Timeline of Plymouth

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Plymouth, Devon, England.

Prior to 17th century[edit]

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17th–18th centuries[edit]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Brief History of Plymouth". Plymouth City Council. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  2. ^ John Thomson (1845), "Plymouth", New Universal Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary, London: H.G. Bohn 
  3. ^ a b c d e f Devon Library and Information Services. "Devon Timeline". Devon County Council. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Local History". Plymouth City Council. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Samantha Letters (2005), Devon, Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516 (Institute of Historical Research, Centre for Metropolitan History) 
  6. ^ a b c George Henry Townsend (1867), "Plymouth", A Manual of Dates (2nd ed.), London: Frederick Warne & Co. 
  7. ^ "Tudors". British History Timeline. BBC. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  8. ^ a b c R.N. Worth (1890). History of Plymouth from the Earliest Period to the Present Time (2nd ed.). Plymouth: W. Brendon & Son. 
  9. ^ "Her Majesty's Naval Base Devonport". United Kingdom: Ministry of Defence, Royal Navy. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  10. ^ "Plymouth (England) Newspapers". Main Catalogue. British Library. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  11. ^ R.N. Worth (1876), William Cookworthy and the Plymouth China Factory, Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art (Plymouth: W. Brendon & Son) 8 
  12. ^ "Plymouth Town". Plymouth-Dock Guide. Plymouth-Dock: E. Hoxland. 1796. 
  13. ^ William Toone (1835). Chronological Historian ... of Great Britain (2nd ed.). London: J. Dowding. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f g H.E. Carrington (1837), Plymouth and Devonport Guide (4th ed.), Devonport: W. Byers 
  15. ^ Catalogue of Works Relating to Devon and Cornwall, South Devon Literary Chronicle (Plymouth: R. Lidstone), 1847  + part 2, part 3
  16. ^ "Directory". UK: Association of Independent Libraries. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  17. ^ a b Transactions of the Plymouth Institution, Plymouth: Rowe, 1830 
  18. ^ "About Us". Plymouth Athenaeum. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  19. ^ George Granville (1825). Companion to the Plymouth and Devonport National Breakwater. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green. 
  20. ^ a b "Plymouth". Newspaper Press Directory. London: Charles Mitchell. 1847. 
  21. ^ W.H.K. Wright (1889). The Blue Friars. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co. 
  22. ^ a b Hermann G. de Watteville (1910), "Plymouth", The Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, OCLC 14782424 
  23. ^ "Station History". Plymouth Lifeboat Station. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  24. ^ a b c d "Movie Theaters in Plymouth, England". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  25. ^ "Plymouth", Willing's Press Guide, London: James Willing, Jr., 1907 
  26. ^ "History of the Society". Old Plymouth Society. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  27. ^ Ian Maxted (2001), The alternative press in Devon, A history of the book in Devon, Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History 

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Coordinates: 50°22′17″N 4°08′32″W / 50.371389°N 4.142222°W / 50.371389; -4.142222