Project ID603
DescriptionMaritime History of Minehead
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3AMinehead U3A
Organization/partnerMinehead Museum
Year started2016
Source of referenceNone known
OutputSome of the research materials have been mounted to make a display in  Minehead Museum for the summer of 2017.  These and other materials will be archived in the museum collection.
NotesA six month project to research the history of Minehead's maritime connections.
Topics include;
Quay Town families
The Harbour
The History of Minehead shipping
The old Pier and Paddle Steamers
Smuggling in Somerset
The history of the RNLI lifeboats and their crews in Minehead
Supporting documents accompany each display.