Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

1935 Kelly's Directory of Devonshire

From Graces Guide

Note: This is a sub-section of Exeter Street Directories



  • Bailey Jas. Lifton
  • Board and Gibbs, King st. Honiton
  • Cowling F. W. Taylor sq. Tavistock
  • Curry John K. and Son, 25 Holland st. and Castle iron works, Barnstaple. See Advt. Index
  • Discombe Jas. Brewer, Copplestone
  • Fry Sami. Ernest, Tedburn St.Mary, Exeter
  • Hill John F.W.C.F. Broadbury, Okehampton
  • Holloway William Wallace, North Molton, South Molton
  • Lock Orlando, Molland, Botreaux, South Molton
  • Maddaford C. T. and Son, 57 East st Okehampton
  • Murch Bros. Saw mills, Umberleigh
  • Perryman Jas. Hy. Ash Mill, South Molton
  • Pope and Co. New st. Great Torrington
  • Ruby J. T. and Son, 32 and 34 East street, Okehampton
  • Soper Roger P. R. East Allington
  • Squire M. and Sons Ltd. Tuly street, Barnstaple
  • Tucker Fredk. and Sons, Market st. Hatherleigh, Okehampton
  • Tucker Sydney Chas. Oldbridge Cross, North Molton, South Molton
  • Twose Ernest V. Halberton, Tiverton ; attends Tiverton, Exeter, Hemyock, Cullompton and Burlescombe markets


  • Ashburton Motor Works and Garage (Ernest O. Babington, propr.),East st. Ashburton, Newton Abbot
  • Beesley and Hawkins, Palace Ave. Paignton
  • Bell Ralph Martin, New Road, Brixham
  • Blackall F. N. and Co., 6 The Square Northam
  • Braunton W. and Son, 24 Calf st. Great Torrington
  • Castle Garage (Torquay) Ltd. Lymington rd. Torquay
  • Graham Geo. H. (consulting), 38 High st. Exeter
  • Heard Bros. Ltd. Broad Quay, Bideford
  • Kingsbridge Motor Co. (1933) Ltd. Dodbrooke, Kingsbridge
  • Mellor Joseph and Co. Ltd. Torquay rd. Newton Abbot
  • Moir and Davie (A.A. official repairers and R.A.C. agents; Lucas, Rotax and C.A.V.), Central garage, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot. T N Bovey Tracey 10
  • Plymouth Automobile Engineering Co. Ltd. Crown Hill
  • Thuell B. G. Grasmere, Morgan av. Torquay
  • Turnbull's Garage, Mill st. Plymouth Wessex Garage Co. Ltd. 18, 20 and 22 Longbrook street and Longbrook terrace, Exeter


  • Atkinson Alan M.Eng., A.M.Inst.C.E. Town hall, St. Mary st. Stonehouse, Plymouth
  • Carder and Carder, Plymouth; Fore street, Saltash; Princess street, Truro and High street, Exeter
  • Hill Alfred A.M.I.C.E. Trelawney Higher Erith road, Torquay
  • Ough Arthur Henry, M.Inst.C.E., F.R.I.B.A. 34 The Strand, Dawlish
  • Parker Pearson and Ross Hooper, 12 Bedford circus, Exeter
  • Prigg, Lindon and Ivory, South Devon chmbrs. Millbay rd. Plymouth
  • Vanstone Fredk. Wm. and Sons, 12 Victoria st. Paignton
  • Wibberley Jn. Municipal bldgs. Guildhall sq. Plymouth
  • Worth R. H., M.Inst.C.E. 42 George street, Plymouth


  • Blight and White Ltd. Tweedside pl. East Stonehouse, Plymouth
  • Parkin F. and Sons Ltd. Bonhay and Eagle foundries, Bonhay road, Exeter. T N 3108
  • Willoughby (Plymouth) Ltd. Rendle st. Plymouth


  • Ivory Geo. Harry M.Inst.C.E., M.lnst.M. and C.E., A.M.Inst.W.E. (firm, Prigg, Lindon and Ivory), South Devon chmbrs. Millbay rd. Plyinth
  • Lemon and Blizard, 24 Lockyer st. Plymouth
  • Patrick Jn. A., M.Inst.C.E. 7 Bedford circus, Exeter


  • Axworthy W. H. and Co. 106 Tavistock rd. Plymouth
  • Barker Harold Victor,79 Upper Manor rd. Preston, Paignton
  • Bickford F. 38 Boutport st. Barnstaple
  • Bickford L. J. 20 East st. Newton Abbot
  • Bicknell A. J. and Son R.P.C., M.Inst. B.E. 22 Warbro’ rd. Babbacombe, Torquay
  • Birley Fred, Kingkerswell, Newton Abbot
  • Bonugh Geo. Windsor la. Plymouth Brewer and Phillips,66 Regent st. Plymouth
  • Brooking and Son, 199 High st. Exeter
  • Brown and Williams, 182 (rear of) Union st. Plymouth
  • Burdick and Co. Town Hall garage, Brunswick st. Teignmouth
  • Burrow Herbt. H. 23 South st. Great Torrington and 4 Bridge st. Bideford
  • Bushen Edward (late Garnish and Lemon), Pilton works, Barnstaple
  • Callard and Hunt, .33a, Regent st. Plymouth
  • Carson A. S. 2 Pound st. Plymouth Carter Earl, The Chantry garage, Whitford, Axminster
  • Chamberlain Chas. Swiss cott. Hele manor, Barnstaple
  • Christy Bros. and Co. Ltd. 28 High st. Cullompton
  • Clayton and Rogers, Rendle st. Plymth
  • Cockram C.W. 31 Bear st. Barnstaple
  • Collister Jn. 41 Old Town st. Plymth
  • Cook Frank Hy. 104 Paris st. Exeter
  • Cooke Wilfrid Edwd. 20 Brook st. Tavistock
  • Corse W. J. and Co. 45 Station rd. Plymouth. See Advt. Index
  • Cottrell and Co. Pinhoe, Exeter
  • Couch Chas. Jn. ib, Highweek st. Newton Abbot
  • Davis A. J. 15 New Bridge st. Exeter
  • Davis John W. 39 Flora street, Plymouth. See Advt. Index
  • Deeble Chas. Ridgeway, Plympton St. Mary
  • Devon Electric and General Services Ltd. 27 Fore st. Brixham; 19 Newcomen rd. Dartmouth and 73 Union st. Torquay and Totnes
  • Drew F. E. 36 Dartmouth rd. Paignton
  • Eagle Electrical Engineering " Beech av. South Milton st.
  • Edison Swan Electric Co. Whimple st. Plymouth
  • Elliott and Sons, Kingsley Bideford
  • Ellis Hubert D. Malborough, bridge
  • Exe Valley Electricity Co. Ltd. 129 East st. South Molton
  • Exeter Ignition Co. (automobile), 28 Summerland st. Exeter
  • Express Magneto (Repairs) Electrical Co. Ltd. 18 Holloway st. Exeter and Station rd. Plymouth
  • Fawcett Edgar M. New st. Paignton
  • Friend and Horton, 6 Ironbridge, Exeter
  • Friend and Son, 52 High st. Ilfracmbe
  • Garland Fredk, Thos. 29 Hobart pl. East Stonehouse, Plymouth
  • Garton and King Ltd. Exeter foundry. Waterbeer street, Exeter. T A “Garton King, Exeter;” TN 3904
  • General Electric Co. Ltd, 175 Union st. Plymouth
  • Gilkes and Gordon Co. Ltd. (stores). Manor yard, Sidmouth
  • Gilpin Thos. Chas. E. 7 The Strand, Shaldon, Teignmouth
  • Goodenough H. Green la. Barnstaple
  • Gooding Fredk. and Son, Bridge st. Hatherleigh, Okehampton
  • Goodman and Kelway Ltd. 17 The Square, Moretonhampstead, Newton Abbot
  • Gould H. and Son Ltd. Fore street, Topsham, Exeter
  • Goulstone John Walter, Mertopn, Okehampton
  • Graham Jas. 7 Ilsham Road, Torquay
  • Grant R. H. 17 Bridgeland Street, Bideford
  • Graves Cousinsand Co, 3 Bedford row, Tavistock rd. Plymouth
  • Green Wm. Geo. 17 Magdalen rd. Exeter
  • Gudgeon E. H. and Co. Station par. Exmouth
  • Gunn Bros. 40 Bampton st. Tiverton
  • Hadfield J. W., A.M.I.E.E. (boro’), Castle street, Barnstaple
  • Hammond Chas. 196 Peverell Park rd. Mutley, Plymouth
  • Harbottle Jn. Martin, Umberleigh
  • Harris Alfred and Son, 7 Hampton place, St. Mary Church, Torquay
  • Harvey Laurence Geo. 13 Courtenay st. Newton Abbot
  • Hawkins Chas. Hy. Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot
  • Hayter A. West End garage. West st. Axminster
  • Hodge Wm. 3 Saltash st. Plymouth
  • Holcombe and Sons, 105 East st. and North st. South Molton
  • Holland Alfd. E. 5 Beracha rd. Torquay
  • Hollyer Geo. J., A.M.I.E.E. (to Torquay Corporation), Town hall, Castle circus, Torquay
  • Howard’s, Eversley bldgs. Westward Ho!
  • Howard Jas. 94a, Tavistock rd. Plymouth
  • Johns Wm. Alfd. 16 Fore st. Heavitree, Exeter
  • Lamprey and Whitfield, 4 Okehampton st. Exeter
  • Lawrence Geo. E. Park view. Abbots Kerswell, Newton Abbot
  • Lee Hy. 21 Park la. and 18 Torwood st. Torquay
  • Lord and Shand Ltd. 31 Westwell st. Plymouth
  • Luxton Harold Rowland, 7 Ackland ter. York rd. Exeter
  • Lye Charles, 11 Northernhay place, Exeter
  • Madge and Son, 18 Summerland pl. Plymouth
  • Mair Geo. and Jn. South Molton st. Chulmleigh
  • Melhuish Chas. Yelverton
  • Meyer Leonard Oswald, 2 Honiton rd. East Wonford, Exeter
  • Mogridse Bert, 65 Exeter rd. Exmouth
  • Moon Brothers 40 Regent st. Plymouth
  • Moor’s Garage, High st. Honiton
  • Morris Chas. and Co. 4 Frankfort la Plymouth
  • Morris Chas. Summerhill, Abbotsham rd. Bideford
  • Newbery Graham, Bella Vista, King Edward rd. Axminster
  • Orbell Rt. Hugh A.M.I.E.E. 4 Bampfylde st. Exeter
  • Packer Brothers. 20a, Bedford circus. Exeter
  • Palace Radio Co. Ltd. 33 Palace Paignton
  • Parkside Battery Service (L. North, propr.), 1 Wyndham Stoke rd. Plymouth
  • Perriam Harold Geo. The Strand. Dawlish
  • Phillips Sidney Thos. <4 Belmont rd Exeter
  • Pile Hy. E. Middle st. Shaldon, Teignmouth
  • Pinch Paul, 65 High st. Totnes
  • Pollard Jn. Hy. Queen st. Newton Abbot
  • Pope Vincent J. and Co. 8 Cobourg st. Plymouth
  • Pope Albt. Jeffery, 34 Fore st. Brixham
  • Purvey Douglas W. 24 First Avenue, Teignmouth
  • Raleigh Geo. 25 Maple rd. St. Thomas Exeter
  • Ridgeway D. 35 Lymebourne av. and Russell st. Sidmouth
  • Ruby J. T. and Son, 32 and 34 East street, Okehampton
  • Ryder and Co. ii The Crescent, Plymouth
  • Sanders J. H. and Sons, 79 High st. Ilfracombe
  • Shillingford Harold Norton, 45 Broadway, St. Thomas, Exeter
  • Slaven and Veale, South embankment, Dartmouth
  • Southwood Jn. T. 43 Old Town st. Plymouth
  • Spence Bros. and Sons, Streamers Meadows, Honiton
  • Steer Arth. P. Station rd. Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
  • Stenner and Co. Lowman grn. Tiverton
  • Stidston Arth. Fore st. Kingsbridge
  • Stockman Leonard, Ugborough, Sth. Brent
  • Summers Eric, 98a, Tavistock rd. Plymouth
  • Taylor Rt. G. Courtlands, Kentis- beare, Cullompton
  • Thomas Alfd. J. 65 Queen st. Newton Abbot
  • Torquay and South Devon Electrical Co. I Old Mill rd. Chelston, Torquay
  • Towell Wm. Rd. 42 Cowick la. St. Thomas, Exeter and 28 Chute st. Exeter
  • Trivett Ronald S. West st. Axminster
  • Truscott Sydney Ltd. 45 Fleet st. Torquay
  • Twose Ernest V. Halberton, Tiverton
  • Urban Electric Supply Co. Ltd. Sand Quay, Dartmouth
  • Venn Oscar Roy, 26 High street, Crediton
  • Voaden Jn. Lodge rd. Okehampton
  • Wallis Arth. R. and Eric, 41a, Torquay rd. Paignton
  • Watkins Frank, 33 Hilton rd. Newton Abbot
  • Whale Edwin Lyle, 28 High st. Barnstaple
  • Whitlock John P. 18 Market square, Holsworthy
  • Whittaker Rd. Hodgins, 27a, High-week st. Newton Abbot
  • Williamson Christphr. Jas. Ridgeway, Plympton
  • Wippell Brothers and Row, 243 and 244 High street, Exeter T N 4048
  • Wise Fredc. 62 Beaumont rd. Plymouth
  • Wittey P. O. (to the Seaton and District Electric Light Co. Ltd.), Electricity offices, Seaton
  • Woodland and Stephens, 77 Summerland street, Exeter
  • Yeldon and Gardiner, 4 Reservoir view, Tavistock rd. Plymouth
  • Young Albt. Edwd. Casa Linda, Burridge rd. Chelston, Torquay

Engineers—Gas. See Gas Engineers.


  • Brannam James and Sons A.I.S.E., R.P.Cs.’ 123 Boutport st. Barnstaple
  • Cox W. P. and Son Ltd. High st. Honitn
  • Curry Jn. K. and Son, 25 Holland st and Castle iron works, North walk, Barnstaple. See Advt. Index
  • Ford John, 120 Tavistock road and 41 Park street, Plymouth
  • Garton and King Ltd. Exeter foundry. Waterbeer street, Exeter. T A “ Garton King Exeter,” T N 3904
  • Gould H. and Son Ltd. Fore st. Topsham, Exeter
  • Haden G. N. and Sons Ltd. 53 Southside st. Plymouth and Castle rd. Torquay
  • Instrell C. T. and Co. (also motor, mechanical and general engineers). Swan street, Torquay. T N 2769
  • Main R. and A. Ltd. Sutton rd. Plymth
  • Mair George and John, South Molton street, Chulmleigh
  • Penrose and Son, 62 Mutley plain and 18 King st. Plymouth
  • Pepperell Edward R.C.P. Church st. Salcornbe
  • Phillips F. and Son, 22 Bear st. Barnstaple
  • Plumpton and Son, Higher street, Cullumpton
  • Pugh Ernest J. Downs Works (off Babbacombe Downs rd.), Babbacombe, Torquay
  • Ryder Jn. and Son, 63 Embankment rd. Plymouth
  • Sharp Thomas Shilston, 38 Dartmouth road, Paignton
  • Trant Alfd. S. Strand, Brixham
  • Wippell Brothers and Row, 243 and 244 High street, Exeter. T N 4048
  • Zealley Frank J. and Sons Ltd. 5 Powderham rd. and 14 East st. Newton Abbot


  • Chant Jn. Sutton rd. Plymouth
  • Edyvean Thos. M. 2 Quay rd. Plymth
  • Fox and Haggart, 12 Vauxhall st. Plymouth
  • Gould's Garage, Fore st. Topsham, Exeter
  • Hay-Reed Jas. 6 Barbican, Plymouth
  • Lott and Stowell, The Docks, Exmouth
  • Reid James K. North quay, Sutton harbour, Plymouth
  • Salcombe (The) Motor and Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. Central garage, Salcombe
  • Thorning Chas. Ewart, Fore st. garage Salcombe
  • Wescombe Alfd. Beach engineering works. Beer


  • Autopart Engineering Co. Haven rd. St. Thomas, Exeter
  • Bayram Geo. D 29 Edgcumbe Park rd, Mutley, Plymouth
  • Bickle Engineering Co. Ltd. Great Western docks, Plymouth
  • Bodley Brothers and Co. Ltd. Commercial road, Exeter
  • Bowden Wm. Pound st. Moretonhampstead, Newton Abbot
  • Bowden Wm. Thos. i Hobart st. East Stonehouse, Plymouth
  • Braby Fredk. and Co. Ltd. 72 Mutley plain; Palace st. and 59 High st. Plymouth
  • Brickwood and Strathon, Octagon st. Plymouth
  • Brockington Arth. Howard, Derrill, Pyworthy, Holsworthy
  • Browning C. (G. W. Ladds), Haven road, St. Thomas, Exeter
  • Burgoyne William Henry, The Foundry, Kingsbridge
  • Bushen Edward (late Garnish and Lemon), Pilton works, Barnstaple
  • Cann S. G. and Son, Fordton, Crediton
  • Clarke H. and H. 3 Cross Tree, Brauntn Claxton Chas. Overgang, Brixham
  • Curry John K. and Son, 25 Holland st. and Castle iron works. North walk, Barnstaple. See Advt. Index Drew Bros. Morchard Bishop, Creditn
  • Fawcett Edgar Martin, Mew, st. Paignton
  • Hibbert Brothers (model makers). Landcross, Bideford
  • Hodges Marcus H. and Sons,(Engineers) Limited, City Basin Ironworks, Haven road, Exeter. See Advt. Index
  • Instrell O. T. and Co. Swan st. Torquay
  • Jago Trelawney Bros. Old Sugar Refinery, Mill st, Plymouth
  • Kerr W. and Son, Quay, Exeter
  • Larrard John L. 15 Warland, Totnes
  • Little George J. and Co. Ltd. Brass founders and marine engineers, 6 Vauxhall street, Plymouth. T N 1117
  • Madge and Son, 18 Summerland Plymouth
  • Martin N. R. and Sons, 4 (back King street, Plymouth
  • Mitchell Frank, Lanherne, West Axminster
  • Murch Bros. Saw mills, Umberleigh
  • Murch James and Sons Ltd. Atherington and New Ark. Umberleigh
  • Murch Wm. Thos. Teoford, Copplestone
  • Paddon Arth. Woodbury, Exeter
  • Plumpton and Son, Higher st. Cullmptn
  • Pratt J. R. and Son (transport) Chardstock, Axminster
  • Salcombe (The) Motor and Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. Central garage, Salcombe
  • Saunders Jn. and Son, Easton Cross, Chagford, Newton Abbot
  • Shepherd Wm. and Son, Albion foundry, Longbrook ter. and 30 and 32 Longbrook st. Exeter
  • Short Montague, New Buildings works, Sandford, Crediton
  • Stenner and Co. Lowman green and show room, 6 Bampton st. Tiverton
  • Taylor and Bodley, 67, 68 and 69 Commercial road, Exeter
  • Treeby W. H. and Son, 25 Martin st. Plymouth
  • Vallings and Wadham Ltd. Hyde rd. Paignton
  • Whittome J. T. and Co. Tavy carriage and wagon works. Parkwood rd. Tavistock
  • Wildish and Co.The Harbour, Paignton
  • Willcocks and Sons Ltd. Dial foundry. Fore st. Buckfastleigh

Engineers—Motor. See Motor Engineers.

Engineers—Sanitary. See Sanitary Engineers.

Engineers—Wireless. See Wireless Engineers.




  • Willcox W. H. and Co. Ltd. 32, 34, 36 and 38 (offices) Southwark Street; works, Castle Street and Worcester Street, London SE1.


  • Bolt Harry and Son, signmakers, 18 Summerland Street, Exeter.
  • City Engraving Co. Tavistock Place, Plymouth.
  • Drake Engraving Co. Windsor Lane, Plymouth.
  • Foster William, Clock Tower Chambers, 27 George Street, Plymouth.
  • Henley Henry Thomas, 30 Magdalen Road, Exeter.
  • Plymouth Process Engraving Co. Ltd. 1 Buckland Lane, Millbay, Plymouth.
  • Scott H. E. 15 Market Avenue, Plymouth.
  • Skinnard F. W. 21 Princess Street, Devonport.
  • Southwoods (Isca) Ltd. North Street, Exeter.
  • Woosley and Wood, 97 South Street, Exeter.

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