FRANCES BILLINGE local historian of Bovey Tracey

I hope you enjoy reading my work. On this site you will find presentations on topics, my published papers, and a list of work in progress.
Do contact me if you would like me to talk to your society. The questions asked at talks are a great help.
Please get in touch if you have comments, suggestions, information or questions.


Lords of the Manor  -under published papers

Croker, Divett, Gould and  Hole ,  -under people

Bovey Bricks- an up-date on why Captain Thomas Wentworth Buller and John  Divett came to Bovey Tracey- under topics

Pioneering Women 1861-1914: Croker, Divett and Gould, also under topics

Domestic Fuel in Victorian Bovey Tracey   – under topics

Illustrations: Cross at Challabrook Farm to Commemorate the Civil War; Seals on a local Deed; Signature of John Southcott when Lord of the Manor; The Trough by the Parish Church.

Frances Billinge updated 8 August  2018