Explore the history and community of Storrington.


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

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

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


The current edition of the West Sussex County Times (Horsham edition) is available to view at Storrington, Billingshurst, Horsham, Henfield, Pulborough, Steyning, Southwater and Worthing libraries. Paper copies are kept for one month in all libraries except Horsham, where they are kept for one year. A browsable collection of newspaper cuttings on local topics is also kept at Storrington Library.

Back issues of the West Sussex County Times are available on microfilm at Horsham Library for the years 1871-2016. The newspaper was known as the Horsham Advertiser 1871-1888 and the West Sussex Times 1888-1893.

Search the library catalogue for more details.

Back issues of the West Sussex County Times 2017 and 1914-1945 are available to view on the public computers in all 36 West Sussex Libraries, as searchable digital copies.

The West Sussex County Times (Horsham edition), The Argus and West Sussex Gazette are available to library members from home via Press Reader.

The Times Digital Archive includes some coverage of events in Storrington and West Sussex from 1785-2014. Available to all library members from home. The British Newspaper Archive has digitised copies of the West Sussex County Times 1874-1958 (incomplete). You can access the BNA for free through the public computers in any West Sussex Library.

Back issues of Sussex Local Magazine covering Storrington, are available online.

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


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

Current maps can also be viewed on the Horsham District Council Local Plan Mapping Portal: an interactive web based mapping tool which enables members of the public to search and locate policy areas.

Historic maps of Storrington 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.

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

Whistlestop Arts 

Talks and armchair tours about places of interest in Sussex including Horsham Museum, Woods Mill and Rudgwick.

Places of Interest

Storrington and District Museum

Collections on local archaeology, artefacts from local churches, domestic history, details of local people and the two world wars. Includes a library of local history, access to old maps, census records and welcomes enquiries on village and local family history. Also covers Amberley, Ashington, Bury, Cootham, Parham, Sullington, Thakeham, Washington, West Chiltington and Wiggonholt.

Amberley Museum

Museum dedicated to preserving the industrial history of the South East.

Parham House

Elizabethan country house with award-winning gardens.

Sullington Warren

National Trust Conservation Area.

Local Information

Storrington and Sullington Parish Council

Thakeham Parish Council

Local Organisations

Storrington Conservation Society

Aims to make Storrington a better place for its people and its wildlife.

Sandgate Conservation Society

Charity dedicated to the conservation and restoration of natural spaces in Sullington and its environs.

West Sussex County Council Local Clubs and Societies Database

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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