Evangeline Booth

Torquay’s Salvation Army Riots

“The majority in the world are sinners, and are quite against goodness, and I’m afraid it’s the same in Torquay”, Evangeline Booth “Ten pounds to the man who will quiet her”, a Torquay hotel pr…

Farewell to Ryan’s Bar

It looks like Ryan’s Bar is joining the long list of Torquay’s closed pubs – along with the Upton Vale, the Pelican/Parrot, the Alpine, the Clarence, the Mousetrap, the Falcon, the Railway, the Po…

Faith and Belief in Torbay: who we are

In the 2011 Census the people of Torbay – all 130,959 of us – were asked whether we had a religion. The results revealed some interesting statistics about Brixham, Paignton and Torquay and how …