Coming Soon, Events for your Diary!! Tuesday 27th Nov at 8:00pm. Members free, visitors £4 The James Rawlings Memorial Lecture This will continue the Ancient Tracks of Danehill Parish theme of 2017. We shall be looking at the long history of the London-Lewes road (A275) through the parish, which besides being an ancient track, was the first stage coach route from London to Brighton and a turnpike road. We will also enjoy mulled wine and mince pies at half-time! Sue Ray will also introduce the new Society research project
Added in the last month: 20Nov, Jill Rolfe's Oral History, a WW1 story; 16 Nov, short article on the stagecoach route from London and pix of Sheffield Arms coaching inn; 8Nov, Part Three of Village Trackways; 28 Oct, four photos of houses in the south of the parish; 23 Oct, info on the Red Lion and Sun House here; postcard of the Red Lion here, Allins Farm drawing 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