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High Tide and the Heron Dived:A Totnes Childhood by Janet Coggin 1936-2010.  Janet attended DHS from 39-53.   In the memoir she describes school life, the staff, and Curry  with much affection - and even remembers word for word Curry's talk on "Why no sex at School" .  She also writes about  Totnes and Devon in the forties and fifties and her unusual father, an imprisoned conscientious objector in WWI , now bringing up his daughters alone.  She remembers the war, the victory, and after.

High Tide and the Heron Dived:A Totnes Childhood by Janet Coggin 1936-2010. Janet attended DHS from 39-53. In the memoir she describes school life, the staff, and Curry with much affection - and even remembers word for word Curry's talk on "Why no sex at School" . She also writes about Totnes and Devon in the forties and fifties and her unusual father, an imprisoned conscientious objector in WWI , now bringing up his daughters alone. She remembers the war, the victory, and after.

15 Journeys from Warsaw to London by Jasia Reichart  (School Jasia Ceglowska 1946-51) Jasia writes about her life  as a child in the Warsaw Ghetto during the war, her extraordinary  escape to England alone, and her arrival at Dartington. (Thanks Leina)

15 Journeys from Warsaw to London by Jasia Reichart (School Jasia Ceglowska 1946-51) Jasia writes about her life as a child in the Warsaw Ghetto during the war, her extraordinary escape to England alone, and her arrival at Dartington. (Thanks Leina)

In this sparkling memoir, Miriam Gross née May and now Lady Owen takes us on a seductive journey from wartime Jerusalem to the heart of Fleet Street, providing a wry, witty view of English cultural life.    She tells her story in a series of vivid vignettes – life as the only child of ambitious parents in Jerusalem; her bohemian school days at the progressive Dartington Hall in Devon; coming of age at Oxford; and then finding her place in British journalism.

In this sparkling memoir, Miriam Gross née May and now Lady Owen takes us on a seductive journey from wartime Jerusalem to the heart of Fleet Street, providing a wry, witty view of English cultural life. She tells her story in a series of vivid vignettes – life as the only child of ambitious parents in Jerusalem; her bohemian school days at the progressive Dartington Hall in Devon; coming of age at Oxford; and then finding her place in British journalism.

The few years Mavis Gaunt spent in the village of Shipleigh, Devon, as a wartime evacuee - away from London and her parents

The few years Mavis Gaunt spent in the village of Shipleigh, Devon, as a wartime evacuee - away from London and her parents

Exploring Green Lanes in North and North-West Devon: And the Stories They Tell, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1900322218/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_trHGtb0RBE4QG

Exploring Green Lanes in North and North-West Devon: And the Stories They Tell, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1900322218/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_trHGtb0RBE4QG

The Garden History of Devon: An Illustrated Guide to Sources (South-West Studies), http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0859894533/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_BCrGtb08R29Z5

The Garden History of Devon: An Illustrated Guide to Sources (South-West Studies), http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0859894533/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_BCrGtb08R29Z5

The Toll-houses of South Devon, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1907154019/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_oOrGtb02BM5Z9

The Toll-houses of South Devon, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1907154019/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_oOrGtb02BM5Z9

Culmstock A Devon Village, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00ILWCFDY/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_8pHGtb131BBKR

Culmstock A Devon Village, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00ILWCFDY/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_8pHGtb131BBKR