New Red Lion Pub from Jill Rolfe and the first of an important new series from Clive Poole on changes to the parish birdlife
Next indoor meeting June 28 The Saxons, Mak Norman. Mak is an experienced and entertaining public speaker and this evening he will be talking about the Anglo-Saxons: Poetry, Riddles and Runes and Spiritual Beliefs.
Danehill Burial Ground Project. Results from the project now uploaded. Detailed information on 31 local families researched and presented mainly by Mat Weller and Elizabeth Broadbridge. All is revealed by a click here
Danehill Stores: The May meeting was truly local with a trip back to 1970's Danehill. Goo Coomber told us about her parents who ran the shop at the time, when it seemed to sell a remarkable range of goods including clothing, shoes, DIY materials along with food and post office services. A memorable meeting and Goo also donated her speaker's fee to the Parkinson Society. Next Meeting: Natural History outdoor meeting at the churchyard
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