Beaminster, Dorset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Beaminster and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Hann Family

I don't have a memory as such, but a lot of my family were born and bred in Beaminster, which I had a very brief visit to in 2009, I found it a very nice little village and would loved to have been able to stay longer and trace some of my family haunts and maybe been able to have come across people who would have been related ...Read full memory

A memory of Beaminster by Sylvia Bear

Furze Lane, Beaminster

My folks live in Beaminster, and I also did in the early 1980s, and remember Furze Lane. The lane goes up from the Bridport Road across country to the Posy Tree at Mapperton. Although it has changed now, i.e. widened, as it is now suitable for vehicles, I think that the building on the left could be the farm buildings at the bottom of the lane.

A memory of Beaminster