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The Strand Ca 1780

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From a pencil sketch of the Strand Ca 1800

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Print of Torquay Harbour looking towards the Strand Ca. 1830

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Print looking from Tor Abbey Sands towards the harbour showing the New Road on the left and the Public baths in the distance on the right. Ca 1850

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Shaws boatbuilding yard and Bath Saloon ca 1856

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View of Lawrence Place on left, centre road was New Quay now known as Cary Parade, houses on right are Abbey Place with large house known as Waldon Castle on the top of the hill

Torquay Regatta 1864

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The Strand and inner harbour Ca 1865

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Photo of Torquay Inner Harbour area, a very good view with plenty of detail. (original is reverse printed on glass) Ca 1890 (the road on the quay side at the far side of the harbour is Victoria Parade)

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A Fine terrace in Belgrave Road, now all converted to Hotels.

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A very early print looking towards the harbour and Warberry Hill, the large house on the left is Woodfield and still stands today although now surrounded by houses

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Hesketh Crescent -A very elegant Victorian Crescent, today it is the Osborne Hotel, in the distance, to the right, is Kilmorie, sadly now replaced by flats but keeping the name.

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Torquay 1850, looking from the area of Torquay Railway Station

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Princess Pier and the British Navy fleet in Torbay. Date early 1900s, Princess Pier was opened in 1895

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Torre Abbey Mansion- cows grazing on what is now Torre Abbey Meadow

Abbey Crescent, card dated on rear in pencil April 4th – May 2nd 1907

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Torquay Tram no 30 on Torbay Road outside of what was Abbey Crescent, later the Palm Court Hotel. Circa 1912

The Palm Court Hotel ca 1930s

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Torquay inner harbour, Vane Hill and Strand on the left. Ca 1900

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Cary Parade, with St John’s Church top centre- I wish it looked like this today Circa 1920

Torbay Road near to Torquay Station and the Grand Hotel, a lovely study of life around 1911, it has everything- a tram, a pram, a bicycle, a hand cart

An unusual panoramic folded postcard posted 5th August 1908, showing from left to right

Princess gardens, Torbay Hotel, Waldon Hill, in foreground - Vaughan Parade, Strand, middle right- The Terrace, and St Johns Church. The road leading up to the right is Fleet Street.

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