Published: May 8, 2012
Burnham-On-Sea historian to give talk on town's key milestones

Dozens of historical photos showing life in Burnham-On-Sea over the past 130 years will be displayed during a special talk this week.

Local 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).

"It 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

Some of the dozens of slides he will show include several rarely-seen images from the 1880s.

Wednesday's talk will start at 7pm at King Alfred School Lecture Theatre in Highbridge. All visitors are welcome to attend for just £1.

Pictured: Top, the old spa buildings and, above, Berrow Road in Burnham


Bookmark and Share

Search|Add to your Bookmarks|Send a mail from|Print this page|Back to previous page|Discuss this article

Burnham-On-Sea Seafront Webcam
Burnham-On-Sea Webcam
24-hour live pictures
See live images of the seafront and beach with Burnham's Webcam. Click here

Burnham-On-Sea Shops
Burnham-On-Sea Shopping Guide
Buy in Burnham!
Support local traders by shopping in town - see our A-Z index of businesses. Click here

Burnham-On-Sea Video
Burnham-On-Sea Video
Burnham video news
Watch video highlights of events across Burnham with these video clips. Click here

Burnham-On-Sea Photos
Burnham-On-Sea Photos

Photo gallery
Hundreds of photos from events across the Burnham-On-Sea area. Click here

Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter See us on YouTube