The contents of our archive provide a rich source of material to interpret our heritage and tell its story. This is a work in progress. Check back for updates or follow us on Facebook or Twitter – look for ‘ArchiveClevedon’.
A chance to find out the link between George Double who built the new pier head and landingstage in 1893, his links to Cleopatra’s Needle and a bridge in Essex that now needs saving. Click on the image or follow the link……….George Double Building Contractor – Clevedon Pier Archive
A new flag and new jerseys!
The Clevedon Board of Health are splashing the cash on the Pier in the summer of 1894.
More on: https://clevedonpierarchive.com/2020/11/20/new-flag-new-jerseys-such-extravagance/
When is a Piermaster’s Assistant an occupation or a wife? Follow Ann Mants story to find out……wife and assistant of Piermaster Mants for 20 years at the end of the 19th century. Follow this link for more https://clevedonpierarchive.com/2020/09/19/the-piermasters-wife/
Re-opening the Pier 1989. A fascinating article by long standing Pier Supporters Club Secretary Austin Davis
From the Clevedon Civic Society’s booklet – 2002
Erecting Clevedon Pier. The Early Days. A dip into the early attempts at getting a pier built at Clevedon from 1828 and the advert for someone to draw up a plan, specification and estimate, for 10 Guineas to 1835 and a visit by the Bristol Harbourmaster to check out the lay of the land and have a good lunch in Clevedon.
The Ups and Downs of the Pier Flagstaff
With the help of local historian Jane Lilly and stalwart supporter of the Pier, Jackie English, combined with items from the archive this story is a little romp through the ups and downs of the Pier’s flagstaff.
Specifying how to build Clevedon Pier
A fascinating insight of building a large iron marine structure from the transcription of the original Specification of Works written in 1867. Follow the link or click on the image for the story.