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Is Torquay in Devon?

Is Torquay in Devon? This seems like a straightforward question. We know that Devon is an English county that reaches from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south. …

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When English Sailors starved in Torbay

The English have fought so many wars - many now forgotten as are the men and women who died as a consequence. One of these conflicts was the Nine Years’ War (1688–97). This was a major struggle fo…

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Buffalo Bill in Torquay

  Ransom Stoddard: “You're not going to use the story, Mr. Scott?” Maxwell Scott: "No, sir. This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” The Man Who Shot Liber…

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The Torquay Casino Killings

For 12 months in 1973-74 Torquay had one of the highest murder rates in Britain. This was due to two serious outbreaks of violence which claimed the lives of eight people. We’ve already mentioned …