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Electricity supply for St Helens
Unlike most of the rest of the Island, electricity supplies to St Helens were supplied by a local company. In 1899, 'Edmund Ironside Bax and others' applied for permission to supply electricity ....
St Helens - Oyster Fishery
St Helens Common
St Helens Old Church seamark
The original ancient church of St Helens was built by the sea and by the early 1700's was in so bad a state that it was abandoned and a new church built some mile inland.
The old church was ....
St Helens Sea Fort
St Helens Fort is a sea fort in the Solent at the entrance to Bembridge Harbour. It was built as part of the Palmerston defences of Portsmouth.
Built between 1867 and 1880 it is smaller ....
St Helens Tidal Mill
The tidal mill at St Helens was built about 1780, obtaining its power from the head of water created by tidal movements to grind corn. The incoming tide was collected and held within ponds ....
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