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From: Firebird <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] RICHARDSON of The Elms, Highweek (was: DEVON Digest, Vol 4,Issue 365)
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 12:24:38 +0000
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Arthur French wrote:
> It's easy enough to find Highweek, but where in Highweek was "The Elms"?
> Kelly's 1930 Directory tells me that it was on Ashburton Road, the main
> A-road from Newton Abbot towards Ashburton. Mrs RICHARDSON was still living
> there. By 1964 all the houses had numbers, and there is no RICHARDSON, so I
> don't know whether the house still exists or not.
Individual houses aren't usually identified on Google Maps anyway.
However, I agree with Lesley - it would have been better if the OP had
looked on Google Maps himself instead of asking if the place was
there, then asked if the house itself was identifiable by any means.
A look on www.old-maps.co.uk might identify the house as some of the
larger houses are named on there.
The OP could also have looked on www.historicaldirectories.org/ to see
if the family were listed in a directory closest to the date of the
census, then back to Google Maps and/or Old Maps to try to pinpoint
An enquiry of the relevant local council might confirm whether or not
the house was still there.
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