1888; Chesil swallows up another wreck.

Chesil beach in Dorset is  world renown. It is part of the World Heritage Jurassic coastline. A more stunning place for scenery is hard to find…but it does have it’s dark side, as anyone who’s witnessed it in storms will realise. Many a ship has fallen foul of the weather and tides here, the sea…

Opening of New Weymouth & Melcombe Regis Town Bridge 1824.

Anyone interested in the long history of our town will know of it’s somewhat turbulent beginnings. The harbour was the dividing line…at times literally the front line of the ‘war zone.’ Modern day Weymouth started life as two completely separate  towns very much at odds with each other. Old Weymouth  straggled along the harbourside of the…