Henry Moule’s watercolours of Fordington

Thanks to Mark Chutter for sharing these colourful watercolour paintings done by the talented Henry Joseph Moule (1825-1904).

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Remembering Weymouth band Lee Marvin & the Staccatos

Thanks to Roger McGhee for sharing these photos of the band Lee Marvin & the Staccatos playing at the roller rink in the Sidney Hall, Weymouth.

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Remembering the New Rooms Inn at Weymouth harbourside

You may have noticed that the Dorset Echo has expanded its nostalgia coverage and on other days of the week besides Tuesdays we are featuring some fascinating pictures from the past.

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Harry Green’s image of the Lower Lighthouse on Portland

Here’s an image of the old Lower Lighthouse on Portland, now the bird observatory, which was taken by late Dorset Evening Echo photographer Harry Green.

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Shire Hall among the buildings remembered in Dorchester high street stroll

Our travels along Dorchester’s High Street have now taken us to 53 High West Street.

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Day at the seaside in Weymouth in the 1970s captured by Harry Green

We’ve another cracker of a Harry Green photo for you this week.

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Postcard of Weymouth beach and the bandstand packed with bathers

With the school summer holidays having just begun, it seems timely to share reader Pat Fowler’s interesting postcard of Weymouth.

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Remembering Weymouth photographer Bob Barrett

We’ve discussed some of the many photographers who have plied their trade in Weymouth on these pages but we are yet to discuss Bob Barrett.

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Dorset Evening Echo photographer Harry Green’s image of Chesil Cove, Portland

We’re getting through this stunning collection of photos taken by the late Dorset Evening Echo photographer Harry Green.

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What happened to Weymouth’s Backwater?

You’d probably have to be of a certain age to know what I mean when I talk about the Backwater or Backwater road in Weymouth.

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