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F0006 Elizabeth Champion nee Bates
F0006 Elizabeth Champion nee Bates
Elizabeth Champion nee Bates married William Thomas Champion on 11 Nov 1909 at St. Andrews Church, Plaistow, Essex 
 
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F0007 William Champion
F0007 William Champion
William Champion born Abt. 1910, West Ham, Essex 
 
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F0008 Margery Champion
At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
(At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.) 
 
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P0101 Appledore, Devon
P0101 Appledore, Devon
Ships that traded out of Appledore in the 1800s pictured at the turn of the 20th century moored up waiting for the tide. (North Devon Museum Trust) 
 
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P0102 Appledore, Devon
P0102 Appledore, Devon
Picture of Appledore Quay taken at turn of the 20th Century (North Devon Museum Trust)  
 
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P0103 Appledore, Devon
P0103 Appledore, Devon
Appledore Quay about 1900. This picture shows a man shaping a topmast for a ketch made from
a pine spar. Most of the smaller work carried out on trading vessels took place on the Quay side.
(National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London)  
 
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P0104 Appledore, Devon
P0104 Appledore, Devon
Boatmen hauling their boat up a slip-way that was once opposite the Seaman's Bethel about 1903.
This slip-way was replaced by steps when the Quay was reformed in 1940.
In the background can be seen the ketch 'Jane, Ann and Elizabeth'
(National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London)  
 
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P0105 Appledore, Devon
P0105 Appledore, Devon
Off Quay scene from the 1930s.
The vessels in the foreground are the 'Emma Louise'on the left, the 'Mary Jones' in the centre and the 'Francis Beddoe' on the right, the last known vessel to discharge a cargo at Boscastle in North Cornwall.
(North Devon Museum Trust)  
 
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P0106 Appledore, Devon
P0106 Appledore, Devon
This picture highlights the fact that the Quay was very much a working Quay, as can be seen
with these men straining to tie their ship securely.
(National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London) 
 
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P0107 Appledore, Devon
P0107 Appledore, Devon
This picture shows an area known as the 'Parlour' just outside Richmond Dock, where vessels
were traditionally moored for safe harbourage. The two nearest vessels are the 'Margaret' left
and the 'Coleen' centre.
(National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London) 
 
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P0108 Appledore, Devon 1903
P0108 Appledore, Devon 1903
Taken in 1903, this picture shows Appledore sailors climbing aboard ship, having been taken to their ship by a local boatman.
(National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London)  
 
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P0109 Appledore, Devon 1902
P0109 Appledore, Devon 1902
A scene from about 1902 showing Appledore people walking along the Quay. Many appear to be
smartly dressed suggesting that this may be a Sunday or other special occasion.
(National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London)  
 
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P0110 Appledore, Devon 1875
P0110 Appledore, Devon 1875
Reputably the earliest known picture of Appledore Quay. Gas lamps were installed at the Quay around 1875.
The vessels lying off Quay, are the 'Happy Return' left, and the 'Countess Caithness' right.
(National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London)  
 
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P0111 Appledore, Devon 1894
P0111 Appledore, Devon 1894
The 1894 launching ceremony of the brigantine 'Clio', built at New Quay yard, Appledore by Robert Cock and Sons.
(National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London)  
 
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P0112 Appledore, Devon 1904
P0112 Appledore, Devon 1904
This picture from 1904 shows ladies who have gathered seaweed from the shoreline for food.
A variety of seaweed exists that is edible after washing and boiling, known as 'laver' and is a local delicacy.
(North Devon Museum Trust)  
 
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P0118 Appledore, Devon 2003
P0118 Appledore, Devon 2003
The house painted yellow on the left is 32 Market Street, Appledore. This is where Mary Champion and her children William, Lilian and John were living when the Census Enumerator collected the 1891 Census Returns. Samuel Champion is not listed, he was a Merchant Seaman and is presumed to be at sea.  
 
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P0201 Irsha Street, Appledore, Devon 1883
P0201 Irsha Street, Appledore, Devon 1883
Samuel and Mary Champion's first child William Thomas was born in Irsha Street on 23 July 1883.
This picture was taken in 1901, the street was made up from a collection of properties surviving from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
(North Devon Museum Trust Collection) 
 
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P0202 Irsha Street, Appledore, Devon 1905
P0202 Irsha Street, Appledore, Devon 1905
View from the southern end of Irsha Street near Ibex Court in 1905.
Irsha Street formerly an ancient community called 'Irsha' ran parellel to the foreshore.
(North Devon Museum Trust Collection)  
 
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P0203 Irsha Street, Appledore, Devon 1913
P0203 Irsha Street, Appledore, Devon 1913
View from the far end of Irsha Street in 1913.
Hillcliff Terrace can be seen at the far end on the left.
(National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London)
 
 
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P0204 Irsha Street, Appledore, Devon 1894
P0204 Irsha Street, Appledore, Devon 1894
This photo from 1894 shows Artists and local children on the beach below Irsha Street.
Appledore attracted many Victorian Artists, who appreciated the timeless quality of the village and the inhabitants.
(Victoria & Albert Museum)
 
 
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P0301 Market Street, Appledore, Devon
P0301 Market Street, Appledore, Devon
The yellow painted property in the foreground is No. 32 Market Street, Appledore, July 2003.
Accordimg to the 1891 Census this was the home of Samuel and Mary Champion, and their family.
 
 
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P0302 32 Market Street, Appledore, Devon
P0302 32 Market Street, Appledore, Devon
Front door of number 32 Market Street.
 
 
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P0303 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 1890 - 1900
P0303 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 1890 - 1900
Market Street was the centre of Appledore and the main trading street that ran parellel to the water before the Quay was built.
This picture dates around 1890 - 1900, the women on the left are standing outside No. 32 Market Street, home of Samuel and Mary Champion between 1891 to 1895.  
 
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P0304 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 1935
P0304 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 1935
Market Street 1935. The bay fronted windows date from the late 18th century.
The first window on the left is No. 32 where Samuel and Mary Champion lived.
 
 
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P0305 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 2003
P0305 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 2003
View of Market Street taken July 2003. 
 
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P0306 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 1910
P0306 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 1910
Looking down Market Street around 1910. On the left is a suspended glass globe, this was the sign for the Globe Hotel. In the distance the last bow fronted property on the right is No. 32 Market Street. 
 
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P0307 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 1930 - 1940
P0307 Market Street, Appledore, Devon 1930 - 1940
Looking down Market Street from outside 'The Royal'.
 
 
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P0401 Monkleigh, Devon 1900s
P0401 Monkleigh, Devon 1900s
Monkleigh Village in 1900s 
 
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P0402 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0402 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Monkleigh Village 2004 
 
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P0403 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0403 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Monkleigh Village 2004 
 
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P0404 Monkleigh, Devon 1900s
P0404 Monkleigh, Devon 1900s
Monkleigh Village in 1900s 
 
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P0405 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0405 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Monkleigh Village 2004 
 
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P0406 Monkleigh, Devon 1900s
P0406 Monkleigh, Devon 1900s
Monkleigh Village in 1900s 
 
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P0407 Monkleigh, Devon  1921
P0407 Monkleigh, Devon 1921
Monkleigh Post Office, 1921. 
 
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P0408 Monkleigh, Devon 1900s
P0408 Monkleigh, Devon 1900s
The Bell Inn, Monkleigh Village 1900s 
 
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P0409 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0409 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
The Bell Inn, Monkleigh Village 2004 
 
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P0410 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0410 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
St Georges Church, Monkleigh, Devon 2004 
 
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P0411 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0411 Monkleigh, Devon 2004
View of St George's Church from rear of graveyard 
 
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P0501 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0501 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Site of Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon.
Birth place of William Henry Champion, September 1859. 
 
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P0502 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0502 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
View from Bridgetown Farm looking South East.
Slew Cottage is just noticeable between the trees in the distance at Northway Farm. 
 
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P0503 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0503 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
View of building remains at site of Bridgetown Farm. 
 
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P0504 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0504 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Close up view of building remains at site of Bridgetown Farm. The building was primarily constructed from 'Cob' an ancient building material made from local clay and straw, and sometimes included local plant materials ranging from heather to hay or similar long grasses. 
 
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P0505 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0505 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
View at Bridgetown farm looking East towards Lodge Farm. 
 
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P0506 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0506 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
View from Bridgetown Farm looking North towards Littleham. 
 
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P0507 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon
P0507 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon
View from Bridgetown Farm looking North East towards Nethercleave. 
 
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P0508 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 1840
P0508 Bridgetown Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 1840
Tithe map from 1840 showing location of Bridgetown Farm left of centre, opposite Devon County Office Copyright notice. 
 
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P0601 Rendle's Down Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0601 Rendle's Down Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Sketch of Rendle's Down Farm House, a Medeival Devon farmhouse dating c1450. 
 
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P0602 Rendle's Down Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0602 Rendle's Down Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Rendle's Down Farm House was the birth place of Elizabeth Champion in 1858. Also thought to be the birth place of Thirza Champion in 1856. 
 
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P0603 Rendle's Down Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0603 Rendle's Down Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
The front entrance to Rendle's Down Farm House is approached up some stone steps, through the garden. 
 
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P0604 Rendle's Down Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0604 Rendle's Down Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Rear view of Rendle's Down farm House. 
 

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