Thanks to all members for their support during the 2022-23 season, including donations to the raffle and purchase of raffle tickets all of which helps with increasing costs of the room rental.
Collected news clippings from ‘This week in the news – Somerset news stories from the past 250 years ‘ here.
An item about the reformation of the Burnham United Football Club has now been added here.
Those who fondly remember Priscilla the swan can now find a photo of her taking a trip on the beach here.
There is now an old photo of Westman’s Laundry on Love Lane at the bottom of the page here.
An account of Burnham between the wars by Mervyn Temlett has now been added (linked from the ‘Introduction to Burnham’ page.
A new page of Holt’s Brewery memorabilia can be found here.
There is now a new page on the Holt family losses in WWI here, also a few new pictures on the Holt Family main page.
A retrospective view of 1902 in Burnham from the local press can now be found here (linked from the Introduction page).
See news item about August Bank Holiday gales in 1900 here
A new page on Law & Order has now been created.
Burnham Library is now holding family history sessions upstairs every first and third Thursday of the month. There are two sessions 10 till 11 and 11 till 12. They must be booked, so you will need a Library Card.
More images of Holt Brothers Brewery memorabilia have been added here.
A picture of the Herring’s Coach Company waiting room rocking horse has been added here.
Two new reports of hauntings in Burnham.
New information about Myrtle Cottage here.
A image of the certificate granting the town coat of arms has been added to the bottom of the Introduction page.
A souvenir Town Crier’s announcement scroll has been added to the princess Ann section under Famous Visitors.
Does anyone have any additional information about these two WWII evacuees?
An item about a Monmouth-inspired riot in Hunstpill in 1687 has been added here.
More Ordnance Survey maps added here.
A bit of new information has emerged which might shed some light on the naming of the ‘Royal Marine’ Tavern in High St. Any other information abiut this would be welcome.
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