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As I am now, so you must be By Seaford Monumental Inscriptions Group
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A complete collection of the memorial inscriptions at St Peter's, East Blatchington (Seaford, Sussex), both in the churchyard and inside the church. Fully indexed, with plans to show locations of... More > monuments, this is an invaluable aid to local historians and family historians. It constitutes the first part of a town-wide project by the Seaford Monumental Inscriptions Group.< Less
Testimony of Regard By Seaford Monumental Inscriptions Group
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A complete collection of the memorial inscriptions at St Leonard's, Seaford (Sussex), both in the churchyard and inside the church. Fully indexed, with plans and footnotes from the parish register,... More > this is an indispensable aid to anyone interested in local and family history. It is the second part of a town-wide project by the Seaford Monumental Inscriptions Group - the companion volume to 'As I am now, so you must be', which covers the inscriptions at St Peter's, East Blatchington. 232 pages.< Less
The Further Ramblings of an Amateur Genealogist By Sarah Ashley
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This second book of my research blog concentrates on the Green family, specifically when they were in Seaford. It also corrects and sometimes finalises the storys of such people as Cecila Evans,... More > Alexander Paterson and Harriet Bidlake to name but a few. Pedigrees are improved with some lines going back to the 16th and 17th centuries. More distant cousins mean more interesting characters, the best of which was Dougie Coy Byng, the first cabaret artist to have his name in neon lights at the West End. Another distant cousin played cricket against W.G.Grace. Finally, it starts to demonstrate how inter married a small community like Seaford can get and how really, everyone is connected. Six degrees of separation and all that.< Less
On Blatchington Hill By Rodney Castleden
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The story of a small Sussex Downland village is told for the first time. Using a wide range of sources, including historic maps, house histories, old letters and personal reminiscences, the complex... More > history of East Blatchington emerges, with unexpected results. The book reveals how close the village came to extinction in the Black Death, and how the ambition of the last squire led to many of the village's present-day problems. And some extraordinary personalities reappear from the past. What emerges is an unexpectedly rich and colourful picture of an English village that has come close to being forgotten. 309pp, over 90 black and white illustrations.< Less
On Blatchington Beach By Rodney Castleden
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The biography of part of the Sussex coast is told for the first time: the central stretch of Seaford Bay. The coastline of East Blatchington parish is less than a thousand yards long, but it has had... More > a surprisingly rich and dramatic history. In 1545 it was the focus of a startling attack by a huge French fleet. In 1809 it was at the centre of the Seven Ships disaster. Exploring the history of Blatchington beach uncovers the stories of many different people: fishermen, smugglers, wreckers, coastguards, soldiers and sailors, drunkards and heroes, murderers and their victims. The biographies of several little-known figures are revealed, some of whom performed remarkable acts of bravery, saving the lives of strangers in the sea.< Less
The Bird Man of Blatchington By Rodney Castleden
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The Diaries of a Victorian bird-watcher show village life in mid-nineteenth century Sussex in intimate detail. Robert Dennis, the Rector of East Blatchington, was fascinated by birds, and he... More > describes landscapes that were still half-wild - and teeming with birds.< Less
Seascapes in Sussex By Susan Hill
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Beautiful photographs in and around Sussex England. Many are based at either Eastbourne or Seaford in Sussex England. Beautiful boats,waves and seashores. Original photographs.NOTE if you want... More > different country, start dates, or family reminders on calendar feel free to contact the publisher.< Less
Seascapes of Sussex By Susan Hill
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Beautiful photographs in and around Sussex England. Many are based at either Eastbourne or Seaford in Sussex England. Beautiful boats,waves and seashores. Original photographs.NOTE if you want... More > different country, start dates, or family reminders on calendar feel free to contact the publisher.< Less
The Life & Times of Ron Barrett By Ron Barrett
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Ron Barrett lives,now, in Seaford, East Sussex (UK) but was born and brought up in South London before World War II. He records his experiences from childhood through to the near present, relating... More > anecdotes that any of his generation will appreciate and remember - but also providing a resource for those younger who wish to see life in the 30s, 40s, 50s and later through the eyes of someone who was there!< Less
The Life & Times of Ron Barrett By Ron Barrett
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Ron Barrett lives,now, in Seaford, East Sussex (UK) but was born and brought up in South London before World War II. He records his experiences from childhood through to the near present, relating... More > anecdotes that any of his generation will appreciate and remember - but also providing a resource for those younger who wish to see life in the 30s, 40s, 50s and later through the eyes of someone who was there!< Less