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    Eric Sanders : 1919 - 2015

    This archive item tells the story of some of the family and long life of Eric Sanders who was born in Pilton in April 1919 and who lived in many different places around Devon - Barnstaple, Brayford...

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    Surviving Battle of Britain air raid

    During the Battle of Britain in 1940, Eric Sanders, from a family of five children born in Pilton and who lives in the Feoffee Cottages, was stationed at RAF Detling in Kent, near Maidenhead. He'd ...

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    The Post Office, 27 Pilton Street

    The post office in the middle of Pilton Street (No.27) in Victorian/Edwardian times. The house later became the hairdressing salon of Doris Fisher, was then turned into Poppy's Cafe, then Crumbles ...

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    Fined for Cycling Furiously in Pilton Street

    Eric Sanders’ grandparents and auntie ran Pilton Post Office, a familiar landmark which later became a hairdressing salon, then a restaurant and is now a private house. Eric’s father was a keen cyc...

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