The rise of the Devon seaside resorts, 1750-1900

by John F. Travis

Publisher: University of Exeter Press in Exeter

Written in English
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  • Devon (England),
  • England,
  • Devon
  • Subjects:

    • Seaside resorts -- England -- Devon -- History,
    • Seaside resorts -- England -- Devon -- Social aspects,
    • Devon (England) -- History
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-235) and index.

      StatementJohn F. Travis.
      SeriesExeter maritime studies ;, no. 8
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.D5 T73 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 246 p. [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1176272M
      ISBN 100859893928
      LC Control Number94161444
      OCLC/WorldCa30033036

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Your request to send this item has been completed. John Travis has written and lectured on many aspects of Devon’s history, but is perhaps best known for his books on the rise of the Devon seaside resorts, the history of smuggling on the Exmoor coast and on early Lynton and Lynmouth.

After being awarded a PhD from the University of Exeter, he became a lecturer in social history. Author Travis, John F. Title The rise of the Devon seaside resorts Publisher University of Exeter press, The book offers a detailed analysis of the rise of tourism in both South and North Devon.

I used the book for writing my post “Writer’s Travel Guide: Lynton & Lynmouth”. The rise of the Devon seaside resorts, / John F. Travis | National Library of Australia.

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Rise Of The Devon Seaside Resorts, (Exeter Maritime Studies) Hardcover – 1 Dec. by John Travis (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 2 4/5(1).

John F. Travis, The Rise of the Devon Seaside Resorts, Exeter: University of Exeter Press, ix + pp. 8 plates. Devon Coast and Seaside Resorts. Devon is the 4th largest county in the UK and has a population of around m.

Devon has two major cities, these are Exeter - the administrative capital of the county and Plymouth which is a Unitary Authority. Most of the population is located in the southern half of the county, the northern half being more.

Ibid, Travis, John, The Rise of the Devon Seaside Resorts, is a good 1750-1900 book study. [11] Yearsley, Ian, A history of Southend, (Phillimore), [12] Fletcher, Allan, ‘The role of landowners, entrepreneurs and railways in the urban development of the north Wales coast during the nineteenth century’, Welsh History Review, Vol.

The annual seaside holiday became a common experience in Britain in the s and s and it has a central place in popular memory. Its recent decline has prompted nostalgia and gloom across the media, with a spate of newspaper features every summer bemoaning its decline.

This is the first detailed academic cultural study of the rise and fall of the seaside holiday in Britain.4/5(1). Underpinning the latter of these, and of key importance in the rise of the seaside resort, was the process of visualisation.

The Rise of the Devon Seaside Resorts – Prospectus for Tenby Pier and Promenade Ltd; Tipton, Fair and Fashionable Tenby, 33–4; TM, N42, book of newspaper cuttings c. – 54 A Guide to Tenby Cited by: 3.

Power and politics at the seaside - the development of Devon's resorts in the Twentieth Century - Nigel J.

Morgan and Annette Pritchard; University of Exeter Press, Exeter,pages, ISBN. Book review Full text access The rise of the devon seaside resorts: – John F. Jarvis. University of Exeter Press (Streatham Drive, Exeter EX4 4QR, United Kingdom) ISBN, x + pages (tables, maps, references, appendixes, index) £ (cloth).

Book. Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Year War, – The Sails of Victory. Syrett, David The Development of Devon's Resorts in the Twentieth Century. Morgan, Nigel J. Pritchard, Annette; Exeter Maritime Studies. The Rise of the Devon Seaside Resorts, Travis, John; Exeter Maritime Studies.

Hardback. From the origins of sea bathing in the 16th century to the pinnacle of sophisticated Assembly Rooms, hotels and bathing establishments, this book charts the rise of the English seaside resorts before the arrival of the railways in the s heralded the arrival of mass tourism and changed the way the English took their holidays for ever/5(10).

Seven Devon seaside towns have been named in a list of the nation's favourite holiday resorts. The county has one entry in the top three, two towns. A book review by Barry Doyle of 'The British Seaside: Holidays and Resorts in the Twentieth Century', by John K.

Walton. A free article from History in Focus, a website of the Institute of Historical Research (University of London). Histories of seaports and coastal resorts have usually been kept in separate compartments. This book brings them together and looks at how resort development affected historic ports during the rise and development of the seaside holiday in Europe from the 18th century to the 20th, and what the attributes of ports (fishing, harbour crafts, the whiff of the exotic, fishermen’s.

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The seaside resort: a British cultural export John K. Walton, Department of Humanities, University of Central Lancashire. The seaside resort and beach holiday, in their various guises, played a central role in the development of tourism as a great international industry, agent of economic and social transformation and depositor of deepening environmental.

It turns out we really do like to be beside the seaside, especially in Cornwall. A total of seven of the county’s resorts have been named in a list of the UK’s best seaside towns for families.

Devon is fringed by shorelines on both its north and south border, which makes it an alluring spot for a holiday by the seaside. There are miles. The Complete Guide To: Coastal Devon. Show all 2 The north has nothing to compare with the cluster of major resorts and it was here that she wrote the first two books in the Lark Rise to.

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Contemporary New England interiors and the rich, vibrant décor in the Upper Deck restaurant and bar make the perfect match to the East Devon seaside resort of Sidmouth. The great British seaside holiday came into its heyday in the post war years, the s and s.

Now affordable to many through paid annual leave (thanks to the Holiday Pay Act ), the destinations of choice depended largely on where you lived. For example in the north, those from the mill.

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Luxury, 4 Star and 5 Star Seaside / Coastal Hotels in Devon Devon's extraordinary beaches offer the perfect seaside retreat, with miles of sandy coastline to help escape the noise of everyday life. Included below are 4 star, 5 star and luxury Seaside / Coastal Hotels in the UK, such as The Victoria Hotel.

Charlotte Kingsley Chanter (–) was a British writer best known for a book that helped set off a Victorian fad for collecting ferns in Devonshire. Biography. Charlotte Kingsley was born in Devon to the Reverend Charles Kingsley and Mary Lucas Kingsley. Her older brothers Charles and Henry both became novelists, as did her niece, Lucas spent her childhood in Clovelly, Devon.

The rise and fall of English seaside resorts Once very popular with British holidaymakers, many English seaside resorts have suffered a drop in their fortunes from the ’s onward, largely due to the rise in cheap flights and package holidays.

UK beach holidays: guide to the coast and seaside – Devon In the first of our British seaside guides, we suggest the best accommodation, restaurants and things to do in Devon.