The Lyme Regis Museum Research Team was created in 2009. Members of the team are volunteers, united in their interest in historical research.
The current team of ten members meets regularly on Monday mornings with research continuing throughout the week in one form or another. Our remit is to study the social history of Lyme Regis and Uplyme, and to a lesser extent the parishes of Charmouth, Combpyne and Rousdon.
A database (Research Team’s Digital Archive) was set up in its early days to store the work of the team and provide an important reference source, not only for the team but also for the curatorial work of the Museum. The archive currently contains over 30,000 document and image files.
This section of the Museum’s website will bring the archive to a wider audience by hosting a selection of articles ranging from historical notes to more detailed research. Beginning almost from scratch, this site will be updated on a regular basis as new material is added.
Graham Davies, Team Leader & Editor of the Archive, October 2019