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This site started 1997 & still going in
Devon: "The county of red earth, ruddy apples, rosy cheeks
and honest men".
(attrib. to Sir Walter Raleigh).

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My speciality is the North Devon area.
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  • LERWILL/LERWELL : A family first recorded in Devon in 1204 - 800 years ago. Originally the name took the form 'de Loriewille', and similar spellings.
    LERWELL FARM, near Chittlehampton, is a remnant of the original family holdings. Click here to proceed to the Lerwill history.

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