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  1. The garden shop at 417 Upper Shoreham Road was previously a grocery shop called Adur Stores. It was run by…

  2. A then-National Rivers Authority engineer once told me, during a raging night storm which he and the police were monitoring…

  3. According to the 1940 Kelly’s directory David, the chairman of Shoreham UDC was Sidney John Williams JP

  4. Does anyone remember who the chairman of shoreham was during the war years? He doesn’t seem to be mentioned anywhere.

  5. 1963 ish. Featured in Paul Plumb’s film A river Runs Through This Town, or Shoreham Peeps… both on the Video…

  6. 1963 ish. Featured in Paul Plumb’s film A river Runs Through This Town, or Shoreham Peeps… both on the Video…

  7. I was at Buckingham Road school when a Tiger Moth crashed in a house on the west side of Buckingham…

  8. Suters the yacht builders had that area down to the riverside David, up to the 1960’s when it was sold…

  9. David A C Stranack on Paintings

    Re. Painting B85. I remember when we moved to Shoreham after the War (1945) seeing a large wooden ship of…

  10. I did not see any fire from the engine prior to the crash – only some plumes of smoke. This…

  11. Peter I agree with your observation ,although some of the teachers were ok such as Slim,Buckley,Edwards Mrs, but a lot…

  12. We have little on Dr Reginald Brown I’m afraid, Nicholas. I have been able though to trace what appear to…

  13. Hello SbS I am tracing Dr Reginald Brown who lived in Shoreham by Sea in the 1930’s. He was a…

  14. I was living at 24 Mill Lane at the time of the V1 landing in the allotments. The noise was…

  15. I am so very sorry to say that I was groomed and sexually assaulted.

  16. Hello Lynn, the following comes from Henry Cheal’s book “The Story of Shoreham”. Moderlove Strete was the present Middle Street,…

  17. J E Bebbington – Became a senior person with The MacQuarrie Dictionary in Australia

  18. Had my first kiss beside the wall at the playground back gate. A young lady from Southwick as I recall…

  19. Is anyone reading this who was a pupil at Cauis School Kingston Lane in the 1950’s. As a former Pupil…

  20. For further information on this ship, I can recommend the book “Dover in Shoreham – Building a Frigate in 1653-54″…

  21. David Broderick on Contact:

    Regarding painting B14 by Thomas Butler Stoney I would gladly share what information I have compiled on his life and…

  22. Hi Clare. There is reference to The Hermitage at Widewater: https://www.shorehambysea.com/widewater-bungalows-lost-to-storms/ and https://www.shorehambysea.com/catty-brown-and-framnaes/ and in 1921 here: https://www.shorehambysea.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Pikes-1921-Bungalow-Town.pdf There is…

  23. Hi This is such an amazing website. Thank you. I am researching a chap called Montagu Lomax who gave his…

  24. Hi, I have information from the 1841 census pg 44 that Henry (surname not readable) Mary, Robert, Norman and Jane…

  25. Many thanks Karolyn, we’ll use that when we next update.

  26. There’s a great range of paintings of Shoreham here with interesting information to go with them but for image B30…

  27. PS Perhaps the Vestry Committee records for St.Mary may help more (if they still exist.0

  28. I’ve been through our records Tony but can only find a vague reference to it (below) in the John Hindes…

  29. Someone has suggested to me that a paupers’ graveyard could have existed outside the current eastern wall of St Mary…

  30. A very interesting piece of history about Mill Lane. Really enjoyed reading about the place I grew up and that…

  31. Very interesting, my father was there from 28/02/1944 to 06/1944, HMS Lizard Shoreham

  32. Thank you for your prompt reply. I guess I am a little concerned that there is an inference in some…

  33. Great to hear from another member of the Maple family – there are more articles on here of the Maples…

  34. Hello John, I’ve no idea why I decided to look up Shoreham Grammer but I have. You have mentioned names…

  35. Steve, thanks for your recounting of the incident. That detail tallies with Christopher Kenneford’s recent recollection which prompted my conclusion…