The Webb-Medley Family

Maria Louisa Medley (1840-1919) Maria Louisa (Molly) Medley, born 1840, was the daughter of Henry Courteney Selous, a distinguished artist and illustrator of Victorian children’s books. Among other things he received the commission to paint the Opening of the Crystal Palace Exhibition 1851, this painting now resides in the Victoria & Albert Museum. The painting … click to read more

Winsford Cottage Hospital – A Gift To North Devon

The Western Morning News: Monday, December 3, 1900 Winsford Cottage Hospital A Lady’s Noble Gift There is probably no finer or more bracing air in Devon than that which is to be found on the tract of country high above the sea level, which adjoins the South-Western Railway near Halwill and Holsworthy. It is in … click to read more

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