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On the site of Cloverdale Court Flats...

Back in 1931, the ground on which the current retirement flats stand was just a piece of land belonging to the Henley Estate. Then along came "Fred" Halliday with £500 in his pocket. Find out more about the history of this corner on Charmouth Road. The link also gives you access to the information so far uploaded about other streets and buildings in Lyme.

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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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