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Local History Section

Admiral Cornwallis and Georgian Lymington

Date: Saturday, 29th June 2019

This year's summer outing has two main components. The first is the preview of events being planned by Milford-on-Sea Historical Record Society to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the death of Admiral Cornwallis (see article by Barry Jolly in the Newsletter). It will include a visit to the exhibition which is being mounted at the St Barbe Museum in Lymington. The second is an opportunity to view some of the surviving features of Georgian Lymington. The will be the Local History Section's first outing to Lymington since 1980. Please note that the timings below are approximate.


09.45 - 10.00, Meet at the Community Centre Lymington for registration and tea/coffee.

10.00 - 10.15, Short orientation talk on Lymington in its geographical setting

10.15 - 10.30, Short talk on Lymington and District Historical Society

10.30 - 11.30, Talk on Admiral Cornwallis and his Commemoration

12.00 - 13.00, Lunch

13.00 - 14.30, Visit to the Cornwallis Exhibition

14.30 - 15.30, Guided walk focussing on the surviving features of Georgian Lyminton

15.30 - 16.00, Return to St Barbe Museum for afternoon tea and follow up.

Cost: Members - £10.00 Non-members - £15.00

Please download the PDF booking form and send to the address shown.


Any questions about the Local History Section?
Then email Roger Ottewill Local History Section Chairman