Weymouths beginnings as a sea bathing resort 1750

When ever Weymouth is talked about concerning it’s seaside status, ¬†generally it is said that George III made it what it is today, that’s partly true, but there is a little more to it than that. Weymouth was becoming popular long before the end of the 18th c. A certain Bath gentleman, Ralph Allen had…

Weymouth’s history as a harbour on the frontline. 1795

Being in the process of writing a book about the history of the Nothe area in Weymouth, I’ve uncovered many interesting facts about the past history of the town while trawling through the old newspapers and documents. Some of which I’ll narrate here, little snippits of what life was like for our ancestors, living on…