Section on Tormoham from Samuel Lewis: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831), provided by Mel Lockie.
Section on Torquay from Samuel Lewis: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831), provided by Mel Lockie.
Home Page for Torbay Council, providing general and historical information, as well as pictures and
Torquay, from Wikipedia.
Virtual Tour of Torquay - from Halien.
Modern photographs, old pictures, and very early stereoscopic views of Torquay, from Terry Leaman.
Bygone Torquay, from Terry Leaman.
Old Transport in Torquay, from Terry Leaman.
Views & Scenery of Torquay - pictures from a book published by C. Way c1876, provided by Terry Leaman
Torquay - from Devon Online.
Barber, Chips & Sally. Torquay. Exeter: Obelisk Publications (1992) 32p: ill, map. [ISBN 0946651582]
Blewitt, Octavian. The panorama of Torquay. - 2nd ed. London: Simpkin & Marshall (1832) ix, 288p, plates: ill. [Westcountry Studies Library - sB/TOR 7/1832/BLE] [Lookups] [Index]
Carrington, N.T. The Teignmouth, Dawlish and Torquay guide. Teignmouth: E.Croydon (1830) 230p: folded map. [Westcountry Studies Library - DEV/1829/CAR]
Evans, John, AM. (1799). An excursion into the West of England during the month of July 1799. In Four Letters to a Friend, Letter II, The Monthly Visitor and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Vol. 8, London: H D Symonds, pp. 140-157. [Index]
George, Eric A. Torbay - Devon's Riviera resorts. Devon Life vol. 7 no. 56 (1971) pp.28-33; ill.
George, Eric A. Quiet corners of Torquay. Devon Life vol. 8 no. 65 (1971) pp.18-19; ill.
Gosling, Ted. Britain in old photographs: Torquay, Sutton Publishing (1996). [ISBN 0-7509-0730-4]
Hall, C.R. Torquay in its Medical Aspect as a Resort For Pulmonary Invalids, Torquay and London, (1857) ix + 165 p. [Index]
Haseler, H. and Cornish, H. Scenery on the Southern Coast of Devonshire: Comprising Picturesque Views at or near the Fashionable Watering Places, Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth, Dawlish, Teignmouth, and Torquay, Sidmouth, John Wallis (1819) 30p., 30 plates.
Kerr, Joye C. Illustrated guide to Torquay and neighbourhood. Bristol: Mardon, Son & Hall (1884) 32p: ill, maps, plates. [Westcountry Studies Library - sB/TOR 7/1884/KER]
Noble, W.B. A Guide to the Watering Places on the Coast, between the Exe and the Dart; Including Teignmouth, Dawlish and Torquay, Teignmouth, E. Croydon (1821) 203 pp.
Poulton-Smith, Anthony. The English Riviera: Paignton, Brixham & Torquay Through Time. Amberley Publishing (2012) 96pp. [ISBN-10: 1445609479]
Presland, John. Torquay: The charm & history of its neighbourhood, Chatto & Windus (1920). [Devon FHS Library 942.35/TOR]
Retallick, Leslie. Pictorial Torquay. Pinhoe, Exeter: Obelisk Publications. [ISBN 0946651868].
A guide to Torquay containing general history and antiquities ... miscellaneous directory. Torquay: E. Cockrem & W.Elliot (1841) 89, , plates: ill. [Westcountry Studies Library - sB/TOR 7/1841/GUI]
The Torquay guide containing a description of the town, and of the most remarkable objects in the neighbourhood. Torquay: Edward Croydon (1841) 179p: folded map. [ISBN Westcountry Studies Library - sB/TOR 7/1841/TOR]
The Torquay guide containing a description of the town, and of the most remarkable objects in the neighbourhood. (3rd ed.) Torquay: Edward Croydon (1848) 160p: folded map. [Index]
Cockrem's tourists' guide to Torquay and its neighbourhood. Torquay: E.L. Seeley (1864) 220pp: maps. [Westcountry Studies Library - B/TOR 7/1864/COC] [Index to 1856 edition]
The handbook for Torquay and its neighbourhood, ... London: Hamilton & Adams [1853?] viii, 287pp. [Westcountry Studies Library - sB/TOR 7/1853/HAN] [Index]
Handbook for Torquay; or Visitors Guide ... Torquay: Matthews, 14 Strand, 1856, illus., 95pp. [Index]
Torquay illustrated. - pocket ed. Torquay: Grogan Brotthers  96p: ill, folded map. [Westcountry Studies Library - pB/TOR 7/1894/TOR]
Pearson's gossipy guide to South Devon including Torquay, Teignmouth...Salcombe etc, London, C. Arthur Pearson  180p: ill, map. [Westcountry Studies Library sDEV/1900/PEA]
A pictorial and descriptive guide to Torquay, Paignton, Dartmouth, Kingsbridge, Totnes and other South Devon resorts (14th ed), London, Ward, Lock & Co. (1934) xxxii, 132p, 48pls: maps. [Westcountry Studies Library B/TOR 7/1934/PIC]
Westley's tourists guide to Torquay and its neighbourhood. Torquay: Arthur Westley (1881) xx, 185pp: map. [Westcountry Studies Library - B/TOR 7/1881/WES]
The Torquay Pictorial: An Illustrated Guide to the Queen of Watering Places and Neighbourhood, Torquay Directory Newspaper and General Printing Co, Ltd (1890) 56 pp.
Nelson's guide to Torquay and Exeter, including Dawlish, Teignmouth, Exmouth and Sidmouth, London, Thomas Nelson & Sons (1908) 64pp, 3pls: ill, map. [Westcountry Studies Library B/TOR 7/1908/NEL]
Spotlight on Torquay. Devon Life vol. 1 no. 5, (1965) pp.12-19; ill.
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administrative areas in which Tormoham has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
Map of the area from OldeMaps (circa 1950).
View a map of the boundaries of this town/parish.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SX909643 (Lat/Lon: 50.468343, -3.538649), Tormoham which are provided by: