Explore the history and community of Angmering.


Images of Angmering can be found on our West Sussex Past Pictures website.

Go to 'Advanced Search: Catalogue' and search for 'Angmering' in 'Any Text'.

Further images of Angmering are also available on the West Sussex Record Office Online Photo Database.


The current edition of the Littlehampton Gazette is available to view at Angmering, East Preston, Littlehampton, and Rustington libraries. Paper copies are kept for one month in all libraries except Littlehampton, where they are kept for one year. 

Back issues of the Littlehampton Gazette are available on microfilm at Chichester Library for the years 1923-2016, (known as the Arun Gazette 1977-1990).

Search the library catalogue for more details.

Searchable digital copies of the Littlehampton Gazette for 2017 onwards and the Littlehampton Observer 1914-1925 are available to view on the public computers in all West Sussex Libraries.

Read or download our helpsheets about our digitised newspaper collections:

Digitised Historical West Sussex Newspapers helpsheet

Newspaper Cuttings about West Sussex People helpsheet

Newspaper Cuttings about Worthing helpsheet

The Argus, Mid Sussex Times and West Sussex Gazette are available to library members from home via Press Reader.

Further coverage of Angmering can be found on the Littlehampton Gazette and All About Angmering Magazine websites.

The Times Digital Archive includes some coverage of events in Angmering and West Sussex from 1785-2014 and is available to all library members from home. The British Newspaper Archive has digitised copies of the Littlehampton Gazette 1923-1938 and 1955-1956. You can access The British Newspaper Archive for free through the public computers in any West Sussex Library. 

For any enquiries about newspapers, please use our Ask a Librarian form.

Maps of Angmering

A current map of Angmering can be found on the Ordnance Survey website.

Historic maps of Angmering are also available on the National Library of Scotland Maps Database.

Further maps are also available on the Angmering Village Life website.


Some Kellys Sussex Directories can be found on Ancestry - available free in all West Sussex Libraries. Some directories are available as digitised copies on the public computers in all libraries  - see our Digitised Directories Helpsheet. You can search the library catalogue to see which directories are available on microfiche. For any queries, please use our Ask a Librarian form.

House History

If you are researching the history of your house, the National Archives House Research Guide is a good place to start.

West Sussex Record Office also have many sources to help with your investigations.

Online Resources

Angmering Neighbourhood Plan

Angmering Village Life Website - Information on the history of Angmering, including A History of St Margaret's Church.

Places of Interest

Angmering Park Estate 

Privately owned estate with public footpaths for woodland walks.

Highdown Gardens 

Chalk gardens created by Lord Frederick and Lady Sybil Stern. Bequeathed to Worthing Borough Council and open to the public.

Local Organisations

Angmering Heritage Trust 

Aims to protect the heritage of Angmering.

Angmering Twinning Association 

Promotes friendship and understanding between the people of Angmering and those of Ouistreham Riva Bella in France.

West Sussex County Council Local Clubs and Societies Database.

Local Information

Angmering Parish Council

Angmering Village Life 

Independent Community Information Website.

More help and information

For further information and help with any of these resources, please fill in an Ask a Librarian form and the Enquiries Team will be happy to help.

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