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For biographies, please quote names in the heading using the format: surname, forenames (birth and death dates) as below. For historical entries use the subject for the heading. Headings should be in bold type lowercase with leading capitals e.g.

Shore, Rev. Thomas, O.B.E. (1794 – 1845) 

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Attribution, to follow text:

Compiled and researched © Dr R Lendon, 2008 

References, last:

Ideally to be referenced in the text in brackets e.g. (1), but always listed.

1 Alumni Oxonienses

2 Otterton Parish Registers

3 Littleham Parish Registers

4 Subversion of Materialism by Rev Jonas Dennis published 28th Oct. 1825

5 Visitations of Devon (Royal College of Heralds)