Salt made in Lymington was exported across the Atlantic Ocean to small European ports constructed close to the fishing grounds of Newfoundland. Here, its history intersects with the demise of indigenous Beothuk communities, displaced from their maritime hunting and fishing grounds by these C17th, C18th and C19th arrivals. ‘The SpiritRead More →

From the Salterns of Lymington to the Grand Banks fisheries in Newfoundland, people carved out an existence from the sea and fortunes were made by those in the business of profit. But all that came at a human cost. Today, thousands of people each year walk around the surviving saltRead More →