Tuesday 29 January at 8:00 pm Neanderthals in the Weald – Dr Matt Pope will be our first guest speaker in 2019. Matt is Principle Research Associate at University College, London. Among many other posts he is also a council member of the Sussex Archaeological Society.
Springfield Cottage, London Road, previously called Botches (a 100 acre farm) was a medieval Hall House (c 1450). The masssive chimney was added later.
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