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The Seekers: The South West Coast Path during Wartime.

The Seekers: The South West Coast Path during Wartime.

The 1940's photo album documenting a couple's walking holiday along the South West Coast Path during wartime.

Best Wishes To Matron: Jane Appleton’s WW1 autograph book.

Best Wishes To Matron: Jane Appleton’s WW1 autograph book.

Jane Appleton's autograph album crammed with tokens of appreciation from the recovering soldiers of WW1.

Unnatural Women: The High Life of Rosemary Rees.

Unnatural Women: The High Life of Rosemary Rees.

The high life of Rosemary Rees (Lady du Cros), one of the first pioneering female WWII pilots.

From Pickle to Parish: The Surgeon’s Coat of Simon Britton

From Pickle to Parish: The Surgeon’s Coat of Simon Britton

A doctor's journey from the Battle of Trafalgar to conflicts in Barnstaple.

God touched their Hearts: The Huguenots of Barnstaple

God touched their Hearts: The Huguenots of Barnstaple

How the Huguenot table rug tells a story of compassion, integration and a new age of textiles.

Dressed for Chill: The Appledore Gansey

Dressed for Chill: The Appledore Gansey

A knitter's look at the rich history and folklore of the Appledore gansey or fishermen's 'frock'.

From Spoons to Bricks: Martin Ash’s bench

From Spoons to Bricks: Martin Ash’s bench

A bench constructed from locally made bricks has become the museum garden’s intriguing new centrepiece.

6000 Flowers: The Story of the North Devon Sugarcraft Guild

6000 Flowers: The Story of the North Devon Sugarcraft Guild

The Barnstaple in Bloom sugarpaste model and the creation of the North Devon Sugarcraft Guild.

Hamleys and the Gold State Coach: The Peggy Lines Collection

Hamleys and the Gold State Coach: The Peggy Lines Collection

Part of the Peggy Lines Collection, this wonderful coach forms part of 400 toys donated to the museum.