Eastbourne, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Bon Dolphis Tea Shop

Late 1940s vague recollection. Does the name Bon Dolphi ring a bell with anyone out there, as possibly a tea/cake shop, possibly down on sea-front ? I believe it was in Eastbourne but I was only a nipper at the time so could easily be mistaken.

A memory of Eastbourne by Chris Cowell

Proposal

This is where Alan asked me to marry him on a beautiful moonlit evening in January. The weather was mild and the moonlight was shining on the sea making it all silvery. There weren't ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastbourne by Angela Green

Glyndley Manor Hankham

We had many a happy holiday in Eastbourne, staying at Glyndley Manor, an old Elizabethan Manor house, between the years of 1961 and 1970.  It had a mounting block in ...Read full memory