Dawlish Brewery

Dawlish Brewery

At the end of the 17th century, there were six or seven pubs in a village of about 2000 residents. By 1845, there were more than a dozen and the population had increased to about 4000 people. Now, there are about 14,000 living in Dawlish and there are only eight pubs...
The Funeral – Royal Visitor

The Funeral – Royal Visitor

Having written about the auction of the Dawlish Brewery in 1825 by my four greats grandfather, John Force, I have to say that I enjoyed writing about an actual event, even if the details of the story were a figment of my imagination. The problem was, as I mentioned in...
At the fall of the hammer

At the fall of the hammer

My previous blog introduced Mary and her family, and it gave me the idea that my imagination could create an adventure out of any situation, even if it was only a work of fiction. However, I wanted to use a real event and weave a story where I could influence...
Dawlish Through The Ages Book

Dawlish Through The Ages Book

We are very happy to announce the publication of the book, Dawlish Through the Ages by David Force. We have been waiting for this book for a long time and are so glad it is now out to purchase. The book also includes history on Dawlish Warren, Starcross, The Exe...

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