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

Bognor Briefly!

My parents George and Phyllis Stroud ran the Hotham Club in Waterloo Square - now the HQ of the RAFA Bognor branch. After National Service I worked first for Lec Refrigeration as a welder and then as a porter at the War Memorial Hospital. I had a flat over the hydrotherapy pool and was also in charge of the mortuary. When ...Read full memory