The Kingswear Historians are not currently meeting


The Society's Newsletters can be downloaded as pdf files, click on:

October 2006

May 2007

December 2007

December 2008

November 2009

July 2010

March 2011

Summer 2013


For the following Historical Notes, click on:

The Old Vicarage

The Beacon


Memories of Hoodown & my Kingswear Childhood

Reminiscences of a small English sawmill

Kingswear church tower

Trinity Chapel

The Kingswear childhood of Col. H Jones VC


A comprehensive collection of historical directories, including Kellys, from 1750 to 1919 can be seen on


The books below, priced 5 plus postage (Kingswear at War 8), are obtainable from:

Michael Stevens

3 Orchard Terrace

Lower Contour Road


Dartmouth  TQ6 0AW

Tel: 01803 752 642
e-mail Address:







The following book on the history of Kingswear's church is published by the

Friends of St Thomas and can be purchased for 6 plus postage from:

Melinda Smallwood


Lower Contour Road


Dartmouth  TQ6 0AL

e-mail address