Some good West Sussex history websites
A Brief History of Bognor RegisShort and to the point - Tim Lambert's 10 minute history of Bognor Regis.
Cuckfield CompendiumVery interesting history site full of resources to help the study and research of Local History, Family History and Genealogy in Cuckfield.
An overview of the history of SussexThe East Sussex VillageNet site has a good series of articles on the history of the whole of Sussex (East and West) from pre-historical times right up to the 20th century.
Well worth a read.
Historic Commercial Vehicle SocietyProviding some the horsepower behind the famous annual London to Brighton run.
Horsham Historics Preservation SocietyAppearing at an event near you soon. The Historics preserve and run traction engines, and are the joint organisers of the Ardingly Vintage & Classic Vehicle Show.
Horsham WorkhouseMarcus Tyler Moore's site contains Susan C. Djabri's study of Poverty and its effects on Horsham together with some evocative black and white photographs of the old Horsham Union Workhouse.
Look and Sea Heritage Centre, LittlehamptonThe highlight is the viewing tower which gives great views over the Harbour, the River Arun plain and towards the Downs.
The Heritage Centre is located at Fisherman's Quay and the building also contains the Littlehampton Tourist Information Centre.
The Copper FamilyA famous Sussex folk music tradition stretching back generations
The Petworth Emigration projectInteresting site examining the a series of assisted emigrations from Sussex to Canada in the 1830s.
The Spirit of TangmereWebsite about a limited edition signed Spitfire print being sold to raise money for the restoration and maintenance of St. Andrews Church and the graves of the airmen buried in the churchyard there.
Worthing DomeThe story of how Worthing's historic Dome was saved and then restored.
English heritage's historic buildings in Sussex
English HeritageOften controversial body which advises the government on the historic environment.
English Heritage's website is full of information about days out at the many important historic buildings it supports across the country, including the Weald and Downland Museum, Bramber Castle, Boxgrove Priory, Marlipins Museum, the Priest House and Fishbourne Roman Palace.
- Roman Sussex
- Saxon Sussex
- The sea and its effect on coastal communities over the centuries
- Key dates in the history of West Sussex
- Bognor Regis
- Burgess Hill
- East Grinstead
- Haywards Heath
- Arundel Castle
- Arundel Cathedral
- Brighton Pavilion
- Chichester Cathedral
- Torberry Hill
- Cissbury Ring
- The Devil's Humps
- Chichester Canal
- St Mary's Bramber
- Knepp Castle
- Sussex Churches
- Wey and Arun Canal
- Stately homes
- The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum at Singleton
- Amberley Museum
- Top Sussex Museums