Whether you've just moved to Angmering and want to know more about the area; or you need help with a local history project, we can help you get started with links to local organisations and information, online resources, newspapers, photographs and maps.

Images 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 East Preston, Littlehampton, Angmering 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.

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 (TDA) 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 (BNA) has digitised copies of the Littlehampton Gazette 1923-1938 and 1955-1956. You can access the BNA for free through the public computers in any West Sussex Library. 

For any enquiries about newspapers, 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.




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


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

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

Online Resources

Angmering Neighbourhood Plan

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

Books about Angmering


Old Angmering - Leslie Baker

Angmering Place-Names - Nicholas Gould

Walk Through Angmering's Conservation Area - Angmering Society

Angmering, Reminiscences of Bygone Days - Angmering Society

Angmering in Old Picture Postcards - Leslie Baker

Edwin Albert Harris (1866-1942), Angmering's Political Firebrand - Neil Rogers-Davis

Anmgering Parish Council, The First 100 Years - Bryan Hazell

Leslie Baker Collection, St Margaret's School, Angmering, Local Studies, Local History File - West Sussex Library Service

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