Posts Tagged ‘history’

New in the Museum: Railway Additions

Posted on: 14th March 2016

Following the interest in the exhibition The Lyme Railway: Axed Fifty Years Ago in the Rotunda Gallery over the winter, Lyme Regis Museum has strengthened its permanent display on Lyme’s… READ MORE

New Acquisition

Posted on: 30th January 2016

The Dorset Heritage Centre has returned to the Museum one of the bound sets of volumes in which Cyril Wanklyn had the Lyme Regis Borough/Court records translated from Latin where… READ MORE

An early American connection for Lyme

An early American connection for Lyme

Posted on: 25th August 2014

Mr Stephen Massil has contacted us with some new information about Lyme and a question. He has been researching the family of Henry Franks Waring who was Lyme Regis Town… READ MORE

Lost Buildings of Lyme

NEWLY ADDED: Lost Buildings of Lyme

Posted on: 4th December 2013

The recent exhibition “From the archives : Lost Buildings of Lyme” proved so popular with visitors that we have decided to share some of the highlights with a wider audience… READ MORE

Cyril Wanklyn

NEWLY ADDED: Cyril Wanklyn, Historian of Lyme

Posted on: 25th November 2013

Slightly out of order, but the third instalment in the “People of Lyme” series is now available on the Research page. This one concerns Cyril Wanklyn (1864 – 1943), who… READ MORE

William Porter

NEWLY ADDED: William Porter (1819-94)

Posted on: 24th November 2013

The latest research paper in the People of Lyme series has just been added to the Research section of the website – No.4: William Porter (1819-94). Porter was born and… READ MORE

Memories of Broad Street

EVENTS: Memories of Broad Street

Posted on: 16th September 2013

As part of Lyme Regis ArtsFest, the Museum is joining with Lyme Regis Library to host an event on Monday 23 September called “Memories of Broad Street”. This will be… READ MORE

The Great Fires of Lyme Regis

The Great Fires of Lyme Regis

Posted on: 14th June 2013

One of the most striking objects to be seen inside Lyme Regis Museum is the 18th century hand-powered fire engine, which has been a treasured exhibit ever since the Museum… READ MORE