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

Images of Arundel

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

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

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



The current edition of the West Sussex Gazette is available to view at Arundel Library. Paper copies are kept for one month at Arundel. The Littlehampton Gazette also covers Arundel. For more information see our Littlehampton Guide.

Back issues of the West Sussex Gazette are available on microfilm at Chichester Library for the years 1860-2016.

Search the library catalogue for more details.

Searchable digital copies for 2017 onwards are available to view on the public computers in all 36 West Sussex Libraries.

Further coverage of Arundel can be found in The Bell local magazine.

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

The Times Digital Archive (TDA) includes some coverage of events in Arundel and West Sussex from 1785-2014. Available to all library members from home. The British Newspaper Archive (BNA) has digitised copies of the West Sussex Gazette 1853-1891, 1897, 1910 and 1912-1958. 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 Arundel

Local Organisations

Local Information

Places of Interest

Online Resources

Books about Arundel


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