Renowned local author Maureen Attwooll looks at Weymouth’s fascinating history in a whole new way. In more than 1500 entries she provides an encyclopaedic guide to everything that makes the town unique, from bathing machines to Weymouth Shownight, and from the Jersey Tavern to the Weymouth Harbour Tramway.
Arranged in a straightforward A–Z format, this book is illustrated throughout with pictures old and new. Here you will find the people, the buildings, the celebrations, the tragedies, the entertainments and the occasionally bizarre events which feature in Weymouth’s centuries-old story. This is a book to browse through and dip into, packed with the intriguing and the curious, a treasury of all things relating to the remarkable town of Weymouth.
ISBN 9781871164527, hardback, 297x210mm, 160 pages. Published November 2006.