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1813 House for sale - the property of Miss Smith.<ref>Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 23 September 1813</ref>
 
1813 House for sale - the property of Miss Smith.<ref>Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 23 September 1813</ref>
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1849 House with 18 acres for sale - gentleman about to leave the area.<ref>Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 31 May 1849</ref>
  
 
1851 Living at Great Duryard, Exeter: Harriett Cross (age 78 born Exeter).<ref>1851 Census</ref>
 
1851 Living at Great Duryard, Exeter: Harriett Cross (age 78 born Exeter).<ref>1851 Census</ref>
 
1849 House with 18 acres for sale - gentleman about to leave the area.<ref>Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 31 May 1849</ref>
 
  
 
1853 House for sale with walled gardens and 18 acres.<ref>Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 03 March 1853</ref>
 
1853 House for sale with walled gardens and 18 acres.<ref>Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 03 March 1853</ref>

Revision as of 09:40, 17 January 2021

2021.

'...A noted dyer of Exeter....Sir Thomas Jefford is said to have built Great Duryard House, when he died, in 1703.'[1]


1807 Mansion house advertised to be let with lawn of 12 acres and pasture land of 14 to 84 acres.[2]

1813 House for sale - the property of Miss Smith.[3]

1849 House with 18 acres for sale - gentleman about to leave the area.[4]

1851 Living at Great Duryard, Exeter: Harriett Cross (age 78 born Exeter).[5]

1853 House for sale with walled gardens and 18 acres.[6]

1861 Resident is William Barnes

1892 Resident is William Barnes

1897 Resident is George Gerard Longden

1900 Legal case over bad drains at the house.[7]

1902 Resident is George Gerard Longden

1903 Property for sale.[8]

1910 Resident is Captain Herbert Durrell Terry

1919 Resident is Rudolf Wissmann

1923 Resident is W. R. H. Chappel

1930 Resident is Frederick Coleman Hunter

1936 Great Duryard and 14 acres purchased by the University College of the South West of England at a total cost of £5,327.[9][10]

1936 It was renamed Thomas Hall after Charles Vivian Thomas, a Cornish businessman who helped fund its transfer to the University

See Thomas Hall, Exeter

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegrams - Monday 31 July 1876
  2. Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 10 September 1807
  3. Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 23 September 1813
  4. Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 31 May 1849
  5. 1851 Census
  6. Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 03 March 1853
  7. Tiverton Gazette (Mid-Devon Gazette) - Tuesday 03 July 1900
  8. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 08 May 1903
  9. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 27 March 1936
  10. Western Times - Thursday 25 March 1937