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Devon - Exmouth: 5 Alexandra Terrace

Alexandra Terrace in 2016.

5 Alexandra Terrace, Exmouth, was the home of Charles and Ellen Tanner, who were the parents of Courtney Tanner who had married Eugénie Sladden’s niece, Ethelwyn Mourilyan, in 1911.  In a letter of 20th July 1914, whilst staying at the home of her daughter, Mary Simpson, in Budleigh Salterton, Mary Anna (Polly Robinson) went to have tea with the Tanners.  In December 1914, a letter written by Fred Mourilyan reveals that his daughter, Ethelwyn, was staying with her in-laws in Exmouth.

Alexandra Terrace overlooks the line of Exmouth's sea front.  The terrace today is relatively unchanged, although many of the original houses are now blocks of flats.

Letters mentioning this place: