Oldway Mansion in Paignton is one of the foremost buildings in Torbay.
Here is a fine collection of photographs and other material that date from its origins in the1870's up until recently. These chronicle the many transformations it has gone through, from a private home to a hospital to a country club to council offices.
Choose one of the following categories:
Here you can find materials that relate to the wider community rather than to individuals.
Domestic and Family Life
Here you can find all aspects of family life, including homes, portraits, holidays and leisure time.
This category covers all aspects of working life, a very broad collection!
Look in here to find out about the work of scientists and engineers, the builders of ships and railways.