance; farmyard now the site of the old SWEB showrooms; see also "Ridgeway House" 51
Lyfing   1005 Bishop; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Lyme Regis Dorset     65, 75. 151
Lyons France     147
Maclean, Dr. Alan Colyton 20th C. Partner with Dr. Alex Coburn 144
"   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Maddocks, Roy   1972 Racal employee 117
Maiden Castle Dorset     6
Major, James   1854 Mentioned in notice of auction of marsh land 23
Major, Miss Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Major, Mrs. Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Major, Mrs. J. Queen Street 19th C. Tea dealer and family grocer 31
Major, William George Inn 1870 Landlord 33
Major Terrace     Named after local builder 31, 51
"   1894 Photograph 39
Makeig Jones, Captain W. T.   1939 Killed when H.M.S. Courageous was sunk on 17th September 1939 95
Malaya       102
Malpas Truro     77
Malpas Belle   1922 Photograph; wooden schooner; wrecked on Seaton Beach, 3rd February 1922 77
Manley, Mrs. Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Manly, Mahala   1846 Mentioned in letter from Elizabeth Good 155
Manor Cottages Harepath Road   Built 1901 66, 71
"   c.1910 Photograph 42
Manor Estate Office     Now [2002] the Women's Institute 66
Manor House       23
"   c.1949 Photograph of pupils 157
Manor Road       46, 51, 66, 80, 87, 102
Manstones Tenement   19th C. Owned by (1) the Bartlett family (2) John Head; also known as Ridgeway House 31
Mare (Manc) Lane     Given by Kemble as a boundary of Saxon Fleote 20
Marine Cottage       33
Marine Crescent       35
Marine Parade     No. 11 the home of Charles Gosney 43
Marine Place       48
"   c.1924 Photograph 78
Marlpit Lane     Formerly Darky Lane 43
"   c.1923 Photograph; known as "Lovers Lane" 79
Marsh, Gwendoline Yeovil 1903 Annual visitor to Seaton; photograph of Elsie Howse's children taken by her 63
Marsh Road       43
Marshall, Geoff   1987 Seaton Museum vice chairman; photograph, fixing plaque to a wall in Museum 150
Marshalls shoe shop Queen Street 2002   51
Marshes, The     Known as Seaton Common in the 16th C.; granted to Mr Wyndham by Charles I; reclaimed in 17th C. by John Willoughby; lease for grazing and lease for salt works linked in the 18th C. 21, 22
"   1854 Notice of auction of parcels of the Marshes 23
Martin, L.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
Martin, Sgt. M.   1942 Arranger and conductor of camp band and pianist at the Czechoslovak Army concert, 11th July 1942 104
Marwyl Café   c.1960 In background of photograph 139
"   1961 In background of photograph of Trevett's Car Park 138
Masonic Hall   1945 Saved from fire which largely destroyed the Town Hall, 22nd January 1945 107
Masonic Lodge   20th C. De-La Pole No. 1181 143
Maunders Close   1682 Close mentioned in Leigh's survey, leased to Edward Drake 21
May, Dr. Monty   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
Maynews   2002 On the site of Smith's printers, lending library and shop 86
Mayo family   20th C. [?] Members of the family lived at Cliff Castle 43
Mayor, Miss Effie 6 Marine Crescent 19th C. Apartment-house keeper 35
Meade, Edward Cazelet Thornfield House 19th-20th C. Present at unveiling of war memorial, 13th November 1921; died 1930s 42, 74, 94
Meaning of Hitler, The   1978 Book by Sebastian Haffner 95
Melrose House Fore Street     33
Merchant's Roads   1854 Mentioned in notice of auction of marsh land 23
Merrow Down Road     Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Mesolithic people       5-6
Mesopotamia       73
Meteorological Office       149
Meyer, Mrs. Pole Arms Hotel 1944 Licensee's wife; in photograph of the staff of the Pole Arms Hotel 105
Middlesex   1927 Marion Hole died in Middlesex, 28th April 1927 151
'A Midsummer Night's Dream'     Quoted from on Seaton Regatta programme 1926 149
Miles, Mr. C.G.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Miles, Mrs. Henrietta Seaton Down 1969 Appointed director of excavations at Honeyditches Roman Villa 13
Military Cross   1914-18 Won by Rev. Harry Cooke during the First World War 101
Millais, John Everett   19th C. Known to Lady Pauline Trevelyan 27
Millar, Mrs. G. Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Miller, F.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Miller, Frank   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Miller, Mrs. H. 1 Violet Terrace 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Miller, Mr. L.R.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Miller family   1841 Recorded in census 31
" 6 Major Terrace c.1900   51
Milles, Mrs   1854 Owner of property adjoining the Marshes 23
Mills, Mr. J.H.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Minhinnett, Mr. C.   c.1938 St. John's Ambulanceman; in photograph with Seaton's first motorised ambulance 88
Miniature Rifle Club   20th C.   80
Ministry of Public Buildings and works   1952 Scheduled the Honeyditches site as an Ancient Monument of National Importance 16
Ministry of Works   1969 Appointed Mrs. Henrietta Miles director of the excavations at Honeyditches 13
'Minnie Mouse'     See "Bland, Mrs."  
Mitchell & Thomas   19th C. Chard brewery 35
Mitchell Brothers   1930s Builders; offices adjoined the Town Hall; built most of Fremington Road and Durley Road, Newlands Park, Greenways and the west of Castle Hill 87
Mitchell, Turner & Co.   c.1869 Used Prospect House as wine vaults 30
Monmouth Rebellion   17th C. 39 Axmouth men, over 100 Colyton men and two men from Seaton took part 151
Montague, Mrs.   1925 Friend of the Prince of Wales 72
Montpellier House Sidmouth Street   Built 1824; formerly Brick House; became Friedenheim School for Girls and later Montpellier School 51
"   c.1903 Photograph; 41
Montpellier School for Girls     Occupied Montpellier House 41, 66
Mooracre       66
Moore, Dick   1951 In photograph of the Youth Club pyramid display team 108
"   1952 In photograph of Youth Club outing 121
Moore, Harry   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
"   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Moore, Superintendant   1938-39 Photograph, taking the salute at presentation and dedication of first converted ambulance in Seaton 88
Morgan, John   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Moridunum   c.1953 Photograph of the old shelter being demolished 125
"   2002 Name by which The Burrow is incorrectly known 22
Moridunum Lodge     see R.A.O.B. Lodge  
Moridunum of Antonius   Roman period Seaton said to be site of 9, 19, 25
Morrell, Mr. D.H.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Morris, Jane   19th C. Known to Lady Pauline Trevelyan; wife of William Morris 27
Morris, William   19th C.   27
Morris-Cowley   1920s-30s Photograph of Mr H. A. Good and Morris-Cowley car won at a fete 75
Morrish, Mr. J.   1974 Photograph, exhibition of pupils' handicraft, St. Clare's 127
Mortimer, Bishop of Exeter   20th C. Descended from John Snook 31
Mortimer, Reginald   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Morton Dovey, A.   1920s-30s Director of the Seaton and District Electric Light Company 87
Mottram, K. F.   1930s Builder; built houses in New Beer Road 87
Murray, Alan   1998-99 Of Murray Design; made display panels on Roman Seaton for Seaton Museum 15
Murray Design     See "Murray, Alan"  
Muttar, C.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Myco, John   1539 Baptism was one of the first two entries in Branscombe Parish Registers 148
Myco, Katherine   16th C. Mother of John Myco 148
Myco, Rainold   16th C. Father of John Myco 148
Nash, Ron   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
National Deposit Friendly Society   20th C.   71
National Health Service   1946-   144
National Remembrance Day   1918 4th August, fourth anniversary of declaration of war against Germany 74
National War Savings Committee   1914-18   71
Needs, Misses 3 Major Terrace c.1900 Died in the 1930s 51
"   1929 In photograph of Mr. Gould's staff and friends on Dartmoor 96
Neolithic era   c.4000-1700 B.C.   5-6, 9, 15
Netherhayes   1682 Close leased to Elizabeth Babb (Leigh's survey) 22
" Fore Street 19th-20th C. Home of Dr. George Evans (19th C.); home and place of practice of Dr. Arthur Smart (1923-50) 43, 144
New Beer Road   1930s K. F. Mottram built houses here 87
New Stone Age     See "Neolithic era"  
New Zealand Army   1914-18 Many wounded were patients in Exeter's war hospitals 74
Newbery, John Queen Street 19th C. Printer, bookseller and newsagent 31
Newbery, Mrs. 1 Beach Cottage 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Newbury     See "White and Newbury"  
Newlands Park   1930s Mostly built by the Mitchell Brothers 87
Newton, ?   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Newton, Mr.   c.1909 Photograph 58
Newton, Barbara   1951 Photograph, attendant to the Carnival Queen 119
Newton, J.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Newton, James H.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Newton, Mary   18th C. Died 19th January 1795, aged 85; a widow; two sons 148
Newton, Tom   [1920s?] Photograph; won BEM during the Second World War 76
Newton, W.   1913 Assistant Scout Master 57
Newton, W.   1913 Sea Scout 57
Newton, Walter N.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Newton, William   18th C. Farmer; died of drunkenness 29th December 1785, aged 50; married twice, to Rachel Gosling and Jane Bartlett 148
Newton family   1841 Fishermen; recorded in census 31
"   c.1906 Photographed in Mr. W. H. Head's sailing boat 55
"   1925 Photographs of fishermen including members of the Newton family 76
Nicholas, Alan   1953 In photograph of Youth Club tableau in Seaton Carnival 119
Noakes, Mr. P.R., O.B.E.   1986 Photograph, with members of the Axe Vale and District Conservation Society 129
Norcombe, H. Frank   20th C. Chairman of Seaton Council during Second World War; visited Dovercourt, near Harwich, with Francis Garner, Clerk to the Council, and their wives, 1943 94, 102, 106, 107
"   c.1938 In photograph of first Seaton motorised ambulance 88
"   1943 Photographed attaching ribbon to colours of 2nd Battalion Czech Army at Dovercourt 103
"   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Normandy France     106
Northcote, C.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Northcote, G.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Northcote, L.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
Northcott, Arthur J.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Northcott, G.   1937 In photograph of Seaton bell-ringers, 15th August 1937 81
Northcott, George T.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Northcott, Les   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Northumberland       27
No. 7 Military Hospital Streatham Hall 1914-18   71
O'Donnell, Colonel   1943 Boy Scouts' assistant county commissioner 102
O'Sullivan, Michael   1991 Photographed at removal of sculpture from Seaton seafront 126
Oakley, Mr. A. The Grove 1895 Director of company owning the Beach Hotel and Royal Clarence Hotel 35
Obruca, Lt. J.   1942 Arranger and conductor of the Czechoslovak Army Choir for concert, 11th July 1942 104
Observer, The     Newspaper 95
Observer Corps     See "Seaton Observer Corps"  
Old Beer Road       132
Old Ferry House, The Axmouth Harbour 1961 Photograph 137
'Old Uncle Tom Cobbly and All'   1953 Photograph, Youth Club tableau in Seaton Carnival 119
Old Watch House, The Trevelyan Road c.1890 Photograph 38
Oldridge, J. G.   c.1895 Schoolmaster; photographs 49, 67
"   1902 Photograph 67
"   c.1922 In photograph of staff of Sir Walter Trevelyan School 68
Oldridge, John Lion Hotel 1870 Landlord 33
Oldridge, Mrs.   c.1922 Wife of J. G. Oldridge; in photograph of staff of Sir Walter Trevelyan School 68
Oldridge, Timothy King's Arms Inn 1870 Landlord 33
Oldridge, William G.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Oldridge, William Henry   c.1900 Blacksmith; workshop on corner of Fore Street and Manor Road 66
Ordbyrht   1005 Bishop; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Ordulf     Possible founder of priory at Horton 19
Ortiz, Father   1940-45 Portuguese priest, served at St Augustine's Catholic Church 102
Osborne, Fred   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Osborne, V.   1913 Sea Scout 57
Ostler, A.   1913 Sea Scout 57
Ostler, R.   1913 Sea Scout 57
Otton, Miss E. Marine Cottage 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Overmass, Edward Fore Street c.1869 Joiner and builder 30
Overmass, John   1927 Bought Ridgeway House 31, 51
Overmass, William Hayman Lower Queen Street c.1900 Undertaker and upholsterer 51
Overmass & Chapple   1957 Name under which the Overmass business traded after being bought by Mr. Chapple 51
Paddling pool   1960s Photographs of the paddling pool in 1965 and 1967 141
Palestine       5, 74
Palmer, Arthur P.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Palmerston, Lord   d. 1865   26
Pam-Pam Café   c.1960 In background of photograph 139
"   1961 In background of photograph of Trevett's Car Park 138
Parker, Stanley   c.1937 In photograph of staff of Trevett's Garage 97
Parr, Alex   c.1937 In photograph of staff of Trevett's Garage 97
Parr, Katherine   1512-48 Queen; given the manor and church of Seaton by Henry VIII 145
Parsons, Ned   c.1900 Accordion player 66
Pattinson, Dr. Henry Albert Castle Hill 19th C. Occupied Seafield House; first captain and secretary of Seaton cricket club, 1875; secretary and treasurer of cricket club, 1897 35, 54, 66
Pattison, Dr.     See "Pattinson"  
Paul, Mr.   c.1960 In photograph of Seaton Bowling Club team winners 123
Paye, Miss   1902 Schoolteacher 67
Payhembury Devon     21, 145
Payne, Julie     See "Rowe, Julie"  
Peace Ball   1918 [?]   74
Peach, child   c.1909 Photograph 58
Peach, Mr.   c.1909 Photograph 58
Peach, Mr. And Mrs. G. 1 Manor Cottages c.1914   71
Peach, Walt   c.1938 Worked for Seaton Council; photograph 99
"   c.1953 Photograph, demolishing the old shelter on Moridunum 125
Peach family 1 Manor Cottages 2002   71
Pearce, Emma 11 Seafield Terrace 19th C.   43
Pearce, Fred   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
Pearce, Jim Manor Road c.1900 Wheelwright; workshop stood where Seaton Evangelical Church now [2002] is 66
Pearce, Mr.   c.1909 Photograph 58
Peat, David   1972 Racal employee 117
Penarth Wales     77
Pengelley, John   1928 Photograph 79
"   1929 In photograph of Mr. Gould's staff and friends on Dartmoor 96
Perry, Arthur 'Tinker'   19th-20th C. Artist; son of James Perry; died 1930s 43, 94
Perry, James Fore Street c.1869 Furnishing ironmonger 30, 43
Perry, Tom Queen Street c.1900 Boys' Brigade bandmaster 51
Perry, William   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Pines, The Beer 1920s Residence of Prof. Claydon 13
Plimsole, Miss   1895 Manageress of the Royal Clarence Hotel 35
Plowman, Mr. F. R.   c.1914 Local secretary of the National Deposit Friendly Society 71
Plymouth Devon     126
Pole Arms Inn (or Hotel)   1854 Location of auction of marsh land; owned by William Brown 23, 31, 33, 43, 75, 107
"   1944 Photograph of the staff in the Hotel's garden, Christmas 1944 105
Pollard, Mrs. Sheila Seaton Down 1969 Member of Devon Archaeological Society; excavated Roman trackway at Honeyditches 13
Polwhele   18th C. Description of Seaton 25
Pope, Harold   1966 Drove the last train to leave Seaton railway station, 5th March 1966 107
Pope, Mr. J.H.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Port Dickson Malaya 1940s Des Garrett was one of the landing party here in the Second World War 102
Portland Dorset     106
Portman garage opposite the Pole Arms 1920s Owned by Edgar Smith 75
Portsmouth Hampshire     72
Portugal       6, 102
Post Office Fore Street 19th C. First P.O. in Seaton; built on part of the site of Lowman's Farm 27, 33, 51
" The Square 1961 Vintage House [?], next door to Hinton Lake & Son 136, 151
" Sidmouth Street 1969 Opened March 1969 143
Pre-Raphaelites   19th C.   25, 27
Price, Steve   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
Prince of Wales   1920s The future King Edward VIII 72
Prescot, G.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
Prescott, Mrs. Woodbine Place 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Preventive Service house   19th C.   23
Pridham, Vice-Admiral Sir Francis, K.B.E., C.B.   1951 President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Primrose League       156
Pritchard, Gordon   1951 In photograph of Youth Club outing to Weymouth 121
"   1952 In photograph of Youth Club outing 121
Pritchard, Len   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
Pritchard, Stan   1953 In photograph of Youth Club tableau in Seaton Carnival 119
"   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Pritchard family   1940 Evacuees 102
Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Exploration Society   1963, 1972 Published papers on the excavations at Honeyditches 13
Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society   1981, 1989 Published Mr. R.J. Silvester's and Neil Holbrook's reports on excavations at Honeyditches 15, 17
Prospect House Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house kept by Mrs. Hayward 33
"   c.1869 Shown in photograph of Fore Street 30
Pruden, Mr. Eddy   1979   144
Pulman, George   19th C. Author of The Book of the Axe 22
Pulman's Weekly News       66
Pyke, Elizabeth   17th C. See "Babb, Elizabeth" 22
Pynes Meade Common Lane 1682 Leased to Elizabeth Starr and Edward Drake 21
Quantock Somerset     148
Queen Street       31, 33, 43, 50, 51, 111, 144
"   1904 Photograph 40
"   1925 Photograph 79
R.A.O.B. Lodge   20th C. Ye Moridunum Lodge No. 5260 143
Racal Harbour Road 1972 Job advertisement for Racal, Seaton Ltd. 117
Raddon, Miss Woodbine Place 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Raddon, Mrs. R. The Square 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Radford, Mr. Bovey House   Recovered parts of decorated screen removed from St. Gregory's Church in 1865 145
Radio House   1930s Seaton's local radio shop 80
R.A.F.       72, 101
Rags Alley   1920s The part of town north of Manor Road 80
Rainbow complex   1961 Photograph of Trevett's Car Park, where the Rainbow complex is now [2002] situated 138
Rattenbury, Jack   19th C. Villain; son sent to Exeter gaol in 1835 152
Real, ?   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Real, A.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Real, Bill   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
"   c.1904 Local gas-lamp lighter; in photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Real, Charlie Cross Street 19th C.   51
Real, Derek   1951 In photograph of the Youth Club pyramid display team 108
"   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
Real, Mrs. G. 5 Manor Cottages c.1914   71
Real, J.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
Real, John   1904 Greengrocer and game dealer; photograph of shop 40
Real, Mr.   c.1909 Photograph 58
Real, Sam   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Real, W.   1913 Sea Scout 57
Real, William G.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Red Cross   1945 Lost an amplifier in the Town Hall fire 107
Regal Cinema Fore Street 1938-1975 First purpose-built cinema in Seaton, opened 1938, closed and demolished 1975 75, 94, 106, 143
"   1970 Photograph of programme for April 1970 116
Restorick, F.   1913 Sea Scout 57
Rhyl North Wales 20th C. Temporary home of what became the Seaton Tramway 129
Richard, Henry   1952 In photograph of Youth Club outing 121
Richards, Mr. A.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Richards, Arch   20th C.   94
Richards, E.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Richards, George Henry   19th-20th C. Builder; built the Town Hall; built the Westleigh Hotel 69, 85
Richardson, Rev.   19th C. Vicar of Seaton 66
"   c.1895 Photograph 49
Ridgeway House   19th-20th C. Formerly Lowman's Farm; latterly Manstones Tenement; renamed R.H. by 1900, when it was owned by John Kingsbury Hole; he and his wife, and subsequently their children, lived there; bought by John Overmass 1927; bought by Roy Chapple's father 1957 31, 51
Rise and Fall of Prussia, The   1980 Book by Sebastian Haffner 95
Riviera France     151
Robins, Bill   c.1905 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 54
Robins, Mr.   1865 Provided information to P.O. Hutchinson regarding stone found on Couchill c.1863 17
Robinson, Rev. R.S.   19th-20th C. Vicar of St. Gregory's; died 1930s 71, 74, 94
"   c.1913 Photograph 57
"   c.1927 Photograph, heading church parade 94
"   c.1930 Photograph with coach outing party 145
"   1934 Photograph, with wedding party 90
Rock Farm     Given by Kemble as a boundary of Saxon Fleote 20
Rodd, P.C. George   c.1960 In photograph of children's cycling proficiency test 139
Rodgers, Don   1952 In photograph of Youth Club outing 121
"   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
Rodgers, George   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Rodgers, Len   c.1952 In photograph of Seaton football team 122
Rodgers, S.   c.1905 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 54
Rodgers, Sam   c.1900 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 53
"   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Rodgers, Tom   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
"   c.1900 In photograph of Seaton cricket team 53
Rogers, ?   1945 Returned Japanese prisoner of war 107
Rogers, Don   1951 In photograph of the Youth Club pyramid display team 108
Rogers, Len   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Rogers, Ralph   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Rogers, Roy   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Rogers, W.H. Hamilton   1869 Author of Wanderings in Devon, first edition printed by John Newbery 31
Romans   Roman period   5, 8-19
Rossetti, Christina   19th C. Known to Lady Pauline Trevelyan 27
Rotary Club of Seaton   20th-21st C. Received its charter, 1948; Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition held under the auspices of Seaton Branch British Legion and Rotary Club of Seaton, 1951; financed the planting of trees in Station Road, 1954; campaigned for a building to house the Youth Club, 1970s 115, 125, 143, 144
"   c.1971 Photograph, local dignitaries at a Rotary evening 111
"   1989 Photograph of Seaton & District League of Friends/Rotary Club Summer Fête at Seaton Motel 118
Rougemont Hotel Exeter     72
Rousdon Devon     101
Rowcliffe, Mr   1837, 1854 Solicitor of Stogumber, near Taunton 23
Rowdon, Mr. 1 Beach Villas c.1900 Tailor 35
Rowe, Julie   1998 Née Payne; photograph, competing in the Grizzly 154
Rowland, Mary 4 Seafield Terrace 19th C.   43
Rowland, Mrs. Laurel Place 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes     See "R.A.O.B. Lodge"  
Royal Artillery       72, 102
Royal British Legion     See "Seaton British Legion"  
Royal Clarence Hotel Harbour Road   Built in 1866 on site of boatyard which had belonged to the father of John Akerman; closed after the Second World War 27, 33, 35, 143
"   1897 In background of photograph of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebrations 36
"   1896 Photograph 39
"   1902 In background of photograph of returning Boer War veterans 34
"   c.1926 Photograph showing coach party leaving from the hotel for a day-trip 95
"   1951 Photograph taken at a Seaton British Legion dinner at the hotel 115
Royal Dental Hospital Leicester Square, London     72
Royal National Lifeboat Institution   c.1960 Photograph, RNLI tableau, Seaton Carnival 120
Royal Navy       95, 102, 112
Royal Observer Corps     See "Seaton Observer Corps"  
Ruskin, Effie   19th C. Wife of John Ruskin 27
Ruskin, John   19th C. Friend of Lady Pauline Trevelyan 25, 27
Ryalls Court Darky Lane     43, 71, 79
Ryalls Court School       88
"   c.1933 Photograph of riding lessons 92
St. Augustine's Catholic Church Manor Road     102
St. Carnice's Cathedral Kilkenny     147
St. Clare's Adult Education Centre   1971 Photograph of opening ceremony 127
"   c.1974 Photograph of display of handicraft 127
St. Elmo       43
St. George     Seaton church possibly originally dedicated to St. George 145
St. Gregory   6th C. Bishop of Rome 145
St. Gregory's Church     Seaton parish church; location of war memorial cross 22, 71, 73, 74, 90, 107, 145, 153, 155
"   c.1895 Photograph 32
"   c.1900 Photograph 32
"   c.1930 Photograph of church coach outing 145
St. John's Ambulance     Harry Clapp first chairman of Seaton St. John's Ambulance 155
"   c.1938 Photograph, dedication of first motor ambulance in Seaton 88
St. Leonard's Sussex 20th C. Temporary home of what became the Seaton Tramway 129
Salcombe   Roman period Possible site of Moridunum 19
Salcombe House Fore Street 19th C. Built by the son of Richard Skinner (d.1866) at No 25 Fore Street 27, 33, 47
Salter, Bernard   19th C. Friend of Harry Clapp 156
Salter, F.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Salter, Sarah   c.1900 Landlady of the King's Arms 66
Salute the Soldier Week   1940s One of a series of special war savings weeks held between 1941 and 1945 106
Sanders Stephens, Mr. S.   1907 Photographed receiving illuminated address at ceremony to free Axmouth Toll Bridge 41
Savage, C.   1913 Boy Scout 57
'Save the Seaton Cinema' campaign   [1970s?]   143
Scales, Terry   1940 Evacuee from South London, arrived in Seaton in October 1940 101
Scalwell Lane       42, 66, 154
Scarborough, H.M.S.   1942 Adopted by the people of Seaton in March 1942 150
Scargill, F.   d.1930s   94
Scoble, Nicholas   1872 Built the Malpas Belle 77
Scott, F.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Scott, William Bell   August 1860 Written to by Lady Trevelyan regarding improvements being made to Seaton by Sir Walter Trevelyan 25
Sea Field   19th C. Grazing land, also used for sports events 43
"   c.1897 Photograph 40
Sea Hill     Location of Jubilee Clock 35, 106, 147
"   1926 Photograph 78
Sea Scouts       57
Seafield     See "Sea Field"  
Seafield House Castle Hill   Destroyed by enemy action in the Second World War; stood on the site of what, in 2002, was Jubilee Gardens 35
"   1895 Photograph 60
"   c.1925 Seen in photograph of the Esplanade 85
"   1926 Boundary wall seen in photograph of Sea Hill 78
"   1942 Photograph of bomb crater where Seafield House stood before being bombed on 26th October 1942 100
Seafield Terrace       43
"   c.1897 Photograph 40
"   c.1927 Photograph, backdrop to church parade 94
Seaforth Lodge   19th C. Built for Lady Ashburton by Joseph Good 24, 82, 152
Seahill     See "Sea Hill"  
Searle, Dan   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
Searle family   1841 Recorded in census 31
Searley, Mrs. 8 The Terrace 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Seaton   1946 Locomotive, a Light Pacific of the West Country Class, No. 21C120, named on 25th June 1946 107
"     Photograph 144
Seaton & Beer Railway Company   1868 Opened the Seaton to Seaton Junction branch line 129
Seaton and Colyton Operatic Society   1920 Photograph, taken at Seaton Town Hall 80
Seaton and District Choral Society   1924 Formed 24th January 1924 80
Seaton and District Electric Light Company   1920s   87
"   1920s Photograph outside the power station in Homer Lane 86
"   c.1929 Photograph of main office 86
Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition Warners Holiday Camp 1951 Notice/programme of the exhibition 115
Seaton and District Hotels & Restaurants Association   1989 Photograph of chairman Alan Tawse, foreman chairman Mrs Dorothy Lomas and hoteliers president Fred Hocking 114
Seaton & District League of Friends   1989 Photograph of League of Friends/Rotary Club Summer Fête at Seaton Motel 118
Seaton Art Exhibition   c.1972 Photograph 118
Seaton Autumn Show   1940s Organised by British Legion members 107
"   c.1953 Photograph of the Committee 120
"   Mid-1960s Photograph of presentation of awards 112
'Seaton Beach'   1835 Poem by the Rev. J.B. Smith 152, 155
Seaton Beach   1850 Photograph of wreck on Seaton Beach, by Samuel Good 26
"   c.1868 Photograph 28
"   1880 Photograph 59
"   c.1890 Photograph 59
"   1895 Photographs 60
"   1900, 1903 Photographs 63
"   1922 Photograph of the Malpas Belle on Seaton Beach, 3rd February 1922 77
"   c.1923 Photograph of herring catch 76
"   1927 Photograph 84
Seaton Beach Hotel     see Beach Hotel  
Seaton Bowling Club     Originally played on rinks in Colyford Road; new Green opened 1929 80, 123
"   1934 Photograph of Mr. C. C. Gould opening the 1934 season 92
"   c.1935 Photograph of club members 93
"   c.1960 Photograph of team winners 123
"   ? Photograph of members on opening day of season 123
Seaton Brick Works     Acquired by the Head family, 19th C. 17, 31
Seaton British Legion   20th C. Involved in various community activities in immediate post-war period; organised the 1953 Seaton Canival with the Seaton Football Supporters Club; revived the Seaton Autumn Show; Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition held under the auspices of Seaton Branch British Legion and Rotary Club of Seaton, 1951 107, 115, 119, 120, 143
"   1951 Photograph of guests at a dinner at the Royal Clarence Hotel 115
Seaton Carnival       107
"   1949, 1951, 1953, c.1960 Photographs 119, 120, 156
Seaton Carnival Queen     See "Carnival Queen"  
Seaton Chamber of Trade       155
Seaton Common   16th C. Name by which the Marshes were known 21
Seaton Congregational Church   1907 Photograph of members of the church gathered outside the church 45
Seaton Coronation Committee   1911 Photograph 37
Seaton cricket field   1951 Photograph of Carnival Queen in marquee on Seaton's cricket field 119
Seaton Cricket Field Fête   1973 Photograph 118
Seaton cricket team   c.1900 Photograph 53
Seaton Darby and Joan Club   1958 Photograph of sixth birthday party 150
"   1974 Photograph of members of the club 117
Seaton Down       9
Seaton Down Close     Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
Seaton Down Hall   1967 Photograph of WI Pageant at the Hall 116
Seaton Down Hill     Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10, 144
Seaton Down House Seaton Down   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches 8, 10
"     Built by Major-General H.B.H. Wright, CB, CMG, 1912; new housing built in the grounds, 1978 9, 13, 16
Seaton Down Lane   1921 Shown on plan of site of Roman villa 16
Seaton Down Road       42, 105
Seaton Electricity Company   1935   87
Seaton Esplanade       154
"   1899 Photograph 60
"   1925 Photograph 82
"   c.1925 Photograph, looking west 85
"   1930s Photograph of holiday-makers 83
Seaton Evangelical Church Manor Road     66
Seaton Farm Dairy Sidmouth Road   Owned by F. W. Thomas; undated photograph 47
Seaton Fire Brigade       42
Seaton fishermen   1925 Photograph 76
Seaton Flower Show       156
Seaton Football Club     Formed 1919; joined with Seaton British Legion in restarting Seaton Carnival after the Second World War 80, 107
"   1919, 1924 Photographs of 1919 and 1924 teams 91
"   c.1951-53 Photographs of teams c.1951 and c.1952, and reserve team 1953 122
Seaton Football Supporters Club   1953 Organised the Seaton Carnival with Seaton British Legion 119
Seaton Front   1855 Photograph, taken by Samuel Good 28
Seaton Golf Club   c.1967 Photograph of cup presentation 124
Seaton Guide     See "Burnham's Seaton Guide"  
Seaton Hole   c.1890 Photographs 61
"   1924 Photograph of cliff path to Seaton Hole 83
"   c.1925 Photograph of cliff path to Seaton Hole 82
"   1977 Photograph, snow scene 130
"   c.1978 Photograph, cliff subsidence 132
"   c.1980 Photograph, new path to Seaton Hole under construction 133
Seaton Hospital   1987 Photograph, fund-raising in Fore Street for the new hospital 150
"   1988 Photographs from the opening of the hospital 128
Seaton Junction       107, 129, 144
Seaton Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club       80
Seaton Library     Old library in background of photograph 109
Seaton Marsh   1682 Mentioned in Leigh's survey 22
"   1724 Described and sketched by Stukeley in his Itinerarium Curiosum 23
Seaton Marshes     See "Marshes, The"  
Seaton Methodist Church Scawell Lane c.1985 Photograph, members of the church at the site of the new church 154
Seaton Miniature Golf Links Cliff Field c.1927 Photograph 92
"   1965 Photograph taken 4th August 1965 124
Seaton Motel   1989 Photograph of Seaton & District League of Friends/Rotary Club of Seaton Summer Fête at Seaton Motel 118
Seaton Museum     Extracts from the Seaton Museum newsletter 147-156
"   1987, 1992 Photographs 150
"   1995 Photograph of opening of VJ exhibition 114
"   1998-99 Panels on Roman Seaton commissioned 15
Seaton National Fire Service   1940-45 Fought fires in Exeter and Seaton during the Second World War 101, 107
Seaton Observer Corps   1940-45 Had their look-out post on Clay Common 101, 156
"   c.1943 Photograph 100
Seaton Parish Church     See "St. Gregory's Church"  
Seaton Parish Register       148
Seaton Regatta     Post-World War II, organised by Seaton British Legion 107
"   c.1925 Photograph 77
"   1926 Details from the regatta programme 148-9
Seaton Rugby Club   1894-95 Photograph 50
"   c.1896 Photograph of carnival tableau 53
"   c.1904 Photograph 54
"     Undated photograph of members of the club sitting on Mr. W. H. Head's racing skiff 56
"   1913 Photograph 56
Seaton Scout Band Cross Street 1943 Photograph; playing at the opening of the Wings for Victory Week 103
Seaton Scouts       71
" Vicarage Field c.1913 Photograph 57
Seaton seafront   1961 Photograph, 4th August 1961 137
"   1977 Photograph, winter 130
"   1977 Photograph, storm damage 131
"   1980 Photograph, new sea wall under construction 133
"   1991 Photograph of removal of sculpture 126
Seaton Station       31
"   c.1890 In photograph showing a view of Seaton 38
Seaton Territorials     See also "Devonshire Regiment" 42
Seaton Town Band       51, 71, 149
"   c.1900 Photograph 52
Seaton Town Council   1973-   114, 143
Seaton Town Hall     Next to site of Althelney House; largely destroyed by fire, 22nd January 1945 27, 69, 71, 74, 80, 87, 107, 143, 149, 154
"   c.1869 Photograph showing stables demolished to make way for Town Hall 30
"   1904 Photograph of opening ceremony, 27 July 1904 41
"   1953 Photograph of Carnival Queen crowning ceremony in the Town Hall 119
"   1958 Photograph of Seaton Darby and Joan Club birthday party in the Town Hall 150
Seaton Tramway   1970 First section opened in August 1970 129
Seaton Tramway Company   1969-   129
Seaton Urban District Council     Ceased to exist in 1973 with the creation of East Devon District Council and Seaton Town Council 74, 80, 83, 88, 94, 99, 102, 103, 106, 107, 110, 112, 113, 114, 127, 143, 144, 155
"   1973 Photograph of members of the council 114
Seaton Villa Queen Street 19th C. Home of Dr. Eyre; now [2002] Eyre House 43
Seaton Women's Institute Harepath Road     9, 66
Seaton Youth and Community Jubilee Centre Harbour Road 1979 Opened October 1979 144
Seaton Youth Club       144
"   1951 Photographs of the pyramid display at the Festival of Britain event in Seaton 108
"   1951, 1952 Photographs of Youth Club outings 121
"   1953 Photograph, Youth Club tableau in Seaton Carnival 119
"   1973 Photograph of George Clare, chairman of Seaton Council, with members of the Youth Club 113
Seaton's paddling pool     See "Paddling pool"  
Second World War   1939-45   35, 60, 72, 78, 85, 95, 96, 98, 100-107, 120, 156
Secretary of State for the Environment   1985 Extended the area of the scheduled Ancient Monument at Honeyditches 16
Sellars, Mr.   c.1909 Photograph 58
Shadrack, Mrs. F.C.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Shepherd's Cottage Harepath Road   Mentioned by Kemble in description of boundaries of Saxon Fleote 20, 66
Sherborne Dorset 1005 Charters mention granting of Seaton to Eadsige; Horton Priory amalgamated with S. in 1122 19, 20,
25, 144        
Shipton, Mr.   c.1960 In photograph of children's cycling proficiency test 139
Sidmouth Devon     9, 17, 64, 65, 66, 75, 107, 148, 153
Sidmouth Museum       9
Sidmouth Street       25, 33, 47, 51, 66, 143
"   c.1900 Photograph 40
Silbury Wiltshire     6
Silvester, Mr. R.J. Seaton Down 1978 Directed excavations by Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology 13, 15
Singer     Car manufacturer; 1956 photograph of Ted Gosling with 1928 Singer 8 110
Sir Walter Trevelyan School     Built in 1860 95, 106
  Fore Street 1865 In photograph of Fore Street 26
"   c.1895 Photograph of pupils 67
"   1902 Photograph of pupils 67
"   c.1908 Photograph of school football team 68
"   c.1922 Photograph of staff 68
Skegness Lincolnshire 1936 Location of first Butlin's holiday camp 87, 149
Skinner, A.J.   20th C. Local historian 13
Skinner, Ada Salcombe House c.1858-1945 Daughter of James William and Sarah Skinner; born c.1858; died 1945 aged 87 71
"   1899 Photograph 47
Skinner, Dicky   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
Skinner, Mr. Ernest   c.1900 Assisted Mr. A.P. Cann Evans in running the Local Board 66
Skinner, Mrs. J. Salcombe House 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Skinner, James William Salcombe House c.1869 Baker and confectioner; owned Golden Lion Inn; born c.1826; died 1913 aged 87 30, 71
"   1899 Photographed with wife Sarah and daughter Ada at rear of Salcombe House 47
Skinner, Richard   1744-1819 Born Colyton, 25 July 1744; father of Richard Skinner (b.1779) 27
Skinner, Richard Fore Street 1779-1866 Mariner and coal merchant; born 6 April 1779; lived at Cleve House; bought Lions Close and Cross House Field in Fore Street, April 1847; died 2 May 1866 27
Skinner, Mrs. S. Melrose House 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Skinner, Sarah Fore Street 19th C. Wife of Richard Skinner; died July 1827, aged 49 27
Skinner, Sarah Salcombe House 1899 Photograph; wife of James William Skinner 47
Slade, G.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Sloman, T.   c.1869 Posting and livery stables (demolished 1902) shown in photograph of Fore Street 30
Sluggett, Sam   1953 In photograph of Seaton Reserves football team 122
Small, William Sidmouth Street 1841 Agricultural labourer; recorded as 90 years old in 1841 census 25
Smart, Dr. Arthur Netherhayes and Withylake 20th C. Local doctor; sang with the Seaton Choral Society; retired 1954; died 1970s 80, 144
Smith & Sons (Seaton) Ltd.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Smith, Arthur   1991 Photographed at removal of sculpture from Seaton seafront 126
Smith, E. A. and C. C.   1900 Proprietors of the Seaton Beach Hotel 62
Smith, Edgar   1920s Owned the Portman garage; agent for Austin and Citröen cars 75
Smith, Brig.-General G. B.   1920s-30s Director of the Seaton and District Electric Light Company 87
Smith, Herman Sidmouth Street 1841 Cooper (1841 census) 25
Smith, Rev. J.B. Colyton 1835 Of the Georges Meeting House, Colyton 152-3
Smith, Jim   20th C.   94
Smith, L.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Smith, W.   1920s Printer; ran a lending library and fancy goods shop 86
Smith's Lending Library Fore Street c.1923 Photograph 86
Snell, Barr   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Snell, Bill   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
Snell, Nobby   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
"   c.1904 In photograph of Seaton rugby team 54
"   c.1923 In photograph of fishermen on Seaton Beach 76
Snook, John   19th C. Colyton resident; married Sarah Head 31
Society for Roman Studies     Published Henrietta Miles's report of "Honey Ditches Roman Villa, Seaton" 13
Somme   1916   71
South Bank London     108
South West Water     Advertisement relating to new sea defences 132
"     Built new sea wall and promenade 144
Southern Railway   1923 London & South Western Railway became part of Southern Railway 129, 144
Southleigh Devon     101
Spurway, Jack   1929 Coach driver; in photograph with Mr. Gould, his staff and friends on Dartmoor 96
Square, The   19th C. John Head built houses for his sons here during redevelopment 27, 33, 43, 71, 74
"   1935 Photograph of decorations for the Silver Jubilee of King George V 89
"   1961 Photograph 136
Stafford Brook     Given by Kemble as a boundary of Saxon Fleote 20
Starr, Elizabeth   17th C. Leaseholder of part of Pynes Meade (Leigh's survey) 21
Station Road     Previous name of Harbour Road 35, 69, 71, 75, 102, 125
Stedcombe estate   1967 Sold Axmouth Harbour to Axminster RDC 77
Steele, Brian   1951 In photograph of the Youth Club pyramid display team 108
"   1951 In photograph of Youth Club outing to Weymouth 121
Stenner, Arthur E.   Mid-1960s Chairman of Seaton Council; photograph, presenting awards at the Seaton Autumn Show 112
"   1973 Member of Seaton Town Council 143
Stephens, Mr. S. Sanders     See "Sanders Stephens"  
Stern     German magazine 95
Stickland, G.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Stickland, Mr.   c.1895 Bank manager; photograph 49
Stock Lane Sidmouth Street     51
Stockham, John Branscombe   His granddaughter married Philip Head in 1607 31
Stockland, L.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Stoke Hill Foot Beagles   c.1908 Photograph 58
Stone, Mr.   1934 In photograph of wedding party (father of the bridegroom) 90
Stone, Mrs.   1934 In photograph of wedding party (mother of the bridegroom) 90
Stone, Mr. John   1934 In photograph of wedding party 90
Stone, Mr. L.   1934 In photograph of wedding party (bridegroom) 90
Stone, Miss Peggy   1934 In photograph of wedding party 90
Stonehenge Wiltshire     6
Stony Barrow     Stretched from Trevelyan Road to Beach Road 35
Stradling, Mrs. 1 and 2 The Cliff 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Stradling family   19th C. Ran Burgenstock as an apartment-house 43
Strawbridge, Hy 2 Fonthill Villas c.1900 Stone-works manager 35
Strawbridge, Mary 2 Fonthill Villas c.1900 Wife of Hy Strawbridge; kept apartments 35
Streatham Hall   1914-18 No. 7 Military Hospital 71, 72
Streit Shear       25
Strictly Business   2002 Estate agents, occupying Vintage House 151
Stringer, Arthur   1995 Burma Star veteran; photograph, opening VJ exhibition in Seaton Museum 114
Stukeley, William   1723-24 Visited the area; mentions Honeyditches in his Itinerarium Curiosum; sketched Seaton from White Cliff 9, 17, 22
Stukeley's 'Watch Tower'   19th C. Stood on The Barrow (or Burrow) (Pulman, Book of the Axe) 22
Sussex       5, 129
Sutton, Bill   1920s Photograph 86
Sutton, G.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Sutton, H.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Sutton, H.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
Sutton, Richard C.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Swann, Captain John Sackville 5 Major Terrace c.1900   51
SWEB   20th C. Showrooms built on the site of Lowman's Farm farmyard 51, 86
Sweet Shop, The Queen Street 2002   51
Swinburne, Algernon Charles   19th C. Friend of Lady Pauline Trevelyan 25
Sydenham, Abraham   1748 Salt Officer for 40 years; died 12 November 1748, aged 69 22
Taunton Museum Somerset     9
Tawse, Alan   1989 Chairman of Seaton and District Hotels & Restaurants Association; photograph 114
Taylor, Charles   20th C.   94
"   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Taylor, W. J.   1894 Contractor 45
Temperance Hotel   19th C. Owned by C. C. Gould; site now [2002] occupied by Woolworth's and The Beeches Restaurant 35
"   1902 Partially visible in background of photograph 34
Tennyson, Alfred, Lord   19th C. Known to Lady Pauline Trevelyan 27
Terrace, The       33
Thomas, ?   1930s Photograph of three Thomas family members in hayfield at Couchill Farm 81
Thomas, F. W. Sidmouth Street   Owned Seaton Farm Dairy; undated photograph 47
Thomas, Jim   1940 Evacuee 102
Thomas, John 1 Fonthill Villas c.1900 Farmer 35
Thorn, Company Officer   1945 Commanded the fire crews at the Town Hall fire on 22nd January 1945 107
Thorn, Arthur   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Thorne, Mr. A.H.   1951 Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition 115
Thornfield House Scalwell Lane   Built as private residence for E. C. Meade Esq. 94
"   1908 Photograph 42
Tidbury, Abraham 9 Queen Street c.1900 Apartment-house keeper; son of Isaac Tidbury 51
Tidbury, Isaac     Trinity House pilot; father of Abraham Tidbury 51
Tidbury, Mrs. Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Tinley, Col. 4 Major Terrace c.1900   51
Tiverton Devon   Skinner family originated from 27
Tolman & Son, F. 13 Queen Street   Jewellers and silversmiths 51
"   1904 Photograph showing shop 40
Tolman, Snr., Mrs. Queen Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Tolman, Mr. N.   c.1960 In photograph of Seaton Bowling Club team winners 123
Tolman, Miss Sheila   1953 Photograph, being crowned Carnival Queen 119
Tolman, Mrs. W. Sidmouth Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Tolman, William Queen Street 19th C. Tailor, habit maker, carpet layer 31
Tolman family     Along with the Good family, kept the Jubilee Clock maintained until the 1960s 147
Toms, Mrs.   1895 ". . . of Mitchell & Thomas, the Chard brewery"; director of company owning the Beach Hotel and Royal Clarence Hotel 35
Tonge, Dr. Edward, OBE Beer 20th C. Principal medical officer in charge of hospital at Ryalls Court 1914-18; died 1937 71, 94
Torquay Devon     64, 65, 66
Tower, Bussy Sidmouth Street 19th C. Fisherman 51
Town Hall     See "Seaton Town Hall"  
Town Hall Company       69, 80
Town Hall Police Station       71
Town Social Club       80
Townsend       66
Tozer, Miss   c.1922 In photograph of staff of Sir Walter Trevelyan School 68
Transactions of the Devonshire Association   1868, 1885, 1922 Published papers on the excavations at Honeyditches, and J.B. Davidson's paper on Seaton before the Conquest 9, 13, 19
Trevelyan, Prof. G.M.   1876-1962 Historian 21
Trevelyan, Sir George   17th C. 1st Bt.; married Mary Willoughby 1655, inheriting the manor of Seaton 21, 25, 145
Trevelyan, Sir George   18th C. 3rd Bt.; died 1768 23
Trevelyan, Sir John   c.1671-1755 2nd Bt.; son of George and Mary Trevelyan; revived the salt industry in Seaton; died 1755 21-23
Trevelyan, Sir John   18th C. 4th Bt.; born c.1735; sold the manor in May 1788 to Thomas Charter 23
Trevelyan, Lady Pauline [Paulina]   1816-66 Born 25 January 1816; wife of Sir Walter Calverley Trevelyan (married c.1835); died 13 May 1866 25, 27, 147
Trevelyan, Sir Walter Calverley   c.1798-1879 Lord of the manor; 6th Bt.; antiquarian, geologist; visited Seaton with his wife Pauline; began excavations at Honeyditches, 1862; Calverley Lodge (now Check House) built for him by Joseph Good, 1864-66 9, 13, 24, 25, 27, 31, 33, 147, 152
Trevelyan Road       23, 35, 38
Trevett, Ben   1920s-40s Owned a garage in Station Road; agent for Ford cars 75
Trevett, Eugene   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Trevett, George   1940s-70s Son of Ben Trevett; took over running of garage in Station Road 75, 94
"   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
Trevett's Car Park Harbour Road c.1960 Photograph, children's cycling proficiency test 139
"   1961 Photograph; site now [2002] occupied by Fossway Court and the Rainbow complex 138
Trevett's Garage Harbour Road c.1937 Photograph of the garage staff 97, 102
Trineman, Charles C.   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
Trinity College, Dublin   19th C. Museum building designed by Benjamin Woodward 147
Trinity House       51
Trinity Square Axminster 19th C. Samuel Good's first business (watchmaker and jeweller) established here 24
Trinnemen, Fred   1890s Seaton Rugby Club player 66
Truro Cornwall     77
Tucker, Mrs. Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Tudor House     Opposite the King's Arms 66
Tullamore Ireland 1816 Birthplace of Benjamin Woodward, 16th November 1816 147
Turks   1915 Opposed British forces in Mesopotamia 73
Turner, A.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
Turner, Arthur   1930s Builder; developed Harepath Road and Court Lane 87
Turner, Ben   20th C. Led prayers in the Gospel Hall during the Second World War 94, 102
"   1954 In photograph of tree-planting ceremony in Station Road 125
"   c.1960 In photograph of children's cycling proficiency test 139
Turner family   1841 Recorded in census 31
Typhoon   1940-45 Second World War fighter aircraft 101, 103
U29   1939 German U-boat; sank H.M.S. Courageous on 17th September 1939 95
U.S. Army   1940-45 Troops stationed in Seaton during the Second World War 106
University Museum, Oxford   19th C. Designed by Benjamin Woodward 147
V.A.D.     See "Voluntary Aid Detachment"  
Vespasian (Flavius Vespasianus)   9-79 Roman Emperor; illustration of copper coin of his reign; known to have been in Devon following Roman invasion of Britain under Claudius, A.D. 43 16
Veterinary Corps   1914-18   155
Vicarage Field       66
"   c.1913 Photograph of Boy Scouts in the Field 57
"   c.1909 Photograph of haymaking 58
Vickery, Mr. A.J.   1971 First warden of St. Clare's Adult Education Centre; in photograph of opening ceremony at St. Clare's 127
Victoria, Queen   1819-1901   23, 26, 62, 66, 78, 156
Victoria   c.1904 Pleasure steamer; photograph of passengers landing from her 65
Vintage House     Birthplace of William Henry Head; later the town Post Office (until 1970); now [2002] occupied by Strictly Business estate agents 151
Violet Terrace     Named after local builder; demolished in 1975 31, 33, 71, 143
"   1895 Photograph 38
VJ exhibition   1995 Photograph of opening in Seaton Museum 114
Voluntary Aid Detachment   1914-18   71-72, 101
Volunteer Service Committee   1926 Active during the General Strike of May 1926 75
Waldron aisle     Within St. Gregory's Church 145
Wales       101, 129
Wall, Connie   1943 Rescued from drowning in the River Axe by Ronald Anning and William Green 102
Wallington Hall Northumberland 19th C. Estate owned by Sir Walter Calverley Trevelyan 27
Walton, Mrs. Harepath Road 1940s Widow of the church organist; killed when Harepath Road bombed during the Second World War 106
Walton, William   1920s Conducted Seaton Choral Society concerts 80
War Book, The       71
War Fund   c.1914 Opened by the local branch of the National Deposit Friendly Society 71
War Weapons Week   1940s One of a series of special war savings weeks held between 1941 and 1945 106
Wardell, Mrs.   1925 Friend of the Prince of Wales 72
Warden, H.   1913 Boy Scout 57
Ware, Billy 3 Fonthill Villas c.1900 Manor carpenter 35
Ware, Walt   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Warner, Captain Harry     Vice-President, Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition, 1951 87, 94, 115
Warners Holiday Camp Harbour Road   Plans announced by Captain Warner in 1934; opened at Easter 1936; requisitioned and opened as an internment camp for classified aliens, October 1939 87, 95
"   1951 Notice/programme for the Seaton and District Handicraft & Hobbies Exhibition, held in Warners Holiday Camp, 24th March 1951 115
"   1964 Photograph 140
Warren, Mr. Les   1970s Member of the Rotary Club 144
Warship Week   1940s One of a series of special war savings weeks held between 1941 and 1945 106
Washington House     Formerly Cliff Hotel; designed by Joseph Good 24, 152
Waterloo Station London     108, 129
Watts, C.   1913 Boy Scout and Sea Scout 57
Watts, Cyril   1919 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 91
Watts, J.   1913 Sea Scout 57
Way, Buster   1952 In photograph of Youth Club outing 121
Webby, John   20th C. Headmaster of the Sir Walter Trevelyan School 94, 95, 106
Webster, Mrs. Violet   20th C. Granddaughter of Joseph Good 152, 153
Welch, Ben   20th C. Fisherman; photographed with his brother Jack outside the old library 109
Welch, Jack   20th C. Auctioneer; photographed with his brother Ben outside the old library 109
Welch, Mary Ann 5 Marine Crescent 19th C. Apartment-house keeper 35
Wells, John   20th C. Attended the Sir Walter Trevelyan School; joined the Navy as a boy seaman, 1938; survived the sinking of H.M.S. Courageous, 17th September 1939 95
Welt, Die     German newspaper 95
Wessex       6-7
Wessiter Lodge Darky Lane     43
Wessiters House   1843 Built by William Head in 1843; sold by Muriel Head in the 1950s 31, 53, 71, 74, 151
West Cliff (or Westcliff) Terrace   1870 Built by William Head (d.1865); shown in photograph of end of West Walk 29, 151
"   1875 Photograph 69
West Country Class     Class of locomotive; see "Seaton"  
West Saxons   614 Defeated the British at Beandun 19
West Walk     Washed away in a storm, 1915; new West Walk coping-stone laid by Mr. C.C. Gould, 1924 80, 84, 100, 102
"   1870 Photograph of end 29
"   1925 Photograph of Morrison Bell officially opening the new West Walk 83
"   1925 Photograph 83
"   1927 Photograph, looking east 83
"   1961 Photograph, looking towards the West Walk 138
"   c.1989 Photograph, storm damage with subsidence 135
"   1997 Photograph, preparing for the cliff retaining wall by the Castle Hill steps 135
West Walk shelter   1900 In background of photograph 63
Westcliff Terrace     See "West Cliff Terrace"  
Western Circuit       151
Westlake, Mrs. 2 Beach Cottage 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Westleigh Hotel Seaton Esplanade c.1925 Built by George Henry Richards; seen in photograph of the Esplanade 85
"   1925 Photograph 85
"   20th C. Closed after the Second World War 143
Westmead Seaton Down Road 1944 Home of Mrs. Irene Fox 105
Weston       101
Weymouth Dorset     64, 65, 66, 121
Whatley, Bill   1928 Photograph 79
"   c.1930 Photograph, on the Colyford Road 97
Wheeler, Richard   17th C. Built house in Beere Lane leased to Joyce Hooper (Leigh's survey) 22
While, John   1991 Photographed at removal of sculpture from Seaton seafront 126
Whinfrey, Norman Blackbury Castle 1987 In photograph of visit by Axe Valley Heritage Association 7
"   1989 Paper on Seaton Couchill written for the Axe Valley Heritage Association (quoted) 17
Whippell, Capt.   c.1953 Photograph, member of the Seaton Autumn Show Committee 120
White, Alan   1973 Photograph 157
White, Bunny   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
White, Mrs. H. The Square 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
White, Jenks   c.1922 In photograph of staff of Sir Walter Trevelyan School 68
White, Ken   c.1951 In photograph of Seaton F.C. 122
White, Robert   1914-18 Killed during the First World War 74
White, Mrs. S. Fore Street 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
White, Mr. W. 10 Manor Cottages c.1914   71
White, William George   1920s-30s Secretary of the Town Hall Company and the Town Social Club 80
White and Newbury   1889 Local builders; built the Church of the Good Shepherd 51
White Cliff   1723 Point from which Stukeley sketched Seaton in 1723; site of mansion house owned by Rhoda Harbin in 19th C. 22, 23, 71, 151
"   c.1925 Photograph 82
"   20th C. Old people's home, formerly the Beach Hotel 143
Wilkins, Dick   [1920s?] In photograph with members of the Newton family; died 1970s 76
Wilkins family   1925 Photograph of fishermen including members of the Wilkins family 76
Willans, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.   1897 Presented drinking fountain to the town; photograph of fountain 62
"   c.1924 Photograph of Marine Place showing fountain 78
Williams, Bert   c.1937 In photograph of staff of Trevett's Garage 97
Willoughby, John Payhembury 1557 or 1566 Bought the manor of Seaton from John Frye 21, 145
Willoughby, John   1639 (d. 1682) Great-grandson of the John Willoughby who bought manor of Seaton; reclaimed Seaton Marshes 21, 22
Willoughby, Mary   17th C. Eldest daughter of John Willoughby (d. 1682); inherited manor of Seaton as a marriage portion; married George Trevelyan 1655 21, 25
Wilson, Ernest   1930s Photograph, in hayfield at Couchill Farm 81
Wilts. and Dorset Bank The Square     43
Windmill Hill culture       6
Windsor Gardens     On the site of the Regal Cinema and Violet Terrace 38, 143
Windsor House Fore Street     33
Wings for Victory Week   1943 One of a series of special war savings weeks held between 1941 and 1945 106
"     Reproduction of programme for the Wings for Victory Week, 22nd-29th May 101
"     Photograph, Seaton Scout Band playing at the opening ceremony 103
Wislades Farm   19th C. Acquired by the Head family 31
Withall, Mrs. 2 Woodbine Place 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33
Withylake Seaton Down Hill   Shown on maps of excavations at Honeyditches; Dr. Arthur Smart moved here from Netherhayes, 1950 8, 10, 144
Witty, Mr. P. O.   1920s-30s Chief engineer of the Seaton and District Electric Light Company 87
Wolf Cubs       57
Wolstencroft, Mrs. M.   c.1953 Photograph, member of the Seaton Autumn Show Committee 120
Women's Institute   1967 Photograph of WI Pageant, Seaton Down Hall 116
Wood, Mary   1980s Photograph; leading figure in the League of Friends of Seaton Hospital 128
Woodbine Place Sidmouth Street     33, 51
Woodgate, Mrs. The Baths (or The Bath House) 1870 Lodging-house keeper 33, 35
Woodgate family   19th C. Ran the Bath House; owned vegetable gardens 35
Woodward, Benjamin   1816-61 Said by Lady Trevelyan in August 1860 to be "designing some seaside houses"; made designs for Calverley Lodge, 1860; designed the Sir Walter Trevelyan School, 1860; architect of Trinity College, Dublin, Museum, University Museum at Oxford and the Kildare Street Club, Dublin; close friend of Sir Walter and Lady Trevelyan; died in a hotel on the Rue de Bourbon, Lyons 25, 26, 147
Woolland, Mr. and Mrs. W.   c.1960 Ran the Marwyl Café 139
Woolworth's     Built on the site of the Temperance Hotel 35
World War I     See "First World War"  
World War II     See "Second World War"  
Wright, Major-General H.B.H. Seaton Down 1912-1930s Built Seaton Down House in field known as Lomans Boswell; Roman remains found in grounds; director of the Seaton and District Electric Light Company 9, 13, 15, 87
Wulfstan   1005 Archbishop of York; witness to the formation charter of Seaton 20
Wyatt, A. R.   1913 Scout Master 57
Wyatt, W.   1914 Wolf Cub 57
Wyndham, Mr.   17th C. Held a grant from Charles I for the Marshes, overturned by the Commonwealth 21
Yapp, Mr.   1895 Solicitor; director of company owning the Beach Hotel and Royal Clarence Hotel 35
Yarty Devon     25
Yeovil Somerset     63
Yew Terrace Sidmouth Street     33
Yorkshire       7
Youth Club     See "Seaton Youth Club"  
Yule, Captain, R.N.   19th C. Owned Wislades Farm before the Head family 31