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The Archive link to People is now live, with snippets about Van Allen, a well-known local figure from the 1920s to the 1950s who like many others in the town tried his hand at a variety of varied ventures; and about Lady Abbot Anderson, less well-known perhaps but very involved in the various societies active in mid-20th Century Lyme Regis. Little Madeira on Marine Parade was built for her and her husband.

A recent addition to Buildings and Streets are some interesting notes on one of the many Caddy houses in Lyme, The Haven, 15 Woodmead Road, highlighting its distinctive features.

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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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