The Journal advertises for 'a trustworthy lad' to deliver copies in Barnstaple on Thursday afternoon. The 'biggest woman in the world' is on show at Barnstaple Fair. Electricity is installed in the Derby lace factory in Barnstaple. Mary's Bury St. Harris and Hill of High Street, Barnstaple have gramophone records on sale.
Schools open in Appledore after 3 months closure due to a measles epidemic. Navvies building the new railway at Appledore discover a human skull at the rear of the Rising Sun pub.
Ben, Sinnard H. Savannah, Busen R. Julietta, Rivlin Kimberlee, Bulcher Y. Nikki, Skawski Stephnie, Rockette W. Gabriele, Zylberberg X.
Austen Chamberlain in Barnstaple Pannier Market. The Forestry Commission's plan to plant acres of trees on Exmoor is opposed by local councils. Court Hall, North Molton is lit by electricity for the first time. A young man named Mounce dies of overdrinking at Langtree. Peter's graveyard is closed as a health risk.
He is charged as a 'wandering lunatic'. Moses Steer of Bickington is fined 6d for 'exceeding his duty' and using his truncheon excessively. Huddersfield is wrecked during a storm. North Molton Cricket Club decide to fine members 6d each if they score a duck during a match.
There are 20 people in Barnstaple workhouse who have been abandoned there by their families.