The virtual museum 1880s onwards

This section covers items connected with Ashburton from the 1880s to the 1960s.
The virtual museum now has 81 objects.

1880s area has a receipt for the Lighting and Watching rate, a cheque from the 'Ashburton Bank', mourning stationery, receipts from L B Varder, J Clymo, Charles Skinner and Samuel Chalk, a ticket from John Burston, and a telegram from H B Wrey.

1890s area has a horse brass associated with the Langler family, a cheque from the Devon and Cornwall Banking Company, Ashburton Branch, a prize book from the Practical School of Agriculture and a crested jug.

1900s area has an In Memoriam card, sale particulars and searches connected with No. 50 North Street, a clock produced to celebrate a Tucker golden wedding, a postcard sent to E A Hutchings of North Street and a book prize from Ashburton Grammar School.

1910s area has book prizes from Ashburton Grammar School and the Higher Education Committee, a supporter's badge for Ernest Morrison-Bell; a postcard sent to Miss Gladys Palk on her birthday and items relating to the Ashburton Motor Works.

1920s area has a poster for the Ashburton Choral Society, sale particulars for The Market Hall in 1927, the rules for sales assistants at Cubitt's store, the 'perambulator' used by the St. John's Ambulance and 3 postcards sent to Miss Heather Knight at Orley House.

1930s area has an Oddfellows' jewel from 1933, a 'Hygienic delivery bag' from W. M. Eales, butcher, and a coronation mug from 1937.

1940s area has a christening gown and baby clothes,  war medals, two masonic items, an Identity card from the Second World War and following years, items from G B Soper, butcher, and a Post Office Savings Book

1950s area has a painting of Richard Arscott when Portreeve, a stamp album with two penny reds, a reference from the Ashburton Co-operative Society, an advertising item from Bakery and Confectionery Products Ltd, a booklet from the Golden Lion Hotel, an Ashley Clough jug, a bundle of lighting sticks produced by Charles Hext and a doorknocker from 5, Globe Arch.

1960s area has a paperweight made out of Ashburton marble, and 'Ashburton' salt and pepper shakers from (I believe) the Devonmoor pottery.

1970s area has a list of properties for sale through Wadsworth and Co., Ashburton.