Catalogue description R H Worth Papers

This record is held by Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

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Reference: 170
Title: R H Worth Papers
Description:

Papers of R H Worth relating to the Devonshire Association, various water schemes and personal matters.

Date: 19th-20th century
Held by: Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Worth, R H 1868-1950, of Plymouth, engineer

Physical description: 105 files
Subjects:
  • Dartmoor
Administrative / biographical background:

R H Worth (1868-1950), the son of R N Worth, the historian, of Plymouth. His interests were chiefly concerned with Dartmoor about which he wrote the standard history published in 1953. By profession he was a consultant engineer and was concerned with many of the water schemes of Devon and Cornwall. R H Worth was also a prominent member of the "Devonshire Association", being one of the joint honorary secretaries from 1921-1926, and a vice president in 1931

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