Established in 1824 to build a bridge across the Teign, opened 08/06/1827 at a cost of £26,000. The bridge was replaced in 1931.
Journal of the House of Commons, Sess. 1828 Vol. 83 p. 476.
1761 - ????
"Free quadroon woman" and mother of eleven children; independently wealthy, perhaps through legacies left her by her partners James Tierney (died 1784) and Ebenezer Robertson (died 1825).
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One of over 300 drawings of landscapes and enslaved people in Jamaica by William Berryman, 1808-1815.
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