Bognor Regis, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bognor Regis and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

The Pier And Esplanade

I was born in Sudley Road nursing home, Bognor, and we lived in Nyewood Lane, but I used to stay frequently with my grandmother in her flat a couple of hundred yards from the Royal Norfolk Hotel. One of my earliest memories was of her taking me out of bed one summer dawn for a walk down to the beach in front of ...Read full memory

The Sharing Of Childhood By Two Very Elderly Persons

I was looking after two elderly residents and well known personage locally when alive, Mr Bert Munday and a "young" lady Mrs Hargreaves chatting away about their holidays when they used to catch shrimp and cockles off the Felpham beach. How it was all spoilt when the preaprations for ...Read full memory

Rainbows End At Hotham Park

Every year we would stay at my uncle's caravan in Bognor Regis. The highlight of my holiday was the visit to Hotham Park and the magical Rainbow's End. Even now 36 years later I can remember every detail, Mickey Mouse on the green chair with the empty chair next to him where every year I had my photo taken, ...Read full memory