Name Index


A Short Chapter from the Story of Torbay, 1667

Trans. Devon. Assoc. vol. 27, (1895) pp.226-233.


Paul Q. Karkeek

Prepared by Michael Steer

TOR-MOHAM is a parish in Newton-Abbot district, statistically identical with Torquay town. The town's economy was initially based upon fishing and agriculture, but in the early 19th century the town began to develop into a fashionable seaside resort, initially frequented by members of the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars while anchored in the bay and later by the cream of Victorian society as the town's fame spread. The paper describes and analyses a scandalous incident involving claims of piracy. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the University of Michigan Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

Allin, Admiral Sir Thomas 227, 230, 232-3
Arlington, Lord 232
Barron, Captain 232
Blake, Admiral 226
Blow, Jacob de 231
Cary family 229
Charles II 227, 230, 232-3
Coventry, Sir W 228
Cromwell, Oliver 226
De Ruyter, Admiral 226
Hoppins, Anthony 229
La Roche, Monsieur 227-8, 230-3
Louis XIV 227, 230
Luscombe, Daniell gent 228-30
Manin, Francis Rodriguez 231
Manin, Lewis Francis 231
Michaw, Captain 233
Mountsfield, Captain Peter 227-31
Newman, Thomas 231
Palk, Sir Robert 229
Pepys, Mr Samuel 227-8, 230
Ridgeway family 229
Roo, Jan de 231
Rupert, Prince 227-8
Shelton, Captain 233
Sta, John de 231
Stuart family 226
Sweit, Sir Gills Knt 231
Tosse, Mr 232-3
Van Swaers 232
Walker, Hendricke 231
Williamson, Joseph Esq 232
Yeo, Joanna 229
York, Duke of 228