Alan Humphries Collection 4 (Southwick & Kingston)

Collector Alan Humphries has kindly allowed us to scan a compilation of photographs and postcards from his unique Southwick and Kingston collection. The images have been especially selected to provide an evocative picture of the area as it once was. The collection is considerable and even a selection will take time to put together. The following images are the first to have been processed and will be added to over the coming weeks.

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Shoreham History Portal

Welcome to the Shoreham-by-Sea History Portal, created to house the extensive collection of research articles, photographs and maps relating to the history of Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, UK.


History articles on significant people, maritime history, local industries, placenames, schools, aviation and the development of Shoreham.
Access via the top menu or “Research”.


1000’s of photographs and paintings sourced from private collections and significant local archives. Browse in a range of galleries and collections.


Census and Directories transcirbed for research. 1841 – 1972.
Access via the top menu or here.


A collection of Ordnance Survey and historic maps of the area.
Access via the top menu or “Maps”