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Broad Street Businesses 1900-2000

This Directory, painstakingly compiled from contemporary sources, wlll fascinate social historians and bring back many nostalgic memories for those "Lovers of Lyme" who lived or visted the town before 2000. There are a few gaps in the timelines of each building's use, but anyone looking to find "that little tearoom where we stopped in 1956" is likely to discover where it was. Later this year it is hoped to add photographs of the buildings as they are now.

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Pictures of Lyme in the mid-1920s

The Research Team was very pleased indeed to receive this album from John Collinson of photographs taken either by his father or his uncle Norman: not only do personal photographs often show areas of

Two quirky new additions

Lovely Lyme Regis (1930s) and Lyme Regis in the 1950s were both written by Jo Draper in her inimitably readable style in the early years of the 21st Century. Jo was employed in 1993 by the Museum as

Missing the Regent Cinema?

These monthly programmes listing all the films shown there between July 1948 and December 1955 might make you feel worse, reminding you just how lucky Lyme was to have such up-to-date films each week.


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