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General Photographic Collection

A selection from the collection which comprises over 20,000 photographs taken over the last 150 years

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Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Nutley: the Mill, 1908

Nutley: the Mill, 1908
One of the few remaining " pin" windmills in Sussex. (Sussex Mills Group: " Standing in a beautiful setting overlooking Ashdown Forest)

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: The old forge in Steyning, 27 July 1889

The old forge in Steyning, 27 July 1889
The blacksmith is standing in the doorway, wearing a large leather apron General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH 26113/116

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: The Pier, Worthing, 1920s

The Pier, Worthing, 1920s
Looking southwards towards pier head Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: PH 1184

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Burwash street view, 1907

Burwash street view, 1907
Street view in the village. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex". Photographic Collection, West Sussex Record Office, Ref. PH 26115/164

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: East Grinstead: High Street, 1906

East Grinstead: High Street, 1906
The High Street at East Grinstead with steps going up to some shops. Photographer: John HB Fletcher. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex"

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Wiggonholt cum Greatham Church, Wiggonholt

Wiggonholt cum Greatham Church, Wiggonholt
Sepia print of picturesque village church c1892. Lady standing at lych gate. Church has covered porch with opensides and lower stone wall and square tower

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Old Chain Pier Brighton

Old Chain Pier Brighton
Postcard showing the pier early 20th century Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No:PH 22406

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Village Street, Yapton, West Sussex

Village Street, Yapton, West Sussex
View of the village street with 3 people and the church visible in the distance Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: PH 1194

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Old Time Cottage, Wiston. date unknown

Old Time Cottage, Wiston. date unknown
Old Time Cottage at Wiston, nr Steyning Photographer: Drewett, W. J. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: PH 1163

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: A view of Bosham Harbour and its buildings, 18 May 1891

A view of Bosham Harbour and its buildings, 18 May 1891
Shows Holy Trinity Church in the background and people around the stone bridge. Boats drawn up on the shore (low tide). People on shore and fishing nets have been hung out to dry

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Mary the Virgin, Willingdon

St Mary the Virgin, Willingdon
Coloured post card of church, bell tower and churchyard. Square tower with clock and small spire. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH6130

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Dallington: windmill, 1908

Dallington: windmill, 1908
View of windmill, with sails in front. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex". Photographic Collection, West Sussex Record Office, Ref. PH 26115/149

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Hardham Priory

Hardham Priory
Priory of St Cross an Augustinian monastery. A sepia picture of the ruins of the priory c1892. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5500

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Marys Church, Sidlesham

St Marys Church, Sidlesham
Post card with bordered print, matt finish. Picturesque scene with church in the background. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No Ph5944

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Low tide at Bosham Harbour, 18 May 1891

Low tide at Bosham Harbour, 18 May 1891
Children standing by two boats on the beach at low tide. Bosham visible in background. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH/26113/83

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Mary Magdelene, Lyminster

St Mary Magdelene, Lyminster
Full exterior view of Lyminster church from the north including church yard. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5665

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Mary Magdelene, Lyminster

St Mary Magdelene, Lyminster
Black and white postcard print. Interior view of church with festive decoration. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5661

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Robertsbridge: Northbridge, 1908

Robertsbridge: Northbridge, 1908
Street view of Northbridge (now known as Northbridge Street) near Robertsbridge. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex"

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Miniature Railway, Bognor, 1909

Miniature Railway, Bognor, 1909
This railway of 10.25in gauge ran for one summer season. The builders of the Locomotive named " Winnie" were Robert Alexander Briggs and his son (seen driving) Robert Westrope Briggs

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Sussex Bridge, Lindfield, 30 May 1891

Sussex Bridge, Lindfield, 30 May 1891
General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH 26113/31

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: A cottage at Bolney, 1908

A cottage at Bolney, 1908
A timber framed cottage with ivy climbing the outside. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex". Photographic Collection, West Sussex Record Office, Ref. PH 26115/51

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Peter ad Vincula Church, Wisborough Green

St Peter ad Vincula Church, Wisborough Green
Post Card print of exterior of church and churchyard. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH6147

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Crowborough Warren: mill, 1906

Crowborough Warren: mill, 1906
View of the old mill. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex". Photographic Collection, West Sussex Record Office, Ref. PH 26115/179

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: The Windmill at Rodmell, 1908

The Windmill at Rodmell, 1908
Front view of the windmill, looking over the countryside. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex". Photographic Collection, West Sussex Record Office, Ref

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: The Priests House in West Hoathly, 1907

The Priests House in West Hoathly, 1907
View of the Priests House made with a timber frame and front garden, with two gardeners working. The house looking a little worn

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: A street in Steyning, 27 July 1889

A street in Steyning, 27 July 1889
This photograph shows a clock tower and several shop fronts, including a cobblers General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH 26113/115

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Canal at Chichester. date unknown

Canal at Chichester. date unknown
Canal south of Chichester, just below Basin. Looking north, cathedral spire in distance. People fishing on bank. 6.4 x 8.5" Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: PH 131

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Bosham: Boats and Shore, 6 June 1892

Bosham: Boats and Shore, 6 June 1892
Boats docked in the harbour at low tide, by the wooden boat house. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH/26113/63

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: The mill and waterwheel in Bosham, 18 May 1891

The mill and waterwheel in Bosham, 18 May 1891
Rear view of the mill and stream. Fishing nets are hung out to dry on a stone wall. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH 26113/70

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Jubilee Arch, East Gate, Chichester, 1897

Jubilee Arch, East Gate, Chichester, 1897
View looking east. Part of Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: PH 4834

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Peters Church, Southease

St Peters Church, Southease
Picturesque view of church surrounded by farm and fields. Sheep in the foreground. Church has round tower and small churchyard

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Marys Church, Salehurst

St Marys Church, Salehurst
Colour-tinted post card of church showing square tower with crenellations and church clock. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5869

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Denys Church, Rotherfield

St Denys Church, Rotherfield
Black and white photograph taken from surrounding land. Much of the church is hidden behind mature trees. Square tower with castellations and tall spire

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Holy Trinity Church, Plaistow

Holy Trinity Church, Plaistow
Black and white print of exterior of church from the road taken August 1943. Small belfrey with ornamental clock. View includes car and telephone box

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Andrews Church, Oving

St Andrews Church, Oving
Black and white post card. Full view of church and churchyard. Square tower with porch and spire. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5740

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Littlehampton Secular, Station

Littlehampton Secular, Station
View of Littlehampton Station 1899. Horse drawn coach and carriages on the forecourt. Station has since been rebuilt. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Littlehampton Secular, Pier

Littlehampton Secular, Pier
View of Littlehampton Pier 1899, windmill in background. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5652/2

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Main Street at Rotherfield, 1907

Main Street at Rotherfield, 1907
General view of the main street. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex". Photographic Collection, West Sussex Record Office, Ref. PH 26115/176

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Wadhurst village street, 1907

Wadhurst village street, 1907
General view of the village street. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex". Photographic Collection, West Sussex Record Office, Ref. PH 26115/167

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Robertsbridge: Main Street, 1908

Robertsbridge: Main Street, 1908
View of Main Street with buildings on both sides curving away to left. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex"

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Georges Church, West Grinstead

St Georges Church, West Grinstead
Sepia print of church and churchyard c.1894. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5468

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Thomas a Becket, Framfield

St Thomas a Becket, Framfield
Exterior view of church taken from NNE. Including churchyard and war memorial. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5447

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Southease village, 1908

Southease village, 1908
The corner of Southease village looking over to a church and house. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex"

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: A farmhouse at Bolney, 1908

A farmhouse at Bolney, 1908
A farmhouse near Bolney with vegetable patches to the front of the house. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex"

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Group of swimmers on Bognor beach, August 1920

Group of swimmers on Bognor beach, August 1920
Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No: PH 25961/1

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Dicker: windmill, 1907

Dicker: windmill, 1907
One of two windmills in Dicker (see also PH 26115/158). John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex". Photographic Collection, West Sussex Record Office, Ref

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Margarets Church, Isfield

St Margarets Church, Isfield
Sepia print of St Margarets taken from adjacent ground. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5584

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Giles, Horsted Keynes

St Giles, Horsted Keynes
Black and white post card print.External view including churchyard. Clock on church tower. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5557



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