This section of the website is intended to cover the history of a wide range of local organisations, ranging from public services to churches and the full range of clubs and societies. We recognise that there is a long way to go before we are close to achieving that aim, and would particularly welcome proposals (and raw materials) from interested parties to enable us to expand our coverage, along with any corrections of additional information on the topics covered so far.

Axminster’s workhouses

Organised religion in Axminster

Schools in Axminster

The Gallery is now Closed for Winter

We will be re-opening Easter 2018


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