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2017 News

28 March 2017

We have added a section on Members' research interests to the Projects page. If you are a member and would like to add your research interests to this list, which we hope will grow, please contact the chairman. In addition, Sue Jackson has provided a note on the feofees of St Sidwell's parish, Exeter, which we have added to the Projects page.

6 March 2017

The Spring 2017 Newsletter is now online. Members who have registered their email addresses will shortly receive an electronic copy, together with details of the event at the Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter, on the afternoon of 3 April (13:00-17:00). Booking forms will be included in the mailing but also may be downloaded here. Speakers include:

Please note: admission is free for members of FoDA and Devon History Society; £4 for those who are not a member of either organisation. If you wish to book a place at this event by telephone, ring Stuart Tyler, Secretary of FoDA, at the Devon Heritage Centre (01392 384253).

2016 News

28 November 2016

In line with the priorities discussed at the AGM on 15 October in Plymouth, and following the subsequent meeting of the committee on 9 November, the chairman has sent an email to all those members who have lodged an email address with the Membership Secretary. We hope to communicate with more members more regularly by email in future. The message is available here.

15 September 2016

The Autumn Newsletter is now online. Members will shortly receive a paper copy and details of the AGM and conference on Saturday 15 October in Plymouth. Booking forms are available via the Events page. Speakers at the conference include:

12 September 2016

Our ever-watchful committee member, Graham Parnell, has spotted several small manuscript collections of Devon interest this year. In addition staff at the Devon Heritage Centre has asked for help acquiring a couple of other items. Thus the list of acquisitions that we have either purchased or deposited as a a result of a gift has been updated. See the Acquisitions page.

24 March 2016

The booking form for the Spring 2016 conference on 16 April in Barnstaple Guildhall is now available. Please come! You don't have to be a member of the Friends. Speakers include:

28 February 2016

The Spring 2016 Newsletter is now available online. Paper copies will be printed and sent out to members soon with the booking form for the Spring conference in Barnstaple Guildhall on 16 April (see below for speakers).

FoDA News 2012-2016

Items of old news may be accessed via this page.