Lifeboats and Lifeboatmen

For introductory information see Lifeboat House.


The Cheltenham (1866-1887).

Extract  from lengthy report in Cheltenham Western Gazette 26th Oct 1866:

Photo above courtesy of Ann Popham.

John Godfrey Morris & Crew on launch rails 1887

Is this the Cheltenham or the John Godfrey Morris?

Landing the John Godfrey Morris.

Launching the Philip Beach (1902-30)

The Hopwood on launcher (substituted for Philip Beach during overhaul 1926-7)

Boat launcher, note mooring piles on jetty still in place, so pre-1909.

Lifeboat Cox Hunt (with pipe). Date unknown.

Hopwood on the tide.

Article from Burnham Gazette in 1914:

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