DPHS kicks off on March 26th with a top notch speaker, Imogen Corrigan, The Power Behind the Throne. Exploring the reality of Anglo-Saxon women and power. Make sure you get the date in your diary. Click heredetails and for other 2024 events Burial Ground The Standing family has just been updated following the receipt of new information. Click here 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 March article concerns Remembrance at Ypres; not local history, but a good read. Click here.
Pink Ballerina spied in the churchyard This very rare waxcap has appeared in the churchyard (Oct 30th) More here
More than 130 families,from Lords and Ladies to farm labourers, have now been researched, many in enormous detail, by by Mat Weller and Elizabeth Broadbridge. The reports paint a fascinating picture.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