Elizabethan Lyme under the spotlight in a new book

PUBLISHED: 07:02 13 November 2017 | UPDATED: 09:31 17 November 2017

Peter Lacey and his wife Barbara  who helped produce the new book - a follow up to Ebb and Flow. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Peter Lacey and his wife Barbara who helped produce the new book - a follow up to Ebb and Flow. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Archant

Historian Peter Lacey’s latest work will be launched next week

The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum is hosting the launch of local historian Peter Lacey’s new book - ‘Elizabethan Lyme Regis with a Biography of Sir George Somers’ - on Friday, November 24, in the Woodmead Hall.

People are asked to arrive at 6.45pm for a 7pm start and admission will cost £2.

Peter will present an historic map of Bermuda to the Mayor, Cllr Michaela Ellis, and will then give talks on Elizabethan Lyme and Sir George Somers.

Said Peter: “Five years of research went into the book, over a year of which was devoted to constructing a map of Elizabethan Lyme from the archives.”

The author will sign copies of his book in the interval when tea and coffee will be served. The book costs £12 and anyone who wants to buy a copy on the night, is asked to bring the exact money if possible. For further information, please contact David Cox on 01297 443156.

Other News Stories

15:01

Health and Wellbeing Centre receives funding to help people with limited means

Read more
07:01

Brian Dale will cycle from Land’s End to John O’ Groats and back to mark his 80th birthday

Read more
Yesterday, 15:01

Pupils from the the Multi Academy Trust enjoy a fun-filled day with the Royal Marines.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:01

Members face up to the challenge of drawing a head

Read more
Yesterday, 07:01

And the same day his 17-year-old son also signs up to join

Read more
Fri, 15:01

Young dancers put on a spectacular playground display

Read more
Fri, 12:03

Another ‘Have your Say’ session will take place in the library next week

Read more
Fri, 07:01

74-year-old wants to track down his chums from the 1950s

Read more
Thu, 15:01

Money shared by Axminster Hospital League of Friends and lyme Regis RNLI team

Read more
Thu, 07:01

High praise for Mrs Ethelston’s Church of England Primary

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read News

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

East Devon 24 regular newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

FFind planning applications