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December 2017: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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Famous people born in Devon:
Agatha Christie
Alfred Wallis
Charles Babbage
Charles Kingsley
Chris Martin
Cliff Bastin
David Owen
Desmond MacCarthy
Edward Calvert
Edward Wood
Francis Drake
Francis Chichester
Francis Rous
Franics Hayman
Frederick Jane
George Passmore
Guy Burgess
Hannah Cowley
Jack Russell
Jo Pavey
Joanna Southcott
John Bowring
John Churchill Marlborough
John Gay
John Hawkins
John Nott
John Squire
John Surman
Joseph Glanvill
Joshua Reynolds
Liam Tancock
Matthew Locke
Michael Caines
Michael Foot
Miranda Hart
Peter Cook
R S Hawker
Redvers Buller
Richard Burton
Robert Falcon Scott
Samuel Phelps
Samuel Prout
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Sharron Davies
Sir Donald Sinden
Sir Edmund Leach
Sir Rex Richards
Sue Barker
Thomas Bodley
Thomas Newcomen
Thomas Savery
Tom Daley
Walter Raleigh
Wayne Sleep
William Bligh
William Carpenter
William Clifford
William Cory
William Gifford
William Jessop
William Lethaby
William Temple

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