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A Postal History of Brighton, 1673-1783, by Ernest Trory, published 1953 (Brighton: Crabtree Press Ltd.) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/506077]
Review by A. D. in Sussex Notes and Queries, May 1954:
The latest addition to the history of Brighton is this small brochure on the early postal history of Brighthelmston written and published by Mr. Ernest Trory. The story after 1783 is to be continued in a separate publication. Mr. Trory has made this subject specially his own, and his article is based on research into the records of the General Post Office. His most interesting discovery is probably the fact that when the Post Office was moved from its earliest site in Middle Street between 1779 and 1782, it was transferred, not as generally thought to Widget's (later Bowen's) Library on the south side of the Steine near the old Manor House, but to the rival establishment of Thomas's Library on the east side of the Steine which is perhaps better known under its late name of Donaldson's. The article is extremely well illustrated. The second instalment will be awaited with interest.

A Postal History of Brighton, 1673-1784 suppplement , by Ernest Trory, published 1954 (Brighton: Crabtree Press Ltd.) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/506078] & East Sussex Libraries

The Postal History of Chichester, 1635-1900, by G. A. Viner, published 1965 (Chichester papers no. 47, pamphlet, Chichester City Council) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2935] & West Sussex Libraries

West Sussex Post Before the Penny Black, by G. A. Viner, published July 1977 in West Sussex History, the Journal of West Sussex Archives Society (no. 8, article, p.7) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 16404/8] & The Keep [LIB/500479]

A Post Office Petition, 1820, by Brian Harwood, published June 1985 in Sussex Genealogist and Family Historian (vol. 7 no. 1, article, pp.15-16) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [MP 6277] & The Keep [LIB/501193] & CD SXGS from S.F.H.G.
by the Freeholders, Farmers and Tradesmen of the parishes of Ticehurst, Wadhurst and Burwash

Postal History of Rye, edited by Jo Kirkham, published 1 May 1988 (Rye Memories, 84 pp., Thomas Peacocke Community College, Local History Group, ISBN-10: 1870600053 & ISBN-13: 9781870600057) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex and the postal strike, by F. G. Howard, published 1 January 1991 (30 pp., Sussex Postal History Society, ISBN-10: 0951897500 & ISBN-13: 9780951897508) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The History of the Post Office in Lewes, by Stephen C. Orchard and William L. H. Smith, published 1992 (78 pp., C. E. M. Publications Ltd., ISBN-10: 1851000569 & ISBN-13: 9781851000562) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/502202] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Excavations at the Old Post Office site, 15-17 High Street, Crawley, West Sussex, by Simon Stevens, published 1997 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 135, article, pp.193-208) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13642] & The Keep [LIB/500290] & S.A.S. library

The Transorma at Brighton: the first letter-sorting machine in the United Kingdom, by Douglas N. Muir, published 2006 (vi + 78 pp., London: Postal Mechanisation Study Circle, ISBN-10: 0952143410 & ISBN-13: 9780952143413) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/502350] & British Library

The East Dean Telegraph Office, by Mike Keller, published 2013 (booklet no. 39, East Dean & Friston Local History Group) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/509216] & East Dean & Friston Local History Group
Connecting London and Paris via a small Sussex village.

Bognor and the GPO, by Tom Gillespie and Cliff Mewett, published 31 May 2016 (124 pp., CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, ISBN-10: 1530834511 & ISBN-13: 9781530834518) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries
The Post Office in Bognor has had a long and colourful history; from the days a postman walked from Chichester to deliver the mail to the 1960s and more modern times. Also included are the histories of the many Sub-Post Offices which served the town, many now long gone. Carefully researched by the authors and accompanied by many photographs, this publication will be of interest to those who enjoy local history as well as postal historians.

The British County Catalogue of Sussex Postal History, by D. Walker, published (no date) (Sussex Postal History Society) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15789]