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Book:Sussex:1984
Author: Arnold, Hilary
Year: 1984
Format: Book
Class no: 910
ISBN: 9780946313204, 0946313202
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Paperback:Surrey railway stations through time:2017
Author: D'Enno, Douglas
Year: 2017
Format: Paperback
Class no: 385.314
ISBN: 9781445655697
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Publication Year: 1989
Media type: Other material
Newspaper cutting, 1976; B/W illustrations: "The Sycamores", PAWright (Watch and Clock Repairer); Richardsons' Cycle Shop; Felpham Bakery; Ruff (butchers' shop at "The Sycamores", later becoming Richardsons' Cycle Shop; James Hale (Felpham carrier and coal merchant), late 18thCent/early 19thCent, son-in-law married to Florence Hale, nd; "The Petworth Society" Bulletins, September 1982 and September 1984; "Loxwood Celebrates" Jubilee Year 1977 Souvenir Programme and Local History; Loxwood Village Appraisal 1975; Dependents (various documentation) 1875-1981; documentation on Religious Intolerance in the Rural Districts of West Sussex, 1861; two Occasional Sheets Issued for Private Circulation to Members of the Clapham Antiquarian Society, 1984; extract from "The National Review", 1904; extract from "Bulletin 35", entitled "Black Bonnets and Black Bowlers, 1984; two copies of information re "The Stores" (Combination), Loxwood, by Sarah Woods, taken from the Loxwood Womens' Institute Scrapbook, 1947; Warnham Historical Association: visit to Miss Madgwick and Miss Etherington, 1981; History of the Counties of England: Registers of Places of Worship, 1979; extracts from "Sussex County Magazine", 1931 and 1943; "An Unknown Sussex" by FEGreen, 1920; note of discussion with Mrs Hilda Richardson of "The Sycamores", 105 Felpham Road, Felpham, 1989; Valuation of coal yard premises in Flansham Lane, 1910; Loxwood: extract from "The West Sussex Village Book" by Tony Wales, 1980s; "Sussex Life" article: "The Cokelers", peculiar to Sussex, nd; extract from "Secret Sussex" re The Cokelers at Northchapel, 1949; "A Curious Rural Sect In Sussex", by Earl Winterton, MP, from "The Countryman Book" 1948; extract from "Companion Into Sussex" by Norman Wymer, 1950; various letters, 1875, 1877, and 1884; letter entitled "The Advantages of United Prayer", nd; letter from Dave Childs, Geography Department, University College, London, 1988; letter from "9, The Grove, Felpham, nd; extract on Terwick Mill (the last of the Rother mills), from "People, Places, Things", by Bernard Price, 1975
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Publication Year: 1978
Media type: Other material
Mr A Whitley was a journalist who worked on the Daily Mirror in the post First World War period, and was the first British journalist to be based in Hollywood. During the First World War he was an officer in the 11th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment, and knew Edmund Blunden. He initially enlisted with the Seaforth Highlanders, but asked to be transferred to Lowther's Lambs, where he was awarded a commision in 1915. His brother also served with the Regiment. He retired from his role as film critic with the Daily Mirror in 1957.
Mr Whitley was aged 85 at the time of the recording. He was born in London, but after his parents died he came down to stay with his uncle and aunt, Mr & Mrs Cundy, at The Hurdles in Sea Road, East Preston, in 1912. The Cundy family lived for most of the time in Brighton, where they owned jewellery shops, and used The Hurdles as a country home.
Mr Whitley remembers East Preston and Angmering as unspoilt villages, and recollects how many theatre people were attracted to the area during the 1920s and 1930s. He talks of the development that took place during the inter-war period, and of the plans to turn the area into an important holiday resort.
During the First World War, Mr Whitley served with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment, known as Lowther’s Lambs after their commanding officer, Colonel Claude Lowther of Herstmonceux Castle. He fought on the Western Front and was wounded at Passehendaele in 1917. He recalls the dark days in the trenches, and refers to his meeting at Ypres with Edmund Blunden, author of Undertones of War.
The war years interrupted his career as a journalist on the Daily Mirror in Fleet Street. He wrote the gossip column for the paper, and eventually became their theatre and film critic. He was the first British journalist to go out to Hollywood, and on his several visits to the United States, and on his many trips to other countries, he earned the respect and friendship of many of the famous cinema stars of the day. On his retirement in 1957 he was presented with an illuminated address signed by virtually every famous actor and actress then working in Hollywood. He recalls his days as a journalist, and gives his impression of the film industry and its stars in that boom period.
Biographical notes provided by Mr Whitley are included after the following index to the recording.
The recording was made at Mr Whitley’s home in East Preston by a member of staff of the West Sussex Record Office on 7 March 1978.
Cassette – Side One
001 He moved down to East Preston from London to stay with his uncle and aunt at The Hurdles in Sea Road in 1912. The Cundy family. Their business in Brighton and their country home in East Preston. The house and its beautiful garden.
023 Recollections of the village of East Preston before the First World War. The relative inaccessibility of the village in those days.
055 Some of the important families and important houses in East Preston in those days. Sir Maurice Craig, the heart specialist. The house called Kingmere on the sea front at East Preston.
074 The gradual emergence of East Preston and Angmering as a fashionable centre for the theatre people of the period. The house bought by Jack Hylton on the sea front at Kingston Gorse. The founding of the Ham Manor Golf Club at Angmering in 1937. The Crazy Gang and their devotion to golf. The development of the Willowhayne Estate as an exclusive residential area, and the roles played by Herman Aron, John Orton and Clifford Smith. The Thatches, the house of Sir Alan Gordon-Smith, the racing enthusiast, and ‘Fearless Fox’ his horse that won the Goodwood Cup. The initiative of Hollis in building up the image of the area – his encouragement of well-known playwrights and actors, and his production of Shakespearian plays in East Preston. The founding of the Tennis Club and the invitations to Wimbledon players. The importance of the Golf and Tennis Clubs, and the growth of other social clubs, the Blue Peter and the King of Clubs. The parties held by theatre people in the village. The cricket club. Alan Walker, the East Preston spin bowler, who became chairman of Bass-Charrington and president of Thomas Cook and Sons.
178 The opportunities for young people in East Preston and Angmering in the inter-war years. The work on the farms. Training for the professions. The jobs in the shops in Worthing and Rustington.
195 The development of Rustington by Samuel Wickens and his wife in the inter-war years. Their building of houses and fashionable shops. The reaction of the villagers to the development of their community.
228 The influence of individuals such as Hollis and Wickens in the development of the south coast villages between the wars. Their idealistic attempts to create a ‘South Coast Riviera’.
238 The residence of Stanley Holloway, the famous stage and screen star, at East Preston.
243 Anecdote about Earl St. John, the managing director of Pinewood Studios, who purchased a house on the Willowhayne Estate during the Second World War.
265 The beginnings of his career in journalism. His first inclination to become a journalist, and his first job as an office boy with the Daily Mirror before the First World War.
279 The First World War. His wounding at Ypres on 31 July 1917, and his transportation back to England. His hospitalisation at Brighton and his treatment under Colonel Walter McEwan, a Canadian doctor. His training with the R.A.F. at their Scottish Command in Glasgow. The role of the RAF in the latter part of the War. His memories of celebrating Armistice Day in Glasgow. The outbreak of Spanish Flu in the latter stages of the War, and the improvised cure.
387 His return to work in Fleet Street after the War. His job as gossip writer, and his eventual appointment as theatre and film critic on the Daily Mirror. His first trip to Hollywood and his invitation to the seventh birthday party of Shirley Temple. His impressions of Shirley Temple.
403 The Daily Mirror in the early decades of the century. Its appeal to women readers. Cecil King and his foresight in promoting the film world through the paper. His brief to Mr Whitley to go out and meet the film stars. The boost in circulation that the paper received from its recognition of the public interest in the cinema and film people.
471 The competiveness of the newspaper business in the 1920s and its growing involvement in the reporting of the cinema world.
487 Mr Whitley’s own role as a gossip writer, theatre critic and film critic on the Daily Mirror. The arduous nature of the work, and the necessity of reducing his role to that of film critic.
318 The state of the British film industry in the inter-war period.
531 The problem of dressing the film stars in the days of rationing.
550 The major film companies in Hollywood. The Motion Picture Association of America. The address given to Mr Whitley on his retirement. Being chosen to be presented to Queen Elizabeth.
591 The studio system and the contracts to film stars. The high income earned by the stars and the problem of taxation.
606 The lengthy and arduous nature of the trip to Hollywood in the 1930s.
633 Recollections of meetings with Gregory Peck.
687 End of Side One.
Cassette – Side Two
001 Continuation of the anecdotes about Gregory Peck.
012 Recollections of meetings with Claudia Colbert. The help she gave to Mr Whitley’s career as film critic.
048 The importance of the film critic to the careers of the movie stars. The value of good publicity.
064 The idolatry of the film stars by the public during the inter-war era.
073 Mr Whitley’s impressions of film stars as a whole. Anecdotes about Diana Durbin and Elizabeth Taylor.
098 The role of the cinema during the Second World War.
110 The Rank Organisation. Its favour to those actors who remained in England during the War years.
134 Recollections of David Niven. His great appeal to women.
168 The man with the most prized job in Hollywood – teaching the actresses how to kiss for the screen.
180 The First World War. His own reaction to the news of the outbreak of war in 1914. The sense of adventure it inspired in the young men. The fervent desire to enlist in the Army before the war was over. The general belief that the war would be of short duration.
193 The 11th Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment. The nickname Lowther’s Lambs after their commanding officer, Colonel Claude Lowther of Herstmonceux Castle.
204 Enlisting first with the 5th Battalion of the Seaforth Highlanders in 1914. His commission with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Sussex in 1915. Recruitment to Lowther’s Lambs – including men from Chelsea Football Club. The oblivion of the young men to the horrors that were to confront them during the War.
246 His embarkation for France in 1915. The trek across France to the Western Front. Meeting the full horrors of the War at Boesinghe near Ypres in Belgium.
281 Memories of Christmas 1915. Sharing a dug-out at Ypres with Edmund Blunden, the poet and writer, author of Undertones of War. The fighting at Ypres and on the Somme. The battle of Passchendale on 31 July 1917 and the wound to his hand. The use by the Germans of flying bombs containing contaminated metal, and the need for anti-Tetanus injections for the wounded.
329 The routine of trench-warfare. The shifts of four days in the trenches and four days out. The retention of bureaucracy and form-filling even in the trenches. The after-effects of the long days in the trenches.
353 The spirit of the soldiers in the trenches. The excursions into no-mans land. The barbed wire. Going over the top. The unofficial armistice of Christmas Day 1916.
382 The attitude of the British soldiers towards the Germans. The rivalry between the Prussian and Saxon elements in the German army. The occasional instances of fraternisation.
412 Further recollections of Passchendale. The heavy casualties amongst the soldiers of both sides in the front line.
424 Armistice Day 1918. The myth of the war to end wars. The Royal Sussex Regiment – fighting from Flanders to Archangel. The devastation of Belgium and the sufferings of the Belgians.
460 Some thoughts about the Second World War and about those who dodged service in the two Wars.
508 End of recording.
Autobiographical Notes
It was around 1912 that I first visited ,East Preston, being driven in a car numbered CD10 by my uncle Edgar Candy from Preston Park, Brighton, to his country home, The Hurdles, in Sea Road, East Preston. The attraction of the house was the lovely garden which then extended from Vermont Drive to Manor Road, but all this was changed when the district became known and the developer stepped in.
The man who really put this area on the map was William Hollis, who built a club on a brick field site close to the sea which existed until World War Two. Later he built another club, the Blue Peter, which still exists. He also staged a Shakespeare week in August in which youngsters from the Universities played, including Terence Rattigan, and he staged a Tennis week in which Wimbledon stars such as Ryan Satherthwaite played.
In August 1914 I was on holiday from the Daily Mirror and staying at The Hurdles, until I tried to join the Royal Sussex Regiment, only to be told they were well over strength. So when I returned to London I went to Buckingham Palace Recruiting Office and was enlisted in a sister battalion of the London Scottish, the 5th Seaforth Highlanders, and was posted to Bedford where we trained with the Cameron Gordons and other crack Scottish fighters. After a few months I applied for a commission in the recently formed Lowther’s Lambs, so called because they were organised by Colonel Claude Lowther of Hurstmonceux Castle, who in command of the 11th, 12th, and 13th Batallions of the Royal Sussex Regiment, who fought very well in Flanders and finally in Russia.
I served with the 11th Batallion on the Western Front, and spent the Christmas of 1915 in a dug-out of the Ramparts at Ypres. This I shared with Edmund Blunden, author of Undertones of War, He spent Christmas Day in a dug-out writing poems on any odd bits of paper he could find. I gather he joined the Royal Sussex as soon as he left Christs Hospital, and became Brigade Intelligence of the 11th Batallion even though he told his chief, Brigadier General M. L. Hornby,that he was allergic to Brigadiers. The General was a regular soldier and was not happy with the unofficial Christmas Day armistice of 1916, when firing ceased and a German tenor sang O Star of Eve out in the open, was cheered by our men, who sang Sussex by the Sea in return.
I was acting in this capacity when wounded at 3.54 a.m. on 31 July 1917 just after crossing the yes Canal en route for Passchendale. I still remember those brave Sussex yeoman standing up in the trenches at night watching the minnies (flying bombs) fired by the enemy just across the Canal arrive overhead and wonder where they would burst. When I arrived at the base I was asked which hospital I would like to go to in England. I said Brighton, was inoculated for Tetanus, and woke up in Bristol. I was then told that, owing to the heavy casualties, the hospital staffs were unable to cope with visits. This wound prevented me joining the Royal Flying Corps as a pilot. When I left hospital, I was attached to the Royal Air Force as a Staff Captain to Rear-Admiral Cuthbert Cazley in Glasgow and spent part of Armistice Day, with several air force types, driving a tram in Sauciehall Street. On demobilisation I returned to the Daily Mirror and thanks to Mr Cecil King, under whose leadership the circulation rose from 1,800,000 to 5,000,000 I became the first British journalist to visit Hollywood, and, with my wife, attended Shirley Temple’s seventh birthday party at the Fox Film Studios. Although earning about 1 million pounds a year, and the most popular film star in the world she week pocket money allowed her by her astute parents. On my retirement from the Daily Mirror on 31st July 1957, I was presented by Hollywood with an illuminated address signed by every star of that boom era, including Marilyn Monroe.
East Preston has attracted many London people who have become famous since the village station of Angmering could be reached direct instead of having to change at West Worthing. Stage stars including Jack Hylton, the Crazy Gang, Jack Buchannan, Binnie Hale, Bennie Bales, Managing Director of the Rank Organisation, and Earl St. John, head of Pinewood Studios. Stanley Holloway, now aged 87, lives on the seafront next door to Betty Wickens who with her late husband transformed rural Rustington into a first class shopping centre and residential area. She lives in the house from which Sir Alan Gordon Smith won the Goodwood Cup with Fearless Fox, much to the delight of the local race-goers. A prominent member of the old East Preston Cricket Club was the late Sir Alan Walker, who shortly after his retirement as chairman of Bass-Charrington, the brewers, became head of Thomas Cook, and died in his office at their headquarters four days later. He used to travel to London Bridge with me and Sir Henry Barnard. The Divorce Court Judge.
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Publication Year: 1897
Media type: Other material
This is a companion register to 6/18/1. The asylums used are:
Berry Wood (Duston, Northants)
Camberwell House (Peckham, Surrey)
Fisherton House (Salisbury, Wilts)
Grove Hall (Bow, Middlesex)
Hatton Asylum (Warwickshire)
Haywards Heath (Sussex County Asylum)
Isle of Wight Asylum
Milton Asylum (Portsmouth, Hants)
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A Gentleman of Chichester, Sussex Smugglers (L.12,392)
Alexander, Marc, Haunted Inns (1973) (L.12,301)
Archaeological Institute Report of the Transactions at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, held at Chichester, July 12th-19th, 1853 (Archaeological Institute, 1856) (L.12,302)
Armitage, F. The Masonic Lodges of the World (1912) (L.12,303)
Armstrong, N.F. Sussex Witchcraft (1976) (L.12,305)
Armstrong, J.R. Lowe, John, eds. Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (1973) (L.12,304)
Arun District Council Arun Civic Guide, 1990 (L.12,306)
Arundel Festival Society Arundel Festival (1991) (L.12,307)
Askey, Derek, Sussex Bottle Collectors Guide (L.12,308)
Austen, R.L. Gems and Jewels (1979) (L.12,309)
Austen, R.L. High Adventure: A Navigator At War (1989) (L.12,310)
Axon, W.E.A. Bygone Sussex (1897) (L.12,287)
Ballard, Adolphus, History of Chichester (1898) (L.12,311)
Barrow, Andrew, The Gossip Family Handbook (1983) (L.12,312)
Beckett, Arthur, The Spirit of the Downs (1942) (L.12,313)
Beckett, Arthur, The Wonderful Weald (1924) (L.12,317)
Beckworth, Lady Muriel, When I Remember (1936) (L.12,318)
Bennett, Eric, The Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights of the City of London, 1670-1970 (1970) (L.12,319)
Bevan, Bryan, Charles the Second's French Mistress (1972) (L.12,320)
Bishop, John George The Brighton Chain Pier in Memoriam, Its History from 1823 to 1896 (1987) (L.12,322)
Bishop, John George, A Peep into the Past: Brighton in the Olden Times (1892) (L.12,323)
Black, A and C. Guide to the County of Sussex (1886) (L.12,325)
Blackburn, Henry, Academy Notes 1875-1879 (1875) (L.12,324)
Blackman, R Pagham and Nyetimber in the Early 1900's (L.12,920)
Blakeney, Rita Fishbourne, A Village History (1984) (L.12,840)
Blaker, N.P. Sussex in Bygone Days (1919) (L.12,327)
Blyth, Henry, Smugglers' Village: The Story of Rottingdean
Bogan, Robert, Three Wedding Rings for Mrs. Fitzherbert of Brighton (L.12,329)
Bognor Regis Local, History Society Bognor Regis: A Brief Guide to Places of Interest (1981) (L.12,330)
Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital, Annual Balance Sheet and Statement of Accounts, 1943 and 1944 (L.4148)
Brabant, F.G. Sussex (1900) (L.12,331)
Brent, Colin E. Smuggling Through Sussex (1977) (L.12,333)
Brewer, E.C. The Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1978) (L.12,299)
Brighton Museum Eat Drink and Be Merry (1981) (L.12,334)
Bromley-Martin, A. Around Bosham (L.12,336)
Bromley-Martin, A. Chichester Harbour - Past and Present (1991) (L.12,337)
Brooks, Robin J. Sussex Airfields in the Second World War (1993) (L.12,927)
Brown, Ivor, Word for Word: An Encyclopedia of Beer (1953) (L.12,339)
Buckland, Elfreda, The World of Donald McGill (1984) (L.12,340)
Budd, Mavis, A Prospect of Love (1968) (L.12,341)
Budgen, Rev. Walter, and Godfrey, Walter H. Wilmington Priory and "The Long Man"
Burgess, Pat and Saunders, Andy Battle Over Sussex (1990) (L.12,925)
Burke, John and Burke, John Bernard. Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol III (1849) (L.12,343)
Burke, John, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland (1837) (L.12,300)
Butler, David, J. The Town Plans of Chichester, 1595-1898 (1972) (L.12,344)
Calcutt & Beavis, Thirty-Two Views of Brighton and District (L.12,345)
Carter, Hector, Ed. Guildford Freemen's Books, 1655-1933
Cartland, James, Bygone Bognor (1979) (L.12,347)
Chambers, G.F. Eastbourne Memories of the Victorian Period (1910) (L.12,348)
Chandler, Allen, Chichester Harbour, or Reflections on Mud and Chi. (L.12,349)
Chapman, Brigid, West Sussex Inns (1988) (L.12,350)
Chapman, Brigid, East Sussex Inns (1988) (L.12,351)
Chichester Byways (L.12,352)
Chichester Cathedral Chichester Cathedral Journal, 1968 (L.12,295)
Chichester Cathedral New Windows in Chichester Cathedral (L.4145)
Chichester diary and trade advertisements (1902) (L.12,353)
Chichester High School The Martlet: Magazine of The High School for Boys, Chichester, Vol 6 (April 1954). (L.12,439)
Chichester RDC, Chichester Rural District, Sussex, Official Guide, 12th Edition (L.12,354)
Chichester Observer Chichester Directory 1926-7 (L.12,507)
Child, Kenneth, Some Account of the Child Family, 1550-1861 (1973) (L.12,355)
City of Chichester, Visits of HM Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh, Monday 30th July 1956 (L.12,356)
City of Chichester Celebrations in Chichester: Souvenir Programme, The Festival of Britain, 1951 (L.12,898)
Clark, Paul, The Chichester and Midhurst Railway (1979) (L.12,357)
Coker-Egerton, Rev.J. Sussex Folk and Sussex Ways (1884) (L.12,359)
Cooper, Diana, The Light of Common Day (1959) (L.12,367)
Coles, K. Adlard, Creeks and Harbours of the Solent (1936) (L.12,360)
Cook, W. Victor, The Story of Sussex (L.12,292)
Cooke, Arthur Stanley. Off the Beaten Track in Sussex (L.12,364)
Cooke, Arthur Stanley. Off the Beaten Track in Sussex (1912) (L.12,363)
Cooper, William, Smuggling in Sussex (1966 ed.) (L.12,365)
Cooper, Diana, The Rainbow Comes and Goes (1958) (L.12,366)
Courtenay, Ashley and Nancy, Pick of the Pubs, West Sussex (1982) (L.12,368)
Cunliffe, Barry, The Regni (1970) (L.12,289)
Dally, Richard, The Chichester Guide (1831) (L.12,370)
Deacon, Court Guide and County Blue Book (1894) (L.12,371)
Delderfield, Eric R. British Inn Signs (1965) (L.12,372)
Diocese of Arundel and Brighton, Newsletter (Autumn 1973) (L.12,296)
Down, Alec, Roman Chichester (1988) (L.12,290)
The Downland Post, Vol I, 1924
Druid, The The Post and Paddock (1862) (L.12,374)
Duggan Rees, Josephine Portrait of Slindon (1969) (L.12,375)
Duncan Jones, A.S. The Story of Chichester Cathedral (1933) (L.12,377)
Duncan-Jones, Caroline M. The Anglican Revival in Sussex (L.12,376)
Dunlop, R.O. Painting for Pleasure (1953) (L.12,380)
Dunlop, R.O. Ancient Arundel (1953) (L.12,378)
Dunlop, R.O. Struggling with Paint (1956) (L.12,379)
Egerton, John Coker Sussex Folk and Sussex Ways (1924) (L.12,288)
Eley, Philip Portsmouth Brewers, 1492-1847 (1988) (L.13,167)
Elliott, A.G. A Portrait of Portslade (1978) (L.12,381)
Eustace, D.W. Arundel Borough and Castle (1834) (L.12,383)
Evans, A.A. By Weald and Down (1939) (L.12,385)
Evans, A.A. A Saunterer in Sussex (1935) (L.12,384)
Finn, Timothy, The Watney Book of Pub Games (1966) (L.12,889)
Foster, A. Hawkins, J. Iden, R. (eds). Bognor - The First Resort? A Bicentennial Anthology (L.12,387)
Fothergill, John, Confessions of an Innkeeper (1938) (L.12,388)
Francis, Mervyn, D. The Sussex Bedside Anthology (1950) (L.12,403)
Francis, T. History of Freemasonry in Sussex (1883) (L.12,389)
Friary Meux Pub Guide (L.12,390)
Friary Meux, Booklet for Licensees (L.12,391)
Gardiner, Rena Portrait of Arundel (1979) (L.12,3939)
Gaymers Guides, West Sussex County Guide (1990) (L.12,395)
Gaymers Guides, West Sussex County Guide (1990) (L.12,394)
Genealogical Dept. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, A Genealogical Research Guide for England (1983) (L.12,397)
A Genealogical Research Guide for Ireland (1984, revised edn.) (L.12,396)
General Post Office Portsmouth Area Telephone Directories March 1960, March 1961, November 1958 (L.12,583-L.12,585)
George Gale & Co. Ltd. Pub Guide (L.13,132)
Gilbert, Richard, Everyman's Sussex (1927) (L.12,398)
Gill, P., and McCann, A. Walks Around Historic Chichester (1980) (L.12,399)
Glover, Brian, Brewing For Victory: Brewers, Beer and Pubs in World War II(1995) (L.13,133)
Godfrey, Walter, H. At the Sign of The Bull, Lewes (L.12,591)
Godfrey, Walter H. Lewes Castle (L.12,401)
Godfrey, Walter H. Guide to the Church of St. John the Baptist, Kirdford (1969) (L.12,402)
Golley, John So few: A folio dedicated to all who fought and won the Battle of Britain
Goodman, Pearl, A String of Pearls (1991) (L.12,404)
Gordon, Sir Home, Sussex (1950) (L.12406)
Gourmet Books Ltd. Where Shall we Dine and Stay in Sussex and Kent? (L.12,407)
Graham Frank Famous Smugglers' Inns (1966) (L.12,408; 12,409)
Gray, James, S. Victorian and Edwardian Sussex in Old Photographs (1971) (L.12,410)
Green, Kenneth, Chichester Remembered (1989) (L.12,891)
Green, Kenneth, Chichester in Old Picture Postcards (1992) (L.12,892)
Green, Kenneth, Chichester Past and Present (1986) (L.12,890)
Gregory, A.H. Mid-Sussex Through The Ages (L.12,411)
Groom, Arthur, Old London Coaching Inns (L.12,412)
Hallam, Jack, The Haunted Inns of England (1972) (L.12,415)
Hampshire Gallery Painters' of the New Forest, 1800-1920 (L.12,416)
Hannah, Ian C. The Sussex Coast (1912) (L.12,417)
Harper, George Tangmere: a Village with two stories (1983) (L.12,592)
Harper, C.G. The Old Inns of England, Vol I (1906) (L.12,418)
Vol II (1906) (L.12,419)
Harper, C.G. The Brighton Road (1892) (L.12,420)
Harrap, Ian and Iden, Peter, Peter Iden's Views of Chichester (L.12,454)
Harris, L War Diary: Selsey 1939-1945 (L.12,421)
Harrison, David, Along the South Downs (1958) (L.12,434)
Harting P.C.C. Parish Church of St. Mary and St. Gabriel, Harting: A Brief Guide (1981) (L.12,436)
Hearnshaw, F.J.C. ed. Relics of Old Southampton: Memorial volume of the Loan Exhibition of Local Antiques Held in Hartley University College, September 12th-17th, 1904 (1904) (L.12,437)
Hills, Gordon M. Chichester: The Cathedral and Other Ancient Buildings
Holcombe, P.D. Modern Sea Angling
Holt, T and V. In Search of the Better 'Ole: The Life, The Works and the collectables of Bruce Bairns father (1985) (L.12,441)
Hone, William, Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information (1832) (L.12,294)
Hone, William, The Every-Day Book (1827) (L.12,442)
Hopkins, G.T. and R.T., Literary Originals of Sussex (1936) (L.12,443)
Hopkins, R. Thurston Sheila Kaye-Smith and the Weald County (1925) (L.12,467)
Hopkins, R. Thurston The Lure of Sussex (1931) (L.12,445)
Hopkins, R. Thurston Sussex Pilgrimages (1927) (L.12,444)
Hopkins, R. Thurston Old English Mills And Inns (1927) (L.12,446)
Hopkins, R. Thurston Windmills (L.12,447)
Horsham UDC Horsham Official Guide (L.12,448)
Hove Museum, The Golden Ages of Sussex Cricket (1978) (L.12,593)
Hudson, Derek Potter's Museum: The Taxidermist of Bramber (L.12,427)
Hunt, Dick, Bygones (1948) (L.12,452)
Hunt, David, Goodwood (1975) (L.12,451)
Huntingdon, Eric Wartime in Bognor Regis (or Thereabouts) 1939-45 (L.12,453)
Inn Sign Society At the Sign of ... Newsletter of The Inn Sign Society, nos. 6-24, Winter 1990 - Summer 1995
Jack, Regnum Rhymes in Rambles (1906) (L.12,455)
Jacobs, Michael, and Warner, Malcolm Art in the South-East (1980) (L.12,456)
Janman, C.R., and Mitchell, O. Selsey Bill Bird Report (1979) (L.12,321)
Jefferies, Richard, The Story of My Heart (1908) (L.12,460)
Jefferies, Richard, Field and Hedgerow (1910) (L.12,461)
Jefferies, Richard, The Toilers of the Field (1893) (L.12,462)
Jefferies, Richard, Round About a Great Estate (1891) (L.12,457)
Jefferies, Richard, The Open Air (L.12,463)
Jefferies, Richard, Wild Life in a Southern County (1868) (L.12,459)
Jefferies, Richard, The Gamekeeper at Home (1910) (L.12,458)
Jerrold, Clare, Sussex (L.12,464)
Jordan, Robert Portsmouth in the Glorious Revolution of 1688 (1988) (L.13,168)
Jowitt, R.L.P., Discovering Sussex (1906) (L.12,465)
Keating, Leslie, The Book of Chichester (1979) (L.12,466)
Keir, David, and Morgan, Brian, Golden Mile Stone: 50 Years of the AA (1955) (L.12,467)
Kelly, M.A. The Overtype Steam Road Waggon (1971) (L.12,468)
Kelly's, Directory of Chichester, 1964 (L.12,469)
Kendall, S.C. ed. The Sussex County Book (1938) (L.12,470)
Kerr, Diana Rait Hambledon Cricket and The Bat and Ball Inn (1963, 3rd edition) (L.12,471)
Lake, E. Chichester (L.12,473)
Lancaster, Osbert, Drayneflate Revealed (1951) (L.12,472)
Larwood, Jacob, and Hotten, John C. The History of Signboards (1866) (L.12,291)
Launay, André, The Merrydown Book of Country Wines (1968) (L.12,474)
Leconfield, Lady A Petworth Posie (1918) (L.12,475)
Licensed Victuallers Associations and Societies in the County of Sussex Yearbook and Directory, 1964-1983, 1985-1988, 1991-1992 (L.13,426-13,443)
Licensed Victuallers' Central Protection Society Licensed Victuallers' Official Annuals, 1926, 1928 (L.12,478-9)
Licensed Victualler's Gazette Licensed Victuallers' Year Books, 1915, 1917, 1920 (L.12,476-7, 12,480)
Lower, M.A, The History of Sussex, Vols. I and II (1870) (L.12,482-3)
Lucas, E.V., The Hambledon Men (1907) (L.12,484)
Maas, Jeremy, The Victorian Art World in Photographs (1984) (L.12,485)
Mais, S.P.B. Sussex (L.12,486)
Manchester City Art Gallery, William Blake's "Head of the Poets" (L.12,362)
Manorial Research Ltd Royal Armada: 400 Years (1988) (L.12,487)
Marshall, John, Sussex Cricket (1959) (L.12,489)
Masters, John Neve Amusing Reminiscences of Victorian Times and of Today (1921) (L.12,490)
Mate and Sons, Ltd. Hampshire and Isle of Wight Illustrated (1905) (L.12,491)
Maxse, Lady Petworth in Ancient Times (1972) (L.12,493)
Maxse, Hon. Lady, The Story of Fittleworth (1935) (L.12,492)
Mee, Arthur, The King's England: Sussex (1956) (L.12,295)
Meynell, Esther, Sussex (1947) (L.12,294)
Mitchell, Owen The Birds of Selsey Bill (1991) (L.12,579)
Moffrey, R.W. A Century of Oddfellowship (1910) (L.12,495)
Moncreiffe, Iain, and Pottinger, Don, Blood Royal (1956) (L.12,497)
Moncreiffe, Iain, Royal Highness (1982) (L.12,496)
Montgomery, Alan My Goodness! My Porchester! (1984) (L.12,573)
Montgomery, John, West Sussex (1977) (L.12.499)
Montgomery, Alan, Tom Tom the Farmer's son - a rural genius (1987) (L.12,498)
Morley, Robert, Guide to Midhurst and Neighbourhood (1903) (L.12,500)
Morris, Jeff The Story of the Selsey Lifeboats (L.12,501)
Mortlock, Geoffrey, and Williams, Stephen, The Flowing Bowl (1947) (L.12,503)
Mortlock, John, Visitors Guide and Pictorial Map of Chichester (L.12,893)
Murray, John Handbook to the Cathedrals of England, Part II (1861) (L.12,575)
Murrels, Donovan R. Registration Districts of Sussex in 1836 (1994) (L.12,504)
Musgrave, Clifford Arundel Castle (1974) (L.12,572)
Myerscough-Walker, R Innscape Sussex (1967) (L.12,577)
Myerscough-Walker, R. Innscape: A Graded Guide to Hotels, Inns, Restaurants, Clubs in or near West Sussex (1968) (L.12,574)
National Geographic Society National Geographic, August 1966 (L.12,413)
National Trust Batemans' Park Mill (L.12,578)
National Trust Batemans' Sussex (L.12,576)
National Trust Uppark (1979) (L.12,505)
Oakley, Russell, The Smugglers of Chistchurch, Bournheath and the New Forest (1945) (L.12,506)
Olby, A., and Son Ltd. Olbys of Bognor Regis 1878-1978 (1978) (L.12,841)
Osborne, Derek Nine Days Wonder: A Mullett's Notebook (1981) (L.12,508, 12,509)
Oswald Arthur Firle Place, Sussex (1972) (L.12,510)
Pagden, Florence History of Alfriston (1895) (L.12,511)
Pailthorpe, Richard and Holt, Janet Why Did They Call me Archibald? (1993) (L.13,169)
Pallant House Gallery, Heroes of the Turf (L.12,358)
Pallant House Hercules Brabazon Brabazon (1871-1906), John Buxton Knight (1842-1902) (1988) (L.12,332)
Parry, Ann The Carylls of Harting: A Study of Loyalty (1976) (L.12,921)
Parry, David English Horse Drawn Vehicles (1979) (L.12,512)
Parry, J.D Parry's The Coast of Sussex (1970) (L.12,513)
Payne, H.A. Past and Present, The Magazine of the Brighton Grammar School, E.J. Marshall Memorial Number. (Dec. 1900) (L.12,488)
The Peacehaven Post, Vols II-III, 1922-1923
Porter, E.G. Sussex River Authority Guide to Use of Boats on Sussex Rivers
Portsmouth City Museums, Paintings Drawings and Sculpture (1981) (L.12,582)
Potter's Museum Guide Book and History of Potter's Museum (6th edition) (L.12,581)
Potters Museum Potter's Museum of Curiosity (1977) (L.12,426)
Price, Alfred, Battle of Britain: The Hardest Day (1979) (L.12,515)
Price, Bernard, Explore Chichester (L.12,405)
Price, Bernard, Chichester - The Historic City and Countryside (1975) (L.12,894)
Price, Bernard, Changing Chichester (1982) (L.12,897)
Price, Bernard, Bygone Chichester (1975) (L.12,895)
Price, Bernard, Chichester: The Valiant Years (1978) (L.12,896)
R. Harris, ed. Weald and Downland Open Air Museum Guidebook (1982) (L.12,422)
Rankin, Stanley, J The Centenary of Chichester Bowling Club 1881-1981 (1980) (L.12,516)
Ratcliffe, Richard A History of Apuldram (1986) (L.12,839)
Ratcliffe, Richard The Story of Boxgrove Priory (L.12,517)
Richards, John Stagecoach (1976) (L.12,582)
Richardson, A.E. and Eberlein, H.D. The English Inn Past and Present (L.12,519)
Rigold, S.E. Bayham Abbey (1974) (L.12,373)
Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 1992 (L.12,414)
Royal Pavilion Art Gallery and Museums Paintings and Drawings Concise Catalogue (1982) (L.12,520)
Saunders, Andy R.A.F. Tangmere in Old Photographs (1992) (L.12,926)
Sharpe, John, Genealogical Peerage of The British Empire, vols I and II (L.12,298)
Shaw, Michael, Twice Vertical (1971) (L.12,924)
Sherriff, R.C. The Fortnight in September (1931) (L.12,521)
Siebert, W.F. Antique Furniture (1950) (L.12,522)
Smail, Henfrey, Worthing Pageant: Coaching Times and After (1948) (L.12,523)
Smith, Keith and Janet Witterings Then and Now: East Wittering, Bracklesham, Earnley (1985) (L.12,526)
Smith, Keith and Janet Witterings Then and Now: West Wittering (1985) (L.12,524)
Smith, R.M., ed. Alka-Seltzer Guide to the Pubs of Sussex (1974) (L.12,580)
Society of Sussex Downsmen 64th Annual Report and Balance Sheet (1987) (L.12,528)
South Easton Magazines, Sussex Yesterdays, nos. 1-3
Southampton Art, Gallery Landscapes: an Anthology from Southampton Art Gallery (1979) (L.12,529)
Southern Publishing Illustrated Guide to West Sussex (1953) (L.12,842)
The Sportsman, June and December 1838, 1856 (L.12,518)
The Sporting Magazine, May 1863, April 1862
St. Clair, J. Old Chichester Lodges (1927) (L.12,533)
St. James Church Guide, St. James Church, Piccadilly (L.12,423)
Staines, Rev. E. Noel Dear Amberley (L.12,425)
Star Publishing Inns and Innkeepers (L.12,437)
Stawell, R. Motoring in Sussex & Kent (1930) (L.12,532)
Stawell, R. Motoring in Sussex & Kent (1930) (L.12,531)
Stevens, Rev. W.R.W, Memorials of the South Saxon See and Cathedral Church of Chichester (1876) (L.12,534)
Stewart, Brian, and Cutten M.J. The Shayer Family (1981) (L.12,369)
The Strad, Vol XLIII, no. 511 (Nov. 1932)
Sussex Archaeological Society Sussex Archaeological Collections, Vol 90 (1952) (Lib. 12,539)
Sussex Archaeological Society Sussex Churches: The Sharpe Collection of watercolours and drawings 1797-1809 mainly by Henry Petrie F.S.A. (1797) (Lib. 12,540)
Sussex Archaeological Society, Sussex Notes and Queries, Vol VI, nos. 1,3 and 5 (1936) (L.12,536
Sussex County Magazine, Vol 10, nos. 9-10, Vol 13 no.6 (1936, 1939) (L.12,314-12,316)
Sussex County Magazine, Vols 1-21
Sussex Life, March 1988 (Lib. 12,326; 12,327)
Sussex Prisoners Aid Society Reports, year ending December 31st 1941 and 1944 (L.4146; 4147)
Sussex Society of Licensed Victuallers and Friendly Association Handbook and Pub Guide 1993/4 (L.13,134)
Tangmere Museum Tangmere Military Aviation Museum (L.12,923)
The Morris Ring The Morris Tradition (1985) (L.12,502)
Thompson, H.J.F. The Littlehampton Story, No. 3. The Picturemakers (1981) (L.12,542)
Timbs, John, Clubs and Club Life in London (1872) (L.12,543)
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Tomlin, G.A., Pubs: a collection of Hotel, Inn and Tavern signs in Great Britain and Ireland (1922) (L.12,544)
Toynbees Nurseries General Nursery Catalogue, 1968-9 (L.12,545)
Tramp, The The South Downs (L.12,546)
Tristram, W. Outram, Coaching Days and Coaching Ways (1931) (L.12,547)
Trotter, Torrens, Cowdray: its early History (1922) (L.12,548)
Tungate, Mike The Sussex Brewery (L.13,135)
Vine, P.A.L, West Sussex Waterways (1985) (L.12,550)
Walbrook H.M. A Hundred Years of the Royal York, Brighton (1919) (L.12,551)
Wales, Tony, A Sussex Garland (1979) (L.12,552)
Walkerley, Rodney, C. Sussex Pubs (1966) (L.12,555)
Ward, Lock & Co. Littlehampton Pictorial and Descriptive Guide (L.12,555)
Ward, Lock & Co. Chichester - Pictorial and Descriptive Guide (L.12,554)
Ward, Lock & Co. Bognor - Pictorial and Descriptive Guide (L.12,555)
Ward, Lock & Co. Chichester - Pictorial and Descriptive Guide (L.12,556)
Waylen, James, The House of Cromwell (1897) (L.12,557)
Wells, H.G. Experiment in Autobiography (1934) (L.12,559)
Wells, Richard Goodwood (1931) (L.12,560)
West Sussex Gazette Sussex County Handbook (1913) (L.12,561)
Whitechurch, Victor L. Downland Echoes (1926) (L.12,562)
Widdows, Robert, Then Came Pictures (1973) (L.12,400)
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Winbolt, S.E. With a spade on Stane Street (1936) (L.12,565)
Wolters, Neb Bungalow Town Theatre and Film Colony (1985) (L.12,922)
Woodford, Cecile, Portrait of Sussex (1972) (L.12,566)
Wright, Geoffrey, C. Discovering Epitaphs (1972) (L.12,567)
WSCC Chichester: City Centre Proposals (1965) (L.12,424)
WSCC Chichester Pedestrian Precinct (L.12,899)
Wurtele, Fred C. The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Quebec (1891) (L.12,568)
Wymer, Norman, Companion into Sussex (1950) (L.12,569)
Yapton Church Yapton and its Church (1964) (L.12,589)
Young, Derek Gerard Young (Lecture to Bognor Regis History Society 1982), (L.12,570)
Young, Gerard, A Cottage in the Fields (L.12,590)
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Young, Gerard, Come into the Country (1943) (L.12,586)
Young, Gerard, Down Hoe Lane (1950) (L.12,571)
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The Company of Proprietors of the Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation was incorporated by the Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation Act, 1817 (57 George III, c. lxiii), [An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from the River Arun to Chichester Harbour, and from thence to Langstone and Portsmouth Harbours, with a Cut or Branch from Hunston Common, to or near the City of Chichester; and for improving the Navigation of the Harbour of Langstone, and Channels of Langstone and Thorney. 7 July 1817] with an authorised capital of £126,000 in £50 shares, [The Company had power to raise a further £40,000 by mortgage] to make `a Canal from the River Arun at or near to a certain Public House called The Ship and Anchor, in the Parish of Ford ... to the Harbour of Chichester, at or near to a certain Place called The Salterns, in the Parishes of Birdham and Itchenor ... in, to, or through the several Parishes of Ford, Yapton, Barnham, Aldingbourne, Birsted, Oving, Merston, North Mundham, Hunston, Donnington, Appledram, Birdham, and Itchenor ... and also to make ... another or Branch Canal from and out of the Main Line of the said Canal, at or near to a certain Place called Hunston Common, in the said Parish of Hunston, to a certain Place near to Southgate, in the Parish of Saint Bartholomew, at or near the City of Chichester ... in, to, or through the several Parishes of Hunston, Donnington, Rumboldswhyke, Saint Pancras, Saint Peter the Great or The Subdeanry, and Saint Bartholomew... and also to make, deepen, and keep navigable and passable for Boats, Barges, and other Vessels, the Channels of Thorney and Hayling and the Harbour of Langstone, in, through, or near the several other Parishes of West Thorney and Westbourne ... and also in, through, or near the several other Parishes of North Hayling, Warblington, Havant, Bedhampton, and Portsea ... in the County of Southampton; and also to make ... another Canal from the said Harbour of Langstone, at or near to a certain Marsh belonging to James Knight, in the Parish of Wymering to the Harbour of Portsmouth, at or near to a certain Meadow belonging to Richard Pittis, in the Parish of Wymering ... in, to, or through the several Parishes of Farlington, Wymering, and Widley ... and also to make ... another Canal from the said Harbour of Langstone, at or near to certain Lands lately inclosed and heretofore called Milton Common, in the Parish of Portsea, to, at, or near a certain Place called The Halfway Houses in the said Parish of Portsea, in, to, or through the said Parish of Portsea'
In 1819, in conjunction with the Wey and Arun Junction Canal Company, the company sought further powers which were granted by the Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation and Wey and Arun Junction Canal Act, 1819 (59 George III, c.civ) [An Act for giving further powers to the Company of Proprietors of the Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation, and to the Company of Proprietors of the Wey and Arun Junction Canal, and to confirm an Agreement entered entered into between the said Companies. 21 June 1819]. By this Act the company was empowered to make those parts of the canal between Chichester Harbour and Chichester, and Langstone Harbour and Portsea, with depths sufficient to take ships of 100 tons and 150 tons respectively; the section of the 1817 Act authorising the construction of a canal north of Ports Creek in Wymering, co.Hants., was repealed and the company was empowered to make Ports Creek itself navigation and the company was also permitted to construct a road (now known as Basin Road) from the canal basin to Chichester. In 1821 agreements between the company and the River Arun Navigation Company were confirmed by the River Arun Navigation and Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation Act, 1821 (1 and 2 George IV, c. lxii), [An Act for giving further powers to the Company of Proprietors of the River Arun Navigation, and for confirming certain Agreements entered into between the said Company, and the Company of Proprietors of the Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation. 28 May 1821] Further powers were granted to the company in 1828 by the Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation Act, 1828 (9 George IV, c. lvii), [An Act for granting further Powers to the Company of Proprietors of the Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation. 23 May 1828] as a result of which the Company was empowered to raise a further £50,000 in £25 shares or by mortgage
The Sussex section which was opened throughout on 26 May 1823 (the Bircham to Chichester section had been opened on 9 April 1822 as the Portsea Island section on 19 September 1822), was 11 miles in length, the Chichester branch being 1.3 miles long, with four locks, two locks at Ford with a total rise of 12 feet to the summit level, and two locks at Birdham - Salterns Lock and Manhood End Lock - with a total rise of 12 feet to the summit level. A further 13 miles of dredged channels through Chichester and Langstone Harbours led to the Portsea Island section of the navigation, 22 miles in length with two locks at Milton giving a total rise of 12 feet
By 1892 the only part of the canal which remained navigable was the section between Chichester and Chichester Harbour and this section was vested in the Chichester Corporation by the Chichester Canal Transfer Act, 1892 (55 and 56 Victoria, c.cxxxviii), [An Act to provide for the transfer of the Chichester portion of the Portsmouth and Arundel Navigation to the Corporation of the City of Chichester and for other purposes. 27 June 1892] An order to wind-up the Company was made on 4 August 1888 in the Chancery Division of the High Court under the provisions of the Companies Acts, 1862 and 1867 (25 and 26 Victoria, c. 89, and 30 and 31 Victoria, c. 131), and the Company was finally dissolved in 1896. The Chichester Corporation resolved to close and abandon their canal undertaking on 6 June 1928. [Chichester City Archives C/28, p.95]
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Joseph Priestley, Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, of Great Britain, pp. 527-531
Henry de Salis, Bradshaw's Canals and Navigable Rivers of England and Wales, pp. 92-93
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[Anon.], `Note: Iron Canal Bridge [Stewart Bridge at Barnham]', S.N.Q., Vol 16, p. 134
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Publication Year: 1913
Media type: Other material
Includes: (i) 1881-1892. Royal Naval Artillery Volunteers, 7th (Hastings) Battery. Cuttings mainly re small arms competitions and annual training cruises; (ii) 1884-1913. County of Sussex Rifle Association. Cuttings mainly re annual prize meetings; and (iii) 1892-1913. 1st Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteer Corps. Cuttings mainly re annual prize meetings and shooting matches of `A' and `F' Companies, 1st Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteer Corps (Hastings Corps), and, from 1908, `A' Company, 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment (Hastings Corps)
At back: (a) Colour illustrations of medals and ribbons of the British Army, 1800-1901; (b) Colour illustrations of official regimental crests of the British Army; and (c) Photographs of training camps of the 1st Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteer Corps, c. 1900-1907
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