Shoreham, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

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

Toy Shop

I remember the shop sold toys and every week I would spend my pocket money on animals for my toy farm. I would spend ages deciding what to buy or whether to wait until I could afford a more expensive item like a horse and cart!

A memory of Shoreham