Past DPHS Magazines
People at Work and Leisure
Ashdown Forest War
Houses in Chelwood Gate
House Photos Danehill
Photographs Public Buildings
Oral History Archive
Burial Ground Project
Photograph Archive of Public Buildings
provides links to articles, some from past issues of the DPHS magazine and others adapted from talks given to the society. The society has published more than 450 articles in magazines of which only a few have been uploaded. The index to articles can be
. Copies of articles are available from the Archivist, email@example.com. Brown text indicates a live link to a resource.
Chelwood Gate Church
by Hylda Rawlings
Freshfield Lane Brickworks
, based on a talk to the Society, Oct 2022, with information from Jill Rolfe.
(large file 18Mb may be slow to download)
Fletching Bodiam Connection
, Geraldine Crawshaw
DPHS visit to All Saints Danehill Church lead by Jennie Marten
Wartime Propaganda Effort on Ashdown Forest
A Windmill in Danehill?
Isle Of Thorns Holiday Camp
Margaret Holt an Unusual ex-President of DPHS
The Suffragist Movement in the Danehill Area,
World War Two
Focus on Sheffield Mill
Alberta Jame's Memories of the White House c 1930
The White House,
formerly the Red Lion Danehill,
late Phil Lucas
Large Booklet On Woodgate
including great detail on the Corbett family, who were a politically active family. A very good read.
, John Older. Based on a talk to the society, Sept 2019.
Large File that will take a few moments to download
Danehill Centre Map with House Details
Colin Godmans Farmhouse;
The Railway at Sheffield Park (now the Bluebell Line)
transported through this surprisingly busy station
Overview of the History of Danehill Vill
The Tanning Industry in Sussex
, Margaret Holt. Article describes the tanning process, which took more than a year and the wealth that tanners w ere able to accrue.
(based on presentations so large files that will take a little while to download)
Ancient Tracks of Danehill Parish, Part one
Identifying old tracks and the results of the survey of Danehill tracks.
Ancient Tracks of Danehill, Part Two
. How were the tracks of Danehill used? Where did people need to go?
Ancient Tracks Of Danehill, Part Three
Evidence from maps including evolution of the road system as enclosure changed the village landscape.
Ancient Tracks Part Four
, Wych Cross to Lewes Road. Geology, and History of this ancient trackway including the turnpike era.
, Wych Cross to Lewes Road; the coaching era.
A selection of articles, mainly on the architecture and history of All Saints Danehill.
2. A detailed booklet by Derek Rawlings about all the churches and chapels of the parish.
Newspaper articles from 1888 to 1892
telling of the early death of Herbert Hardy in an accident, and the building and consecration of All Saints Church. They paint an interesting picture of the times.
The Village Centre Magazine
, A compilation by Phil Lucas with article by Derek Rawlings (Large file may take a while to download)
, compilation by Derek Rawlings
Isle of Thorns
Stagecoach to Brighton, Sheffield Arms Coaching Inn
Lord Sheffield's Model Farm
Society Report on Tanyard Lane which includes details of the leather industry
Series of articles on Fletching Village
Series of articles on the village
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