Peter Colman, talking about Danilo Maglov

Peter Colman, talking about Danilo Maglov

Peter Colman worked at the local Heathcoat Yarns factory where he was apprenticed to Danilo Maglov, a European Voluntary Worker from present-day Croatia who settled permanently in Tiverton after WWII. In his interview, he talks about his memories of Danilo (Danny),...

Ana Lodge

Ana Lodge

Ana Lodge is of Brazilian, Italian and American heritage, and was born in Holland. Today, Ana lives in Tiverton and works for North Devon Sunrise, a CIC which celebrates diversity of identity and offers support to a wide range of communities in North Devon. She enjoys...

Angela Howard and Melina Trilbridge

Angela Howard and Melina Trilbridge

Angela Howard and Melina Trilbridge were born in Tiverton to Danilo Maglov, a Yugoslav European Voluntary Worker who settled permanently in Tiverton after WWII. Angela and Melina discuss what they know of their father’s wartime experiences and his life in Tiverton...

Dale Snow

Dale Snow

Dale Snow was born in Tiverton and discovered at the age of seven that her father was from Yugoslavia. In this interview, she talks about her father, Franc Rosic, and the circumstances that led his father to banish him from the family home in Yugoslavia at the age of...

‘Mac’ Mudabbir Ahmed

‘Mac’ Mudabbir Ahmed

‘Mac’ Mudabbir Ahmed was born in a small town in Bangladesh. He moved to the UK in 1998, and lived in London until moving to Tiverton in July 2019 to open a business. He runs the Nawab restaurant, serving authentic Indian cuisine. Of the people of Tiverton, Mac says:...

Kumari Northam

Kumari Northam

Kumari Northam was born in Sri Lanka and, after a period spent in Hong Kong, Kumari and her family have now settled in Tiverton. She runs a mobile catering business in Tiverton, catering to local customers and events. Of the locals in Tiverton, Kumari says: “People...

Anthony Nderitu

Anthony Nderitu

Anthony Nderitu is a Religious Studies teacher at Tiverton High School. Born in Kenya, he gained a degree in Theology before moving between Botswana, Sweden and South Africa. He now lives near Exeter with his wife and son. In his spare time, Anthony enjoys walking on...