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This postcard was produced for Walter Bros of Worthing

The old cottage that stood at the Goring crossroads

During the so-called “golden age” of postcards – between 1901 and the end of the Great War – there were two cottages in rural locations near Worthing that repeatedly attracted the attention of postcard photographers.

Sompting Post Office, 1910

Delve into ‘Sompting Old’ with new exhibition

The Lancing and Sompting area has a rich and varied past: a Saxon church, a Roman temple, and a house lived in by the author of a popular children’s novel are just some of the historic gems the area contains.

VE Day party in 1945, in Falkland Avenue, Littlehampton

Can you spot any familiar faces at this Littlehampton VE Day party?

This photo was sent in by Maureen Holden and shows a VE Day party in Littlehampton in 1945.

Walter Frederick Elms is seated second from right. His first son, Frederick, is stood on the far right of the back row, and his other son, Ted, is seated on the left, holding a little dog

First World War service of Upper Beeding builder

Walter Frederick Elms, the son of Frederick and Keturah Elms, was born in 1884 and baptised on March 2 at Upper Beeding church.

This engraving of Heene Terrace is dated January 1, 1870

The changing face of Worthing’s Heene Parade

In the early 1860s a “new town” was proposed at West Worthing. It was intended to be a separate resort, with its own pier, but it never really flourished.

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