Newhaven, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Meeching Court Farm Caravan Park

My parents used to camp there before the Second World War, they used to go most weekends. My first memories of Newhaven were of camping after the war I was five. We used go most weekends. My father built his first caravan in the attic in our London flat then reassembled it on the site, we used it for ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven by Joyce Aedy

Weekend Visits From School

I was a partially deaf pupil at Ovingdean during the 1970s and as my home was a long way from there, I was one of the very few pupils that resided at the school during the weekends. I do remember two very profound memories of Newhaven during my four years at the school and although we often used to visit, snippets ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven

Meeching Court Farm

My father's aunt and uncle lived in Newhaven. Ted Hoskins was his uncle's name, he was injured in the First World War and later worked at the lighthouse at the end of the breakwater before it was automated. His wife's name was May Jane.  After the Second World War I went with my parents many times to Newhaven for ...Read full memory