Tag: Beaminster

William John Gibbs, Baker & Confectioner🍞🥖🧁Beaminster, Dorset. Pt 1.

Imagine my surprise when I looked on the back of these photos to see they were of a family from Beaminster, Dorset!

Martha Brown Hanging 160 years on

On this date 160 years ago at just a few minutes after 8am Elizabeth Martha Brown was hanged at the entrance to Dorchester Gaol…. I wrote this blog back in 2011, after a book I had just read about Martha Brown, by Nicola Thorne…

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