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Weston Worthies - 11 Mary GIBBONS
published by Pat Hase on Fri, 30/10/2020 - 21:33

Mary GIBBONS arrived in Weston in 1841 to become the Post Mistress. She served in this capacity for a further 15 years.  This was a time of great expansion of Weston due to the arrival of the railway consequently her role was extremely important and as such she became a Weston Worthy.  Her profile can now be seen on the Weston-super-Mare Page 

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Weston Worthies - 10 Richard FRY
published by Pat Hase on Thu, 22/10/2020 - 11:13

No 10 of the Weston Worthies - Richard FRY, has been added to the list on the Weston-super-Mare Page.  

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Mayors of Weston from 1937
published by Pat Hase on Wed, 21/10/2020 - 11:50

Following several requests - There is now a list of Mayors from 1937 on the Weston-super-Mare Page It includes:

  • Mayors of the Borough of Weston-super-Mare 1937-1974
  • Charter Mayors when The County of Avon existed 1974- 2000
  • Town Mayors from 2000 - to date 
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Weston Worthies - 09 James DARE
published by Pat Hase on Fri, 16/10/2020 - 17:22

James DARE was the founder of what eventually became the local newspaper known as the Weston Mercury.  He is the 9th Weston Worthy to be added to the Weston-super-Mare Page.

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Weston Worthies - 8 Isaac COUNSELL
published by Pat Hase on Mon, 12/10/2020 - 16:26

The 8th Weston Worthy - a profile of Isaac COUNSELL has been added to the page about Weston-super-Mare.  Only one of our members has listed COUNSELL as an interest but Isaac was certainly a character and a Worthy! 

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Weston Worthies - 7 George COOMBES
published by Pat Hase on Fri, 09/10/2020 - 0:09

Number 7 of the Weston Worthies has been uploaded. If you have any additional information about any of the Worthies or are connected with them in some way please use the the comment facility.

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