Next Event September 26th, 19:15, Danehill Memorial Hall. Professor Short. Turbulent Foresters. Again a local focus from an eminent local speaker. Professor Short has recently published a new book called Turbulent Foresters. Tea, coffee and biscuits to help concentration. Members free, visitors £4
Latest Nick Turner. Nick has published articles in the Horsted Keynes Parish Magazine. He has kindly allowed us to use these fascinating reminiscences about post war rural life on our site. The third of these, on the trials for a local policeman, can be found here, a MUST read.
More than 130 families,from Lords and Ladies to farm labourers, have now been researched by by Mat Weller and Elizabeth Broadbridge. The reports paint a fascinating picture.Click here.
VE Day. From the Archive a Few Photographs of VE Day Celebrations and an audio reminiscence by Hylda Rawlings, 102 years. Click here.
Danehill Parish Historical Society was founded in 1972 with our first president being Dame Margery Corbett Ashby DBE (pictured in 1923).
The objectives of the society are to promote interest in, and the study of local history in particular, or any other historical matter of interest, bringing together local residents or other people to share and enjoy a range of social and informal activities.
The Society is a member of:-
British Association for Local History
Friends of The East Sussex Record Office
The Sussex Archaeological Society
Danehill Recruits who joined the Royal Sussex Regiment, 1914