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General Photographic Collection

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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: St Marys Church, Stoughton

St Marys Church, Stoughton
Sepia print, poor quality c1894. Full view of church and churchyard. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref. No. PH6029

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: The west front of Peppers Farm, Ashurst, 1 May 1893

The west front of Peppers Farm, Ashurst, 1 May 1893
Photograph of the exterior of the brick and tile house with leaded windows and tiled roof. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH 26113/74

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: 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: 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: 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: Wedding Group, 1920s

Wedding Group, 1920s
Bride and Groom with Bridesmaids West Sussex Record Office General Photographic Collection WSRO Ref no: PH 24611/54

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Andrews Church, West Tarring

St Andrews Church, West Tarring
Sepia print c1895. Church and churchyard viewed from perimeter wall. Church has tall steeple and square tower with castellations

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: St Stephens Church, North Mundham

St Stephens Church, North Mundham
Sepia round print of church taken from the gateway. View of church porch and square tower with castillations.Print taken c.1894

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Fletching village, 1907

Fletching village, 1907
Another view of the village, church steeple behind houses on left. 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: 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: Church in Rye, 1907

Church in Rye, 1907
An approach to the Church, view of door with large window and clock tower above. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex"

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Goring, secular building

Goring, secular building
Sepia print of Goring railway station c.1899, up platform. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5456/2

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: An old house at Glynde, 1908

An old house at Glynde, 1908
An old house at Glynde that is timber framed and has its own gardens. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex"

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Chiddingly Church

Chiddingly Church
Dedication unknown. Black and white print of exterior including churchyard. Taken from the southeast. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5288

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Ardingly: an old house, 1906

Ardingly: an old house, 1906
A large, timber framed house near Ardingly overlooking the houses front garden. John Fletcher Collection (Photographer): " Wanderings in Sussex"

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Bognor beach in winter. 1963

Bognor beach in winter. 1963
Bognor beach under snow, pier in background. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref. PH 4024

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: Arrival of typewriters on the steps of County Hall, Chichester, 1930s

Arrival of typewriters on the steps of County Hall, Chichester, 1930s
Four men and a boy posing with typewriters and Remington Typewriter Co Ltd delivery van in foreground. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: PH 17977

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Alciston Church exterior, 1894

Alciston Church exterior, 1894
Sepia photograph of church in East Sussex Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH 5002

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Midhurst: Buck Hall (Cowdray ruins), 24 June 1893

Midhurst: Buck Hall (Cowdray ruins), 24 June 1893
Shows trees growing through the ruined building General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH 26113/111

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: The mill at Plumpton Place, 22 June 1893

The mill at Plumpton Place, 22 June 1893
General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH 26113/44

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: The Manor House at Bosham, 6 June 1892

The Manor House at Bosham, 6 June 1892
Shows the front and side of the house, surrounded by a brick wall. A well-dressed man poses by the front door. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH/26113/64

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: The old front of Peppers Farm, Ashurst, 1 May 1893

The old front of Peppers Farm, Ashurst, 1 May 1893
Exterior of the timber framed house, showing the tiled roof and fence around the garden. Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No PH 26113/73

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Group of people playing croquet, c1902s

Group of people playing croquet, c1902s
Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office, Ref No: PH 25961/8

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: St Richards Church, Heathfield

St Richards Church, Heathfield
Black and white post card of exterior of church. View taken from the road. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH6200

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Unidentified Hordern Collection

Unidentified Hordern Collection
Black and white post card. Interior view of St Marys Church parish unknown. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH6188

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Durrington Chapel

Durrington Chapel
Small black and white photograph c1899 of Durrington Chapel Ruins. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH6182/2

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Unidentified Hordern Collection

Unidentified Hordern Collection
Interior view focused on the architecture of small area of wall possibly a scoop(?). Church and parish unidentified. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Unidentified Hordern Collection

Unidentified Hordern Collection
Black and white print of exterior of church and churchyard. Church and parish unidentified. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH6186

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Unidentified Hordern Collection

Unidentified Hordern Collection
Sepia post card of church lych gate. The exterior of the church, porch and square tower with castellations, can be seen in the background. Also secular buildings

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Unidentified Hordern Collection

Unidentified Hordern Collection
Black and white print of exterior view of church and churchyard. Parish and church unidentified. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH6184

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Unidentified Hordern Collection

Unidentified Hordern Collection
Small card sepia print of external view of church and churchyard. Secular buildings in the background. On the reverse of the card is an advertisement for the photographer " Burt Sharp Studio for

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: Yapton Church

Yapton Church
Black and white print of exterior of church and churchyard. Small church with square tower with buttress, and entrance porch

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Nicholas Church, Worth

St Nicholas Church, Worth
Black and white print of exterior. Church has a square tower with tall spire. Lych gate entrance to churchyard. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref. No

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Peters Church, Woodmancote

St Peters Church, Woodmancote
Sepia print of Worth Church, half a mile from Henfield. Flintstone church with small spire and enclosed porch with open latched doors

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: All Hallows Church, Woolbeding

All Hallows Church, Woolbeding
Post card print, coloured. View of church from churchyard looking towards square tower. Large secular residence to the left of church

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Peter and St John, Wivelsfield

St Peter and St John, Wivelsfield
Sepia exterior print of church including churchyard and secular building behind the church. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref.No. PH6156

Background imageGeneral Photographic Collection: St Michael and All Angels, Withyham

St Michael and All Angels, Withyham
Internal view of St Michael s. Sepia print taken from the central aisle looking down towards the chancel. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH6154



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