Christmas Meeting 2019

Salcombe History Society’s 2019 Christmas meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 27th November at Salcombe Rugby Club, Camperdown Road, Salcombe, TQ8 8AX.

The meeting will begin with a talk by Laurence Axworthy setting out the chronology of the Second World War bombing raids on Plymouth, including the tip-and-run raids, and showing the impact of each raid using  “then and now” pictures and film clips. There will be an opportunity to ask questions afterwards.

Refreshments will be available from the bar and following the talk the raffle will be drawn.

Copies of the Salcombe History Society 2020 calendar will be on sale along with DVDs and books of local interest so why not start your Christmas shopping early?

Remembrance Parade 2019

On a grey and blustery day, the residents of Salcombe gathered at the War Memorial to pay their respects. Salcombe History Society, as ever, was represented by Chairman Ken Prowse who laid a wreath on behalf of the Society.

Salcombe War Memorial

Ken Prowse and Roger Barrett


Ken Prowse, Roger Barrett and Virginia Murch


Ken Prowse and Christine Russell

AGM 2019

The ninth Annual General Meeting of Salcombe History Society was held on Wednesday 20th March 2019 at Salcombe Rugby Club. Over fifty members of the Society were in attendance. During the business part of the meeting, the current Chairman and Committee were re-elected for a further term of three years. Following this, the audience was treated to a screening of the latest DVD produced by the Society, ‘More Salcombe Stories’.