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Pig killers, a bucket and the family: life in rural Devon

What was it actually like to grow up and work in rural West Devon during the 20th century? Almost beyond imagination - but you can find out for yourself in a new book 'Farming and Rural Life' (£3 recommended donation or £4 posted) published by The Life Stories Project - part of Tavistock Area...

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By simontavi Posted: 07/12/18 Updated: 07/12/18
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Published by Mary
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Published by Mike Page
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Posted: 07/05/15
Published by Mary
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Posted: 29/04/15
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Posted: 23/04/15
Published by Mary
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Posted: 20/04/15
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Posted: 12/04/15
Published by Sarah Parker

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