Shoreham, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Seaside Holidays

My family rented a summer holiday bungalow in Shoreham starting I think, around 1957 when I was 4 and continued until the early 1960's. My parents, three older brothers, an elderly aunt and our cat, Peter. I remember having ...Read full memory

Buckingham Road

Does anyone remember a plane crashing into a front garden in Buckingham Road on Friday 13 March 1964? It was in the garden of a house on the right-hand side as you go down the road, approximately opposite No 54. I was married ...Read full memory

A memory of Shoreham by Vivian Burdon

1960's

I so remember the shop on the corner, Mum used to go in and look at the clothing patterns - don't remember her ever buying very many, but she would go home and make her own paper patterns from memory and hey presto, new dresses for my sister and me! It was so good then, with very few cars.

A memory of Shoreham by Kim Bryant