Explore the history and community of Findon Valley.
Images of Findon can be found on our West Sussex Past Pictures website.
Go to 'Advanced Search: Catalogue' and search for 'Findon' in 'Any Text'.
Further images of Findon are also available on the West Sussex Record Office Online Photo Database.
The current edition of the Worthing Herald is available to view at Broadwater, Durrington, Ferring, Findon, Goring and Worthing libraries. Paper copies are kept for one month in all libraries except Worthing, where they are kept for one year.
Back issues of the Worthing Herald 2017 onwards, the Worthing Gazette 1884, 1901-1925 and 1939-1945 and a collection of newspaper cuttings about the Worthing area are available to view on the public computers in all 36 West Sussex Libraries, as searchable digital copies.
The Worthing Herald and monthly Worthing Journal magazine have some content available online through their websites and Facebook pages. Back issues of the Findon News Magazine are available online from 2016.
The Times Digital Archive includes some coverage of events in Findon and West Sussex from 1785-2014 and is available to all library members from home. The British Newspaper Archive has digitised copies of the Worthing Gazette 1889-1960 and the Worthing Herald 1921-1958. 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.
A current map of Findon can be found on the Ordnance Survey website.
Historic maps of Findon are also available on the National Library of Scotland Maps Database.
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.
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.
Founded in 1899 and originally dedicated to Queen Victoria, the Victoria County History (VCH) is an encyclopaedic record of England's places and people from earliest times to the present day.
Modern day photographs of Findon, put together by Findon Village Community Website
Muntham Court - article from Freddie Feest's Worthing History website
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Places of Interest
12 walking trails exploring places of historical interest around Worthing. Available to print or download.
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.