Genealogy Local History
Welcome to Arthur French's Web-Pages including
SOME WEST COUNTRY THEMES
My wife Joy and I now live in Devon. Her ancestors mostly come from the South Hams of Devon (on her father's side), and from the far west of Cornwall (on her mother's side). The main families involved are mentioned on
I have made a study of the village of Ipplepen (between Newton Abbot and Totnes), both the history of its development, its buildings, and some of the families who have lived there (and some who have emigrated from there). Click for the
I am a member and supporter of a voluntary body which collects old photographs, and records old memories, of a wide area in South Devon. Click for details of the
This site is a temporary home for some suggestions and warnings about SEARCHING THE 1851 CENSUS CD which includes DEVON
There is also a page about my own ancestors - not from Devon!