Newhaven, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Piddinghoe

My name was Susan Penfold and I grew up in a small house on Evelyn Avenue in Newhaven. My mother's mother was one of seventeen children born in Piddinghoe. I used to visit my grandmother's home and aunt Tops, auntie Else and uncle ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven by Susan Peppard

The Newhaven Dieppe Ferry In 1960

Pinner Grammar School had an exchange programme for students in Annecy and every year a party of 4th and 5th Forners travelled to France on the Newhaven to Dieppe Ferry. When I was in the fourth form I ...Read full memory

Living On The Coastguard Station

The year England won the World Cup (1966) I was 8 years old and living on the coastguard station at Newhaven with my younger brother, you could hear my late father yell as England lifted the World Cup, we beat ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven