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THE QUEEN AS A NURSE

... THE QUEEN AS A NURSE. When the Duke of Kent, the father of the Queen, was on his deathbed, he, charged his wife to look after the children of his dead ‘servant Hillman, who had won his master’s regard by the devotion he exhibited at Gibraltar some years ...

Published: Wednesday 30 June 1897
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 172 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

THE QUEEN’S WINDOW IN SIDMOUTH PARISH CHURCH

... window oocnpyi:lg the western rtion of the sacred edifice, the gift of Her Ha{eflg the aouoen, in memory of her father, the Duke of Kent; s 0 much so, that we venture to think that the following particulars concerniug it, which we reprint from the TUustrated ...

Published: Wednesday 22 June 1892
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1469 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

A RISING DEYON SEASIDE RESORT

... of her infancy, passed a winter here at * Woolbrook Glen,” then the ten;finry country residence of her parents, the Duke & Duchess of Kent. It is open to argument whether any of the many malubriy of thair climate, °°3':.“°r3.cz° . rgs übrity of their ...

Published: Wednesday 02 June 1897
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1341 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

AS OTHERS SEE US

... the fact that the distinction is only comparative. Probably the fact that Sidmouth was a favourite residence of the Duke and Duchess of Kent, aad that the Queen’s infancy was partly passed here, has largely contributed to the reputation of the place in London-—a ...

Published: Wednesday 23 October 1889
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 693 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 1893. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE,

... resort of the tourist.” It was there Her Majesty's father, the Duke of Kent resided, and it was there Her Majesty spent some short time of her infant life, and it was there that the Duke of Kent died, as the beautiful window in the handsome Sidmouth Parish ...

Published: Wednesday 07 June 1893
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1169 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

WHAT VISITORS SAY OF SIDMOUTH

... for tired and wearied humanity. “ Sidmouth, some years ago, was the most fashionable health resort in England. The Duke and Duchess of Kent permanently resided there. The Queen was taken there when only a few months old, and the consequence was that no ...

Published: Wednesday 24 September 1890
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 839 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

HISTORICAL SIDMOUTH

... fact of its haviog been the abode of Royalty was mentioned, and incidents connected with the sojourn here of the Duke and Duchess of Kent during the infancy of Her Majesty enlarged upon. The unexpected visit of Prince of Wales on October Ist, 1856, was ...

Published: Wednesday 20 March 1895
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 183 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

THE PROGRESS OF SIDMOUTH

... requirements and recreation of visitors when they come here. Sidmouth was an eminently popular place in 1820, when the Duke of Kent resided at the Glen, although not nearly so well-known then as now; and certainly the town has many advantages at the present ...

Published: Wednesday 27 December 1893
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 920 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

«SIDMOUTH; ONCE THE QUEEN’S

... all our western watering-places, and in which the Queen when eighteen months old lived. It was at Woolbrook Glen that the Duke of Kent died, and you pass the house as you turn up the Glen-road when ascending to Muttersmoor, Peak Hill, and Salter’s Cross ...

Published: Wednesday 18 July 1894
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 880 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

DISTRICT AGENTS:— PLYMOUTH—HICKS & CO. TAVISTOCK—CHING & SON. TRIGNMOUTH—MA EXETER—CARR & QUICK. DAWLISH—MAEER ..

... fair and smooth with cement with the trowel. Opposite the western extremity of the esplanade was Woolbrook Glen, where the Duke of Kent, withthe Duchess and her present Majesty, resided for a short time, until he died on January 23, 1820. Through the picturesque ...

Published: Wednesday 28 May 1890
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 819 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

AT THE GLEN

... Wonlbrook Glen, was occupied by the Duke and Duchess of Kent, and the infant Princess Victoria, Queen of England and Empress of India. It was also visited by H.R.H. the Prince of Wales in 1856, and by H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburghin 188 r. This tablet was ...

Published: Wednesday 23 June 1897
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 238 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

PROPERTIES,

... standing in its own beautifully arranged firounds adjoining the Glen (formerly the residence of His late Royal Highness the Duke of Kent,) the Sidmouth Cricket Ground, and the Esplanade. This Property is held for the residue of a term which expires on the ...

Published: Wednesday 12 September 1888
Newspaper: Sidmouth Observer
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 960 | Page: 4 | Tags: none