History

Chinese fruit shops and laundries on the North Shore

In my ‘The North Shore; an illustrated history’ (2010), still available in local libraries and second...

issue 114 october 2020

‘The Devonport News’ and the ‘North Shore Press’

Over the years a number of local newspapers have started off full of enthusiasm and then either foundered after...

issue 112 august 2020

Substandard housing on the North Shore in the late 1930s

NORTH SHORE HISTORY with David Verran

Under the Housing Survey Act of October 1935, boroughs and some other local authorities were required to survey...

issue 109 may 2020

Transit housing in Devonport 1947-1963

Local History with David Verran

Following the war effort from 1940 to 1945, there continued to be restrictions on house building due to shortages...

issue 109 may 2020