Early volumes of the Transactions of the Devonshire Association (1862-1908,
1910-1920) are available online as scanned copies, free to read or download:
A complete list of all papers (1863 to date) is available at:
They are mostly of a geological, scientific, architectural or literary
nature, but do include some local town histories. Fewer than 5% of the
titles seem relevant to our family history interests, but may contain some
hidden gems, as found in Bev Edmonds' extraction from Ogwell church.
Does anyone know if the missing 1909 volume XLI (41) is anywhere online?
That's the one I'd most like to access.
Martin Beavis - DFHS 23203
From: B. Edmonds
Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2018 12:17 AM
Subject: [DEV] Re: The Devonshire Association for the Advancement of
For anyone not sure about ploughing through this book. It might be
234 CHURCHES AND MANORS OF E. AND W. 0GWELL.
On the east wall of the " dormitory " there is a large slab
of marble, from the encrinite quarry in the neighbourhood,
" Here lyeth ye Body of S' Richard Reynell of Ogwell Kn*
(sonne of S' Thomas Reynell Kn^) who dyed the 12*** day of
February 1648, being aged 64 yeares two moneths and three
weekes. He had issue by Mary his first wife (eldest daughter of
Richard Reynell of Credywiger Esq') five sonnes (three of them
dyed very young) foure daughters.
"Here lyeth also ye body of Dorothy second wife of S'
Richard Reynell of Og wells Kn* (who married her December ye
15"ï¿½ 1636) and she died March the 28*^ 1642. By her he had
noe issue. She was the first that was laide in this dormitory
which was founded and built in yï¿½ yeare 1633 by the above
mentioned S*" Richard Reynell. The above saide Dorothy was
aged forty nine yeares and ten dayes when she dyed.
" Hereunder also lye the bodyes of Richard Reynell eldest son
of Thomas Reynell Esq"^ born ye 26*** of August 1652 and died
March 27*** 1660. Joanna Reynell third daughter of Thomas
Reynell Esq born 12*** of August 1654 and died 27*** January 1662.