historian to give talk on town's key milestones
of historical photos showing life in Burnham-On-Sea over the past
130 years will be displayed during a special talk this week.
historian John Strickland will give an illustrated talk on 'The
Important Dates in the History of Burnham' at North Sedgemoor
Local History Group's meeting on Wednesday night (May 9th).
promises to be a very interesting evening with stories including
a local witch, a baby in a crib washed out of his home by seawater,
the sale of the spa buildings and grounds and the tithe map of
1840," John told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
of the dozens of slides he will show include several rarely-seen
images from the 1880s.
talk will start at 7pm at King Alfred School Lecture Theatre in
Highbridge. All visitors are welcome to attend for just £1.
Top, the old spa buildings and, above, Berrow Road in Burnham