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The Itinerary of John Leland in or about the Years 1535-1543, edited by Thomas Hearne, published 1710

Collections for the County of Sussex, by S. Shaw, published 1792 in Topgraphical Miscellanies (vol. 1, article, pp.3-104) accessible at: British Library

Topographical and Statistical Description of the County of Sussex, by George Alexander Cooke, published c.1807 (179 pp., London: C. Cooke) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 3267] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Excursions in the County of Sussex comprising brief historical and topographical delineations together with descriptions of the residences of the nobility and gentry, Remains of Antiquity and other interesting objects of curiosity, by Thomas Kitson Cromwell, published 1822 (315 pp. incl 50 engravings, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown) accessible at: & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries   View Online

Statistical Tables, by N/K, published 1835 in The History, Antiquities and Topography of the County of Sussex (appendix V, article, pp.78-88) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2397][Lib 3212] & The Keep [LIB/507380][Lib/500088] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

On Sussex Archaeology, by W. H. Blaauw, published 1848 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 1, article, pp.1-15) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2086] & The Keep [LIB/500220] & S.A.S. library   View Online

On the Nonae of 1340, as relating to Sussex, by W. H. Blaauw, published 1848 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 1, article, pp.58-64) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2086] & The Keep [LIB/500220] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Remarks on the Pocket Bible of Oliver Cromwell, with his Autograph, by Mark Antony Lower, published 1849 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 2, article, pp.78-79) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2087] & The Keep [LIB/500221] & S.A.S. library   View Online

On Bronze or Brass Relics, Celts, etc found in Sussex, by Frederick Dixon, published 1849 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 2, article, pp.260-266) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2087] & The Keep [LIB/500221] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Extracts from the "Iter Sussexiense" of Dr. John Burton, by W. H. Blaauw, F.S.A., published 1856 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 8, article, pp.250-280) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2093] & The Keep [LIB/500227] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Handbook for Travellers in Kent and Sussex, by John Murray, published 1858 (xxxix + 379 pp., London: John Murray) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

The Names of the Sussex Hundreds, by Mark Antony Lower, published 1859 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 11, notes & queries, p.228) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2096] & The Keep [LIB/500230] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Proofs of Age of Sussex Families, temp. Edw. II to Edw. IV, edited by W. Durrant Cooper, F.S.A., published 1860 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 12, article, pp.23-44) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2097] & The Keep [LIB/500231] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Notes on Sussex Castles, from the patent, liberate, and close rolls, with introductory remarks and illustrations, by W. D. Cooper, F.S.A. and M. A. Lower, F.S.A., published 1866 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 18, article, pp.141-150) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2103] & The Keep [LIB/500237] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Visitation Books of Sussex, by Edward Turner, published 1867 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 19, notes & queries, pp.193-195) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2104] & The Keep [LIB/500238] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Deer Parks in Sussex, by Mark Antony Lower, published 1868 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 20, notes & queries, p.232) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2105] & The Keep [LIB/507132] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Notes on Prehistoric Burial in Sussex, by Rev. Henry Smith, M.A., published 1870 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 22, article, pp.57-76) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2017] & The Keep [LIB/500240] & S.A.S. library   View Online

The Domesday Book for the County of Sussex, Being That Portion of a Return of Owners of Land in England and Wales, Exclusive of the Metropolis, in 1873, Which Refers to the County of Sussex, by Wynne Edwin Baxter, published 1876 (Sussex Express) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 5192] & The Keep [LIB/504690] & West Sussex Libraries

A Sussex Idyll, by Clementina Black, published 1877 (264 pp., London: Samuel Tinsley) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries

The Black Friars of Sussex, by Rev. C. F. R. Palmer, published 1878 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 28, article, pp.83-96) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2113] & The Keep [LIB/500246] & S.A.S. library   View Online

A Catalogue of Drawings in the British Museum, relating to the County of Sussex, by H. Simmons, published 1878 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 28, article, pp.148-179) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2113] & The Keep [LIB/500246] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Earthquake Shocks in Sussex, by Frederick E. Sawyer, published 1879 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 29, article, pp.211-218) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2114] & The Keep [LIB/500247] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Anient Sussex Fortresses, by T. Morgan, F.S.A., published June 1886 in Journal of the British Archaeological Association (first series, vol 42, issue 2, article, pp.159-172)   View Online

An analysis of forty years' consecutive observations of storms in the county of Sussex, by Charles Leeson Prince, published January 1887 in Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society (vol. 13, issue 61, article, pp.79-84)   View Online

Subsidy Roll for Sussex, A.D. 1327, 1 Edward III. Preserved in the Record Office, Chancery Lane, by A. Wilkinson, published 1890 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 37, notes & queries, p.186) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2122] & The Keep [LIB/500255] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Some Extracts, relating to Sussex, from the Exchequer Special Commissions and the Exchequer Depositions by Commissions in 1584 and other years; with notes and remarks, by James Alexander Fenton, published 1892 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 38, article, pp.141-159) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2123] & The Keep [LIB/500256] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Handbook for Travellers in Sussex, by John Murray, published 1893 (5th edition, London: John Murray) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 3032] & East Sussex Libraries

The Sussex Court Guide and County Blue Book, published 1894 (Deacon & Co) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12371]

Earthquakes in Sussex, by J. Lewis André, F.S.A., published 1894 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 39, notes & queries, p.223) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2124] & The Keep [LIB/500257] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Sussex MSS. in Lambeth Library, by S. W. Kershaw, Librarian, Lambeth Palace, published 1896 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 40, notes & queries, p.267) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2125] & The Keep [LIB/500258] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Some early Sussex Charters, by J. H. Round, M.A., published 1899 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 42, article, pp.75-86) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2127] & The Keep [LIB/500260] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Sussex MSS. in Lambeth Library, by S. W. Kershaw, Librarian, Lambeth Palace, published 1900 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 43, notes & queries, pp.276-277) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2128] & The Keep [LIB/500261] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Hides and Virgates in Sussex, by L. F. Salzman, published January 1904 in The English Historical Review (vol. xix, issue lxxiii, article, pp.92-96, ISSN: 0013-8266)   View Online

Hides and Virgates in Sussex, by James Tait, published July 1904 in The English Historical Review (vol. xix, issue lxxv, article, pp.503-506, ISSN: 0013-8266)   View Online

The Visitations of the County of Sussex made and taken in the years 1530 and 1633-4, edited by W. Bruce Bannerman, F.S.A., published 1905 (vol. 53, xi + 251 pp., Harleian Society) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/506227][Lib/504474] & British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries   View Online

Ecclesiastical Returns, 1603; Sussex Poll book, 1705; and others, by Cecil Deedes, W. C. Renshaw and L. F. Salzman, published 1905 (vol. 4, Sussex Record Society) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2220] & West Sussex Libraries   View Online

Sussex: Historical, Biographical and Pictorial, published 1907 (Allan North Ltd) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 199]

Sussex in 1636, by J. H. C. [J. H. Cooper], published 1907 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 50, notes & queries, pp.176-177) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2135] & The Keep [LIB/500268] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Two Sussex Inventories, by Percy S. Godman, published 1908 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 51, article, pp.115-122) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2136] & The Keep [LIB/500269] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Memorials of Old Sussex, edited by Percy C. D. Munday, published 1909 (London: George Allen & Sons) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 49] & East Sussex Libraries

A Sussex Knight's Fee, by J. H. Round, LL.D., published 1910 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 53, article, pp.183-187) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2138] & The Keep [LIB/500271] & S.A.S. library   View Online

A Survey of the Sussex Estates of the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury, taken in 1671, by Rev. Eveleigh Woodruff, M.A., published 1910 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 53, article, pp.192-197) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2138] & The Keep [LIB/500271] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Sussex County Handbook and County Red Book, published 1911 (West Sussex Gazette) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13511]

The Early Municipal Charters of the Sussex Boroughs, by Adolphus Ballard, M.A., published 1912 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 55, article, pp.35-40) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2140] & The Keep [LIB/500273] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Sussex County Handbook, published 1913 (booklet, West Sussex Gazette and South of England Advertiser) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7515][Lib 12561]

The Early History of Commissions of Sewers, by H. G. Richardson, published 1919 (offprint) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 5117]

Sanctuary in Sussex, by H. Michell Whitley, published 1920 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 61, article, pp.80-91) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2146] & The Keep [LIB/500279] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Long Barrows in Sussex, by Herbert S. Toms, published 1922 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 63, article, pp.157-165) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2148] & The Keep [LIB/500281] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Unknown Sussex, by Donald Maxwell, published 1923 (xiii + 207 pp., London: Bodley Head Ltd.) accessible at: & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Deeds in Private Hands, by W. H. Hills, published 1923 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 64, article, pp.66-80) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2149] & The Keep [LIB/500282] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Abstract of Sussex Deeds and Documents, by Walter Budgen, published 1924 (vol. 29, Sussex Record Society) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2245] & The Keep [LIB/500402]

Sequestered vales of Sussex, by John Birch Paddon, published 1925 (pamphlet, 61 pp., West Sussex Guardian) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 4532] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Some of the Smaller Manor Houses of Sussex, by Viscountess Wolseley, published 1925 (204 pp. & illus., London: The Medici Society) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 42] & The Keep [LIB/502119] & R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Deeds in Private Hands, by W. H. Hills, published 1925 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 66, article, pp.111-119) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2151] & The Keep [LIB/500284] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Sussex Pilgrimages, by R. Thurston Hopkins, published 1927 (246 pp., London: Faber & Gwyer) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12444] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

A Settler in Sussex , by Rev Gibbs Payne Crawfurd, M.A., published August 1927 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. I no. 7, article, pp.208-210) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8950] & The Keep [LIB/500203] & S.A.S. library

The Old Homes of Britain, the southern counties: Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey and Middlesex, edited by Christopher Hussey, published 1928 (80 pp., London: Country Life) accessible at: R.I.B.A. Library

The Story of Roman Sussex I - Regnum, by S. E. Winbolt, M.A., published 1928 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. II no. 5, article, pp.187-192) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9327] & The Keep [LIB/500138]

William Cobbett in Sussex, by Mildred Perrin, published 1928 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. II no. 10, article, pp.462-465) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9327] & The Keep [LIB/500138]

A Journey in Sussex in 1574 , by Ernest Straker, published February 1928 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. II no. 1, article, pp.5-6) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8951] & The Keep [LIB/500204] & S.A.S. library

Sussex: The Resistant County, by Hilaire Belloc, published 1929 (68 pp., London: London: Homeland Association Ltd.) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

Sussex, by S. P. B. Mais, published 1929 (London: The Richards Press) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15323][Lib 12486] & West Sussex Libraries

The Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Periods in Sussex, by L. V. Grinsell, published 1929 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 70, article, pp.173-182) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2155] & The Keep [LIB/500359] & S.A.S. library

Sussex History Reconsidered. 1 - Physical Structure of the County, by G. O. Whitehead, published 1929 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. III no. 1, article, pp.32-36) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2307] & The Keep [LIB/500139]

Sussex in the Past, by George Holman, published 1930 (Lewes: W. E. Baxter) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Welsh in Sussex History, by Charles Thomas-Stanford, published 1930 (Brighton: Dolphin Press) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries
An Address to the Brighton, Hove & District Cymrodorion on October 2nd, 1930

Some Sussex Byways, by Viscountess Wolseley, published 1930 (xiii + 166 pp, & 7 plates, London: The Medici Society) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 17174] & R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Review in Sussex Notes and Queries, November 1930:
This is another handsome volume on Sussex, published by the Medici Society for the Viscountess Wolseley, which contains some excellent illustrations in colour, those of Oldland Mill, Ditchling and the view from Chanctonbury being especially delightful.
In every page Lady Wolseley shows her love for Sussex and the history of its old houses. All those who read her book will want to know more and to see more of what she describes with so much ease. Information of the right sort is not easily come by and Lady Wolseley is careful to acknowledge her debt to those from whom she has gathered so much. One sometimes fears that the County may suffer from too much popularity and in these cosmopolitan days one can but hope that the sturdy independence of the Sussex people, which Lady Wolseley so much appreciates, will survive the inroads made upon it by modern influences. At any rate, this is a very charming record by word and illustration, of many beauties hidden as yet from the ordinary passer-by.

Sussex in the Pipe Rolls under Henry Il, by the late J. H. Round, LL.D., published 1930 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 71, article, pp.97-106) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2156] & The Keep [LIB/500358] & S.A.S. library

Field Names, by Colonel H. C. Evans, published 1930 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. IV no. 8, article, pp.683-687) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2308][Lib 2309] & The Keep [LIB/500173]

Sussex from the Air. 7 - Prehistoric Cultivations, by E. Cecil Curwen, M.A., F.S.A., published 1930 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. IV no. 12, article, pp.1052-1059) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2308][Lib 2309] & The Keep [LIB/500173]

Long Barrows and Bell Barrows in Sussex , by L. V. Grinsell, published August 1930 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. III no. 3, article, pp.69-71) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8952][Lib 8221] & The Keep [LIB/500205] & S.A.S. library

The Rapes of Sussex, by L. F. Salzman, published 1931 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 72, article, pp.20-29) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2157] & The Keep [LIB/500357] & S.A.S. library

Earthquake Shocks in Sussex, by S.C.M. Contributor(s), published 1931 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. V no. 7, article, pp.485-487) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2310] & The Keep [LIB/500174]

A detective in Sussex: Landscape clues to the riddles of the past, by Donald Maxwell, published 1932 (xii + 171 pp., London: Bodley Head Ltd.) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 5981] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Arviragus: a forgotten British Hero, by Rev. C. C. Dobson, M.A., published 1932 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. VI no. 2, article, pp.82-88) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9325] & The Keep [LIB/500175]

Sussex Centenaries in 1932, by George J. S. King, published 1932 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. VI no. 2, article, pp.121-122) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9325] & The Keep [LIB/500175]

The Man who was Sussex, by R. Thurston Hopkins, published 1933 (Duckworth) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Sussex Barrows, by L. V. Grinsell, published 1934 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 75, article, pp.217-275) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2160] & The Keep [LIB/500354] & S.A.S. library

Who's Who in Sussex, published 1935 (Ebenezer Baylis & Son Ltd) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10]

The Sussex Landscape, by W. Harding Thompson and Geoffrey Clark, published 1935 (xiv + 114 pp., London: Adam & Charles Black) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2824] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Cottage, by Esther Meynell, published 1936 (xii + 246 pp., London: Chapman & Hall) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 54] & The Keep [LIB/502128] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Haeselersc Charter of 1018, by Gordon Ward, M.D., F.S.A., published 1936 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 77, article, pp.119-129) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2162] & The Keep [LIB/500352] & S.A.S. library

Ancient Sussex Culture in the British Museum, by Laurence Faraday, published 1936 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. X no. 1, article, pp.39-45; no. 2, pp.127-132; no. 3, pp.173-177; no. 4, pp.268-272) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2315][Lib 9331] & The Keep [LIB/500181]

The visitation of Sussex, Anno Domini 1662: made by Sir Edward Bysshe, knt , published 1937 (141 pp., Harleian Society) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/506228]

The Archaeology of Sussex, by E. Cecil Curwen, M.A., M.B., B.Ch., F.S.A., published 1937 (xviii + 338 pp., London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15996] & East Sussex Libraries
Review by A. Smith Woodward in Sussex Notes and Queries, February 1937:
Dr. Cecil Curwen has contributed so much to our knowledge of prehistoric Sussex, that we welcome his new volume in the series of County Archaeologies, which is devoted chiefly to pre-Roman remains. It is based largely on researches in which he himself has taken part, or on earlier work which his independent personal observations have enabled him to appraise. He leaves little space for the relics of the Roman occupation, and for a few antiquities of doubtful age which he relegates to a chapter headed "Limbo". He does well to omit all reference to the Saxon period, which would have curtailed too much his valuable account of the earlier phases of life in the county.
Dr. Curwen's book is admirably written to interest the general reader, and has many features - such as the quotations in chapter headings - which will captivate. He illustrates and explains the discoveries in Sussex by frequent references to corresponding finds elsewhere, and to customs which are not familiar. He also provides ample drawings and photographs which are noteworthy for their excellence; and he adds a useful series of small maps of the county, showing the geographical distribution of the known remains of different periods. Nor is he unmindful of the specialist and the reader who will be led to go further, for he gives in footnotes numerous references to the papers and separate works in which the original descriptions and detailed information will be found.
After some important preliminary observations, Dr. Curwen proceeds to describe and discuss the Sussex evidence of the primeval hunters and food-gatherers of Palaeolithic times. He enlists the aid of Mr. Reid Moir, who furnishes the material for a table of correlation of the Pleistocene deposits of Sussex, and adds some interesting remarks on the discoveries at Piltdown. It appears that no undoubted late Palaeolithic implements have hitherto been found in Sussex, but Mesolithic flints are widely spread, sometimes in rock shelters. The late Mr. Lewis Abbott found many of these flints in a "kitchen-midden" below Hastings Castle, but Dr. Curwen points out that none of the pottery in this deposit can be earlier than the Iron Age, while some is mediaeval, so that the accumulation is of various dates.
The dawn of civilisation was reached in Neolithic times, which are represented in Sussex by camps, dwelling places, long barrows, and flint mines. Dr. Curwen remarks that too many of the hill forts have been described as Neolithic camps on insufficient evidence, and only four have hitherto been satisfactorily identified in Sussex. Twelve long barrows are known on the chalk downs, but there are no stone chambers or dolmens. If the barrows were originally chambered, wood may have been used as in a long barrow lately explored in Lincolnshire. There seems to be no longer any doubt as to the Neolithic date of the flint mines, the supposed palaeoliths being really neoliths in process of manufacture.
After a special discussion of the flint implements, Dr. Curwen concludes that the finest of them were probably made and used in the early part of the Bronze Age. This age seems to have lasted in Britain from about 2000 to 500 B.C., and is noteworthy for the beginning of agriculture which can be studied in settlements on the downs. Nearly a thousand round barrows or burial mounds of the period have been identified in Sussex, chiefly on the Downs, and they have yielded a valuable series of urns and implements of various kinds. Still more important are the hoards of bronze implements, of which tabulated lists are given.
With the Iron Age comes evidence of the first cities; and Cissbury, the Caburn, and other sites are well described. Dr. Curwen then adds a concise technical chapter on the development of pottery, by which the late Bronze Age and the successive phases of the Iron Age are distinguished. Next follows an equally concise account of Roman Sussex, which is well up to date like the rest of the book, and includes the results of Mr. I. D. Margary's studies on the Roman roads. Among the subjects in "Limbo" is the Long Man of Wilmington, which is said to be very ancient but of uncertain date.
Dr. Curwen has spared no pains in verifying the facts and consulting the original sources, and he has used for the first time the valuable MS. diary of Dr. Gideon A. Mantell, of which Dr. Eliot Curwen has given a copy to the library of the Sussex Archaeological Society in Lewes. It is sad to note how many of the older finds have been lost, but gratifying to learn how carefully everything of importance is now preserved. Dr. Curwen is indeed to be congratulated on having produced a most valuable and inspiring work which will foster both discovery and preservation.

Sussex: The Garden by the Sea, by Arthur Mee, published 1937 (xi + 447 pp., London: Hodder & Stoughton) accessible at: & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Sussex 'Martlets', by Edward Heron-Allen, F.R.S. and Harriet K. James, published 1937 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. XI no. 3, article, pp.178-180; no. 7, pp.457-460) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2316][Lib 9332] & The Keep [LIB/500182]

Crowned Heads in Sussex, by Faith Venables, published 1937 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. XI no. 5, article, pp.284-288) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2316][Lib 9332] & The Keep [LIB/500182]

The Sussex County Book, edited by S. C. Kendall, published 1938 (xx + 386 pp., London: Lindsay Drummond Ltd.) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12470][Lib 7520] & The Keep [LIB/501540] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Kent, Sussex & Surrey (Penguin Guide), by S. E. Winbolt, published 1939 (152 pp. & 8 maps, Harmondsworth) accessible at: R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries

John Taylor's Tour of Sussex in 1653, by J. B. Caldecott, F.S.A., published 1940 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 81, article, pp.19-30) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2166] & The Keep [LIB/500348] & S.A.S. library

Sussex Barrows. Supplementary paper, by L. V. Grinsell, published 1940 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 81, article, pp.210-214) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2166] & The Keep [LIB/500348] & S.A.S. library

Early Sussex Charters and Documents (in the possession of Messrs. Raper & Co., Chichester), by Miss K. M. E. Murray [corrected SNQ viii p.64], published February 1940 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. VIII no. 1, article, pp.13-15) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8865][Lib 2207] & The Keep [LIB/500210] & S.A.S. library

The Hundred Roll for Sussex. Part 1, by L. F. Salzman, F.S.A., published 1941 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 82, article, pp.20-34) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2167] & The Keep [LIB/500347] & S.A.S. library

The End of Roman Sussex and the Early Saxon Settlements, by Arthur E. Wilson, published 1941 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 82, article, pp.20-34) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2167] & The Keep [LIB/500347] & S.A.S. library

Sussex Barrows. Supplement No 2, by L. V. Grinsell, published 1941 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 82, article, pp.115-123) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2167] & The Keep [LIB/500347] & S.A.S. library

The Hundred Roll for Sussex. Part 2, by L. F. Salzman, F.S.A., published 1943 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 83, article, pp.35-54) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2168] & The Keep [LIB/500346] & S.A.S. library

Sussex, Kent, and the Continent in Early Saxon Times, by Arthur E. Wilson, published 1943 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 83, article, pp.55-72) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2168] & The Keep [LIB/500346] & S.A.S. library

The Hundred Roll for Sussex. Part 3, by L. F. Salzman, published 1945 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 84, article, pp.60-83) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2169] & The Keep [LIB/500345] & S.A.S. library

A tour through Sussex in 1735, edited by V. J. Torr, published 1945 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. xix, article, pp.253-258) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2324] & The Keep [LIB/500191]

Sussex (The County Book Series), by Esther Meynell, published 1947 (London: Robert Hale) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12494][Lib 10659] & The Keep [LIB/504641]
Review by A. E. [Arundell Esdaile] in Sussex Notes and Queries, February 1947:
Between the upper and the nether millstone of the London and Channel suburbs, Sussex is so well-known that many "picturesque" books have been devoted to it. Yet, owing to its former seclusion in its woods, clay and waterless chalk, there is always more to find and enjoy. Nor can it be intelligently enjoyed without a knowledge of its history and also of its pre-history. Mrs. Meynell has grasped this fact, and the result is a book which is not only picturesque but intelligent. Dedicated to our Society by the author, a keen member, it draws largely on the Society's contributions made over the past century to the knowledge of the county's history.
Mrs. Meynell, like her present reviewer, can say with the Apostle "Others with a great price have purchased this freedom, but I was born free," and her love for her petite patrie disarms criticism in one who shares it. But, with all her hard work on the sources, there is here too much picturesque writing, and also some innocence. Let me make a few points. Sussex flint-knapping is not "dead thousands of years "; the latest example I know (at Lancing College) dates from 1930 and there was much in the nineteenth century. The round flint church towers of the Lewes Valley, Norfolk and the French coastal chalk were so built to avoid quoins, stone being scarce. (By a slip, Southover is given as one of them). On pp. 22-3 the Adur should have been added to the rivers which have lost their old names; it is in fact the most modern and least genuine name of all. Reference to The Place Names of Sussex would have saved the wild guess that Adversane (in Billingshurst) is a name of Roman origin. Paradise (at Winchelsea) is merely the old word for park; Parkinson gave his book the rebus title Paradisi in sole Paradisus terrestris. The Tudor dislike of south aspects, here referred to but not explained, was an unintelligent Renaissance importation from Italy, where the hot African wind brings "the plagues of the South." Court Farm, at Ditchling, probably has no royal origin, but, as elsewhere, merely refers to the Courthouse of the Manor. "A gentleman calling himself Horace Smith, Esq." was and is too well known as part author of Rejected Addresses to be so described. Surely the Roman Catholic tradition at Arundel was not unbroken, as here stated. Finally (a misprint?) the Roman weapon was the pilum, not the pillum :
Thine, Roman, is the pilum,
Roman, the sword is thine.
But the book is so sensitive and (in the best sense of the word) amiable, that these faults are only mentioned from a stern sense of duty and in the hope of a revised edition. The illustrations are lovely, but one misses specimens of Georgian Sussex, and in the bad modern fashion they are given no margin; binding cannot fail to crop them.

Sussex, by Reginald Turnor, published 1947 (48 pp., London: Elek) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13479]

The Sussex Illustrated, published 1948 accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 6644]

Recording Britain, vol.4: Wiltshire, Somerset, Cornwall, Devonshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex, Kent, edited by Albert Palmer, published 1949 (Oxford University Press in association with The Pilgrim Trust) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 3017]

Secret Sussex, by Hardiman Scott, published 1949 (125 pp., London: Batchworth Press) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13453][Lib 2882] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Companion into Sussex, by Norman Wymer, published 1950 (284 pp., London: Methuen) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12569] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex, by John Thorne, published 1951 (121 pp., London: W & R Chambers) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15312]

'Come to Sussex' Guide, published 1953 accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 70]

The Repair of Sussex Bridges, by George D. Johnston, published 1953 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 91, article, pp.164-184) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2176] & The Keep [LIB/500338] & S.A.S. library

The Archaeology of Sussex, by E. Cecil Curwen, published 1954 (2nd revised edition, 330 pp., London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 69] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Review by A. E. [Arundell Esdaile] in Sussex Notes and Queries, May 1956:
In the seventeen years that have passed since the first edition of this book appeared, and even more in the twenty-five since the publication of the author's seminal work, Prehistoric Sussex, a long series of excavations has been carried out along the seaboard and Downlands of Sussex, largely by or for the Society and its affiliated bodies under archaeologists, whom to name would be invidious, inspired by the work of Dr. Curwen and his distinguished father. The book has been skilfully revised and brought up to date, without much disturbance of the text and illustrations of 1937. The footnotes, which abound in references to the Society's and other publications of the forties and fifties, form an easy guide to the revisions and additions. For example, we have accounts, inter alia, after Burstow's work on the Bronze Age site on Itford Hill and of Dr. A. E. Wilson's recent work at Chichester. While the book was in proof Dr. Curwen was able to record the startling recent exposure of the Piltdown forgery.
With the Iron Age, with which unfortunately the book had to conclude, we get out of prehistory into history, even before the Romans came. For example, we have the tin-copper coins from the Caburn. These barbaric copies of Gaulish coins, originating at Massilia, bear a head and a bull. Dr. Curwen suggests that the head represents Apollo; but may we not infer from the bull that it rather represents that other sun-god, dear to the Roman legions, Mithras? The present writer is no prehistorian - indeed so little of one that it is only now that his belief, acquired in school days at Lancing, that dewponds are prehistoric, was a delusion, and that they are not to be dated earlier than the eighteenth century. So it is with great hesitation that he offers the suggestion above.
To the Iron Age belongs the network of Roman roads from the coast and over the Weald, which Mr. Margary has done so much to map out. Dr. Curwen gives a clear, though necessarily brief, resume of Mr. Margary's conclusions.
The wartime activities of tanks, and the even more drastic post war effects of bulldozers, will make future archaeological work difficult, especially on the Downs, where prehistoric habitations were thickest. But they may provide fresh problems for the archaeologists of the thirtieth century.

Small Talk in Sussex, by Esther Meynell, published 1954 (173 pp., London: Robert Hale) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15307][Lib 12870] & West Sussex Libraries

Sussex on the Eve of the Roman Conquest, by Arthur E. Wilson, published 1955 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 93, article, pp.59-77) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2178] & The Keep [LIB/500336] & S.A.S. library

The King's England: Sussex, by Mee, Arthur, published 1956 (Hodder & Stoughton) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12293] & The Keep [LIB/500130]

Great Men of Sussex, by Philip Rush, published 1956 (128 pp., London: John Lane) accessible at: & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex, by F. R. Banks, published 1957 (383 pp., Penguin Books) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/500114] & British Library

Fourteenth-Century Halls In Sussex, by Reginald Thomas Mason, published 1957 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 95, article, pp.71-93) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2180] & The Keep [LIB/500334] & S.A.S. library

Something of Sussex, by Howe Vera Garner, published 1959 (94 pp., Lewes: W. E. Baxter) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9607] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Commonwealth Unions of Benefices in Sussex, by C. E. Welch, published November 1959 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. XV no. 4, article, pp.116-120) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8233] & The Keep [LIB/500217] & S.A.S. library

Sussex Barrows, by E. W. Holden, published November 1959 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. XV no. 4, article, pp.126-127) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8233] & The Keep [LIB/500217] & S.A.S. library

Chopchurches' In Sussex, by L. F. Salzman, F.S.A., published 1962 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 100, article, pp.137-141) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 11489] & The Keep [LIB/500329] & S.A.S. library

The Common Lands and Waste Lands of Sussex, by P. F. Brandon, 1963 at Birkbeck, University of London (Ph.D. thesis) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/508100][Lib/508101]

The Sussex Gap Towns, a Geographical Analysis, by D. Burtenshaw, 1963 at University of London (M.A. thesis)

County of Sussex Report, published 1964 (pamphlet, Order of the Hospital of St John at Jerusalem) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 4046]

Sussex in Colour, by A. N. Court, published 1964 (booklet, Norwich: Jarrold Publishing) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15407] & East Sussex Libraries

The Last Sussex Abjurations, by Roy F. Hunnisett, published 1964 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 102, article, pp.39-51) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2187] & The Keep [LIB/500327] & S.A.S. library

The Rapes of Sussex and the Norman Conquest, by J. F. A. Mason, published 1964 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 102, article, pp.68-93) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2187] & The Keep [LIB/500327] & S.A.S. library

Sussex in Research Theses, by D. Burtenshaw, published May 1964 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. XVI no. 3, note, pp.105-106) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8234] & The Keep [LIB/500218] & S.A.S. library

British Humanities Index, Regional Lists: Sussex, published 1965 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 5066]

Some Sussex Personalities, edited by John Fines, published c.1965 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7106]

Sussex Market Towns, 1550-1750, by G. O. Cowley, 1965 at University of London (M.A. thesis)

The Last Sussex Abjurations. A Postscript, by Roy F. Hunnisett, published 1965 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 103, article, pp.49-52) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2188] & The Keep [LIB/500326] & S.A.S. library

British Humanities Index, Regional Lists: Sussex, published 1966 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 5065]

William the First and the Sussex Rapes, by J. F. A. Mason, published 1966 (pamphlet, Hastings Historical Association) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 4189] & West Sussex Libraries

Sussex - County Handbook, published 1969 (pamphlet, West Sussex County Council and East Sussex County Council) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7105]

The Heritage of Sussex, by Marcus Crouch, published 1969 (132 pp., Macdonald & Co., ISBN-10: 0356024490 & ISBN-13: 9780356024493) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15391] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex: 100 Years Ago, compiled by Frank Graham, published 1969 (80 pp.) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 189] & The Keep [LIB/500098] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
A picture of Sussex in the first half of the 19th century, using 160 old prints

Sussex County Handbook: East Sussex and West Sussex, published 1970 (pamphlet, J Burrow & Co Ltd) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 11962]

Sussex - County Handbook, published 1971 (WSCC, ESCC) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 5278]

Guide to Sussex Excursions, edited by R. B. G. Williams, published 1971 (Institute of British Geographers)

Scene in Sussex - a fresh look at the County, by Ralph Lewis, published 1972 (146 pp., London: The Research Publishing Company, ISBN-13: 9780705000154) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Discovering Sussex, A Motorist's Guide to Places of Interest, Including Nine Circular Tours and a Gazetteer of Main Towns and Villages, edited by R. L. P. Jowitt, published 20 April 1972 (pamphlet, 72 pp., Aylesbury: Shire Publications, ISBN-10: 0852631480 & ISBN-13: 9780852631485) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Mesolithic Assemblage in Sussex, by Paddy Bradley, published 1 July 1972 (20 pp., The History Press, ISBN-10: 0850330750 & ISBN-13: 9780850330755) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8286]

Victorian Sussex, by John Lowerson, published July 1972 (64 pp., BBC Books, ISBN-10: 0563122250 & ISBN-13: 9780563122258) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/500045] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

List of Scheduled Ancient Monuments: Sussex, published 1974 (pamphlet, Department of the Environment) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 5878]

Sussex, by John Burke, published 1974 (96 pp., London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., ISBN-10: 0713428147 & ISBN-13: 9780713428148) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Ancient Monuments in Sussex, by Eric W. Holden, published 1974 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 112, shorter notice, p.152) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 5960] & The Keep [LIB/500317] & S.A.S. library

The Ecclesden Outrage. A Fresh Interpretation, by Julian Cornwall, published 1975 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 113, article, pp.7-15) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 6177] & The Keep [LIB/500316] & S.A.S. library

Sussex Long Ago, by Peggy Bunt, published 1976 (pamphlet, 32 pp., Cornwall: James Pike, St Ives, ISBN-10: 0859321703 & ISBN-13: 9780859321709) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14905] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Discovering Sussex, A Motorist's Guide to Places of Interest, Including Nine Circular Tours and a Gazetteer of Main Towns and Villages, edited by R. L. P. Jowitt, published 1976 (pamphlet, 72 pp., Aylesbury: Shire Publications, ISBN-10: 0852633637 & ISBN-13: 9780852633632) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 4152][Lib 12465][Lib 9375] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Recipes, by Judy Moore, published 1976 (James Pike Ltd.) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Sussex Car Tours, by Judy Moore, published 1976 (James Pike Ltd.) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Further Notes on Deserted and Shrunken Medieval Villages in Sussex, by G. R. Burleigh, published 1976 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 114, article, pp.61-68) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 6476] & The Keep [LIB/500315] & S.A.S. library

Ancient Monuments in Sussex, by Eric W. Holden, published 1976 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 114, shorter notice, p.323) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 6476] & The Keep [LIB/500315] & S.A.S. library

Sussex Castles, Gardens and Ancient Houses, by F. Holmes, published April 1976 (pamphlet, 32 pp., J. Pike, ISBN-10: 0859321665 & ISBN-13: 9780859321662) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14903] & East Sussex Libraries

Historic towns in Sussex, an archaeological survey, by Frederick G. Aldsworth and David Freke, published December 1976 (72 pp., London: Institute of Archaeologists, University of London, ISBN-10: 0905853008 & ISBN-13: 9780905853000) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 6814] & The Keep [LIB/500074] & British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Villages, by Michael H. C. Baker, published 10 February 1977 (176 pp., Robert Hale Ltd., ISBN-10: 0709159110 & ISBN-13: 9780709159117) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 17957] & British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

John Norden's 'Description of Sussex' 1595, by John H. Farrant, published 1978 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 116, article, pp.269-276) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7197] & The Keep [LIB/500313] & S.A.S. library

Ancient Monuments in Sussex, by Eric W. Holden, published 1978 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 116, shorter notice, p.393) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7197] & The Keep [LIB/500313] & S.A.S. library

Sussex Scenes, by Michael H. C. Baker, published 16 November 1978 (192 pp., Robert Hale Ltd., ISBN-10: 0709169973 & ISBN-13: 9780709169970) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Events and Disasters, by D. J. Bull and L. K. Oliver, published 1979 (iv + 28 pp., Shoreham-by-Sea: Nostalgia Publications) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

Ancient Monuments in Sussex, by Eric W. Holden, published 1979 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 117, shorter notice, p.221) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7497] & The Keep [LIB/500312] & S.A.S. library

Sussex Barrows, by Eric W. Holden, published 1979 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 117, shorter notice, pp.221-223) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7497] & The Keep [LIB/500312] & S.A.S. library

Ancient Monuments in Sussex, by The Editor, published 1980 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 118, note, p.363) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7805] & The Keep [LIB/500305] & S.A.S. library

A Lost 17th Century Demographic Crisis? The Evidence of Two Counties, by Derek Turner, published March 1980 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 4 no. 3, article, pp.76-83) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8672] & The Keep [LIB/501256] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.   Download PDF

Mediaeval Sussex: A Bibliography, by Sue Farrant, published October 1980 (Occasional Paper no. 10, 40 pp., Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sussex, ISBN-10: 0904242110 & ISBN-13: 9780904242119) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7506] & The Keep [LIB/502027] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Heritage News, by Michael Barnard, published 1981 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12592]

Around Historic Sussex, by Gerald Lip, published 1982 (2nd edition, 144 pp., Hove: Eagle Publishing Co., ISBN-10: 0905782054 & ISBN-13: 9780905782058) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8423] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Lancaster v Dallingridge: a Franchisal Dispute in Fourteenth Century Sussex, by Simon Walker, published 1983 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 121, article, pp.87-94) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8902] & The Keep [LIB/500308] & S.A.S. library

Sussex Environment Landscape and Society, edited by Geography Editorial Committee, University of Sussex, published 1 September 1983 (312 pp., Stroud: Sutton Publishing Ltd., ISBN-10: 0862990459 & ISBN-13: 9780862990459) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8831] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Landscapes of Sussex, by R. B. G. Williams and D. A. Robinson, published 1 September 1983 in Sussex Environment Landscape and Society (chapter 1, pp.33-49, Stroud: Sutton Publishing Ltd., ISBN-10: 0862990459 & ISBN-13: 9780862990459) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8831] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Through the Census, by M. F. Dunford and A. J. Fielding, published 1 September 1983 in Sussex Environment Landscape and Society (pp.293-303, Stroud: Sutton Publishing Ltd., ISBN-10: 0862990459 & ISBN-13: 9780862990459) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8831] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
Analyses population, house tenure, car ownership, employment etc. in the census, mainly 1981, with some comparisons with the 1971 census

The Victoria History of the County of Sussex Index, edited by C. R. Elrington, published 1984 accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9065]

Castles in Sussex, by John Guy, published 1984 (162 pp. & illus., Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd., ISBN-10: 085033523X & ISBN-13: 9780850335231) accessible at: R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

People of Hidden Sussex, by Warden Swinfen and David Arscott, published 1984 (162 pp., BBC Radio Sussex, ISBN-10: 0950951005 & ISBN-13: 9780950951003) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9982] & The Keep [LIB/500104][Lib/500091] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Hatchments of Britain Kent, Surrey, Sussex: Kent, Surrey, Sussex, by Peter Summers and John E. Titterton, published 1 January 1985 (vol. 5, 174 p., Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd., ISBN-10: 0850335353 & ISBN-13: 9780850335354) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Around Historic Sussex, by Gerald Lip, published 1986 (3rd edition, 144pp., Hove: Eagle Publishing Co., ISBN-10: 0905782100 & ISBN-13: 9780905782102) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Explore Sussex: Its Coast, Countryside and Heritage, by David Arscott, published 20 March 1986 (112 pp., Local Heritage Books, ISBN-10: 0863680143 & ISBN-13: 9780863680144) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10008] & British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex and America, by Keith Ashton, published 1987 (booklet, 125 pp., Cleveland) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9714] & British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Hidden Sussex Day by Day, by Warden Swinfen and David Arscott, published 1987 (170 pp., BBC Radio Sussex, ISBN-10: 0950951021 & ISBN-13: 9780950951027) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10012][Lib 10013] & The Keep [LIB/500105] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Weathervanes of Sussex, by Brigid Chapman, published 4 May 1987 (142 pp., Book Guild Publishing Ltd., ISBN-10: 0863322808 & ISBN-13: 9780863322808) accessible at: R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Coade Stone in Sussex, by Alison Kelly, published 1988 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 126, article, pp.179-195) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10371] & The Keep [LIB/500303] & S.A.S. library

The South East to AD1000, by Peter Drewett, David Rudling and Mark Gardiner, published 9 May 1988 (384 pp., London: Longman, ISBN-10: 0582492726 & ISBN-13: 9780582492721) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The storm of 16th October 1987 and a brief comparison with three other historic gales in Southern England (1362, 1662, 1703), by M. W. Rowe, published June 1988 in The Journal of Meteorology (vol. 13, no. 129, article, pp.149-155)   Download PDF
Abstract:
The storm of 16th October 1987 was one of the most destructive gales on record in South-East England. However, the damage appears to have been neither as widespread nor a severe as in the gales of 1362, 1662 and 1703, although in Kent and Sussex it may have been comparble with the storm of 1703, which was in general the most severe of the four. Major factors in the development of the 1987 storm were an exceptional thermal gradient in the upper atmosphere over the Atlantic and the existence of a sharp upper trough to the west of Britain.

Sussex and the Single European Market, published 1989 (pamphlet, Lewes: East Sussex County Council) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10492]

A Taste of Sussex, published 1989 (A4 Publications Ltd) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 17165]

Sussex and the Victoria County History, by T. P. Hudson, published 1989 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10363]

Guided Walks in Sussex, published 1990 (pamphlet, East & West Sussex County Councils) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10663]

A Sussex Christmas, by Shaun Payne, published 1990 (152 pp., Stroud: Alan Sutton, ISBN-10: 086299747X & ISBN-13: 9780862997472) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10802] & The Keep [LIB/500109] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Hidden Sussex - the Towns, by Warden Swinfen and David Arscott, published 1990 (158 pp., BBC Radio Sussex, ISBN-10: 0950951056 & ISBN-13: 9780950951058) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13108] & The Keep [LIB/500106] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex (New Shell Guide), by John Godfrey, published 31 May 1990 (192 pp., London: Michael Joseph Ltd., ISBN-10: 0718132831 & ISBN-13: 9780718132835) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10672] & R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Site and Settlement in Sussex, by Sue Gee et al, published 1991 (West Sussex County Council) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 11079] & West Sussex Libraries

Historic Towns of Kent and Sussex, by David W. Lloyd, published 25 April 1991 (96 pp., London: Gollancz, ISBN-10: 057505039X & ISBN-13: 9780575050396) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/508061] & R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Royal visitors to Sussex: from 491 to 1991, by Brigid Chapman, published October 1991 (vi + 167 pp., Lewes: CGB Books Cliffe, ISBN-10: 187398300X & ISBN-13: 9781873983003) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Cavalcade, by Arthur R. Ankers, published 1 January 1992 (pamphlet, x + 133 pp., Otford, Kent: Hawthorns Publications, ISBN-10: 1871044456 & ISBN-13: 9781871044454) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 11864] & British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Oasthouses in Sussex and Kent: their history and development, by Gwen Jones and John Bell, published 1 January 1992 (viii + 72 pp., Phillimore for Hop Industry Research Survey, Chichester, ISBN-10: 0850338182 & ISBN-13: 9780850338188) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/502135] & R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Sussex Story, by David Arscott, published November 1992 (96 pp., Pomegranate Press, ISBN-10: 0951987607 & ISBN-13: 9780951987605) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Royal Oaks and Miraculous Appliances, by T.V. (Thea Valentine?), published December 1992 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 5 Number 2, article, pp.29-33, Winter 1992) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15968]
Abstract:
Account of the escape of Charles II to the continent and his journey through Sussex in 1651.

A Time There Was: Memory of Rural Life in Sussex, by Phoebe Somers, published 30 September 1993 (96 pp., Stroud: Sutton Publishing Ltd., ISBN-10: 0750903856 & ISBN-13: 9780750903851) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12060] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Registration Districts of Sussex in 1836 with maps and lists of parishes, published 1994 (booklet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12256]

Crime and Misadventure, by J.S., published July 1994 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 6 Number 4, article, pp.31-33, Summer 1994) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15968]
Abstract:
Extracts from the Calendar of Assize Records for Sussex 1603-1625. Stories of burglary and violence and their subsequent punishments. Many local names included.

Living Sussex, by David Arscott, published 16 September 1994 (96 pp., Pomegranate Press, ISBN-10: 0951987615 & ISBN-13: 9780951987612) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Lost Villages of Sussex, by John E. Vigar, published 1 October 1994 (112 pp., The Dovecote Press, ISBN-10: 1874336296 & ISBN-13: 9781874336297) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

A History of the Sussex People: the search for a County identity, by Chris Hare, published 1995 (Southern Heritage Books, ISBN-10: 0952709708 & ISBN-13: 9780952709701) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex, by Desmond Seward, published 6 April 1995 (304 pp., Pimlico, ISBN-10: 0712651330 & ISBN-13: 9780712651332) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12819] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Doris Ashby Remembered, published July 1995 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 7 Number 4, article, pp.16-19, Summer 1995) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15968]
Abstract:
Memories by local people of the naturalist and photographer, Doris Ashby.

A Chat with Mr and Mrs Purdew, by F J-D [Mrs D.V.F Johnson-Davies], published October 1995 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 8 Number 1, article, pp.16-21, Autumn 1995) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15968]
Abstract:
The memories of Alfie and Mary Purdew of Sussex in the inter-war years, and into the 1940s.

A second Sussex quiz book: winkling out the where, what and why of the whacky, weird and wonderful , by David Arscott and illustrated by Tizzie Knowles, published 1 November 1995 (64 pp., Seaford: S. B. Publications, ISBN-10: 1857700864 & ISBN-13: 9781857700862) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Folklore and Legends of Sussex., by Penelope George, published December 1995 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 8 Number 2, article, pp.13-14, Winter 1995) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15968]
Abstract:
Stories of the folklore of Sussex from Winter 1995 lecture given by David and Elizabeth Tait.

Sampling Sussex, Old Country Recipes and Remedies, by Judy Moore, published 1996 (Seaford: S. B. Publications) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Sussex Wildlife Trust, A History from 1961 to 1996, by Frank Penfold, published 1996 (Sussex Wildlife Trust, ISBN-10: 1898388091 & ISBN-13: 9781898388098) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Sussex Seams: A Collection of Travel Writing , edited by Paul Foster, published 23 May 1996 (160 pp., Sutton Publishing, ISBN-10: 0750911913 & ISBN-13: 9780750911917) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
Produced in association with the Chichester Institute of Higher Education, an illustrated collection of travel literature on the county of Sussex, which includes pieces by Virginia Woolf, Charlotte Smith, Rob Batho and Hugh Dunkerley on areas such as Bognor Regis, the South Downs and Cissbury Hill.

In Praise of Sussex, by David Arscott and illustrated by David J. Marl, published 1 September 1996 (128 pp., Pomegranate Press, ISBN-10: 0951987623 & ISBN-13: 9780951987629) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Cavalcade, by Arthur R. Ankers, published 25 September 1997 (revised edition, x + 133 pp., Pond View Books, ISBN-10: 187104460X & ISBN-13: 9781871044607) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Hedgerow Harvest, by T.V. (Thea Valentine?), published October 1997 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 10 Number 1, article, pp.27-28, Autumn 1997) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Abstract:
Customs and foraging for food in the Sussex countryside, including storage methods. Taken from a book on country customs compiled in 1993 by the West Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes.

Historic Sussex: A Guide Book, by Chris Hare, published 1998 (156 pp., Southern Heritage Books, ISBN-10: 0952709724 & ISBN-13: 9780952709725) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Walking Tour of Sussex 20-30 JULY, 1827, by John Stuart Mill, published 1998 in Journals and Debating Speeches (pp.455-475, University of Toronto Press)   View Online

The Development of Roman villas in Sussex, by David R. Rudling, published 1998 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 136, article, pp.41-66) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13921] & The Keep [LIB/500297] & S.A.S. library

Stone Heads from East and West Sussex, by Janet Pennington, published 1998 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 136, shorter article, pp.201-203) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13921] & The Keep [LIB/500297] & S.A.S. library

The SussexMartlets, published July 1998 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 10 Number 4, article, pp.19-21, Summer 1998) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Abstract:
Edited extracts from the Sussex County Magazine 1937 relating to the origins of the six little birds (without feet) which are a well known heraldic feature of the Sussex County Arms.

Sussex Privies, by David Arscott, published 22 October 1998 (96 pp., Berkshire: Countryside Books, ISBN-10: 185306534X & ISBN-13: 9781853065347) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Speed of Travel, by William Albery, published October 1998 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 11 Number 1, article, pp.15-16, Autumn 1998) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Abstract:
Account of the cost and difficulties of travel in the 1760s, both in Sussex and beyond. From an original article in the Sussex County Magazine 1938.

About Sussex. From 'Mr Smith's collection (source unidentified), by Mr Smith?, published October 1998 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 11 Number 1, article, pp.22-24, Autumn 1998) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Abstract:
Appears to be a copy of an original guide book entry, giving a brief information about Sussex plus a map. No date or origin given, but possible 18th century?

Of Rapes and Hundreds, by F J-D [Mrs D.V.F Johnson-Davies], published December 1998 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 11 Number 2, article, pp.19-23, Winter 1998) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Abstract:
The history and meaning of the Sussex Rapes, with particular reference to the Rape of Chichester. First mentioned in the Domesday Survey, it is an area of land in the charge of an overlord.

And it still goes on?, by T.V. (Thea Valentine?), published December 1998 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 11 Number 2, article, pp.37-38, Winter 1998) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Abstract:
Annoucement in the 1797 Sussex Weekly Advertiser of two forthcoming cock fights.

Sussex Tokens, by Thea Valentine, published July 1999 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 11 Number 4, article, pp.29-31, Summer 1999) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Abstract:
Currency and trade tokens issued in Sussex, in particular Midhurst, from the 17th to 19th centuries.

Sussex Millennium Book, by David Arscott, published October 1999 (24 pp., Pomegranate Press, ISBN-10: 0953349349 & ISBN-13: 9780953349340) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Seams 2: A Further Collection of Trevor Writing, edited by Paul Foster, published 1 November 1999 (320 pp., Chichester: University College, ISBN-10: 0948765143 & ISBN-13: 9780948765148) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14124] & West Sussex Libraries

She had no Chattles of her Own, by Thea Valentine, published December 1999 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 12 Number 2, article, pp.27-29, Winter 1999) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Abstract:
Tragic stories of accidents and suicides taken from Sussex Record society publication, 'Sussex Coroners' Inquests 1485-1558'.

The Sussex Gardens Book, by David Arscott, published March 2000 (24 pp., Pomegranate Press, ISBN-10: 0953349365 & ISBN-13: 9780953349364) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Hidden Places of Sussex, by Joanna Billing and illustrated by Sarah Bird, published March 2000 (218 pp., 4th revised edition, Travel Publishing Ltd., ISBN-10: 1902007441 & ISBN-13: 9781902007441) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex Celebrities: A Gallery of Icons, Eccentrics and a Few Rogues, by Fred Lilley, published 30 September 2000 (104 pp., SB Publications, ISBN-10: 1857702034 & ISBN-13: 9781857702033) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Classic Walks in Sussex, by Ben Perkins, published 15 April 2001 (96 pp., Seaford: S. B. Publications, ISBN-10: 1857702239 & ISBN-13: 9781857702231) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
Classic Walks in Sussex offers a selection by the author of 20 of the best walks in East and West Sussex, the walks having been chosen for their variety, beauty of the countryside through which they pass, or the historical associations of the places visited. The majority of walks can be found within the Sussex Downs and High Weald, where many of the best walks are located.
The walks vary in length between 4 and 12 miles, with most of them being completed during half a day. All walks are circular except a linear walk around Chichester Harbour. Any of the walks provide a memorable day out and will show the best of the beautiful counties of East and West Sussex.
The author, Ben Perkins is retired and lives in Brighton. He is a prolific writer of walk books on Sussex,

The Pleasure Grounds of Sussex, by Mark Dudeney and Eileen Hallett, published 15 October 2001 (96 pp., Burgess Hill: Mid-Sussex Books, ISBN-10: 0953062511 & ISBN-13: 9780953062515) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Good Old, Bad Old Days: The Sussex of Lawrence Graburn, edited by Chris Hare, published 14 December 2001 (110 pp., Southern Heritage Books, ISBN-10: 0952709732 & ISBN-13: 9780952709732) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Prehistoric Sussex, by Miles Russell, published 2002 (176 pp., Tempus Publishing Ltd., ISBN-10: 0752419641 & ISBN-13: 9780752419640) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14783] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Sussex: People and History, by Denys Skinner, published 1 October 2002 (208 pp., Crowood Press, ISBN-10: 1861265190 & ISBN-13: 9781861265197) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
Sussex is a country rich in history waiting to be explored by the local, the visitor and the student alike. This title introduces the people and the historical events that have made the county what it is. Topics covered include: the geography - the South Downs, the open forests and heathlands and the coast; the people - from Neolithic Man to the Prince Regent; the buildings - Saxon and Norman churches, imposing castle at Arundel and Bodiam, the splendour of Petworth and the quiet beauty of Batemans; and the communitites - popular resorts of Eastbourne and Brighton, idyllic villages and hamlets full of reminders of times long past.

Silly Sussex, by Judy Moore, published 2004 (Seaford: S. B. Publications) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Village Signs in Sussex, by Brigid Chapman, published 15 October 2006 (168 pp., Seaford: S. B. Publications, ISBN-10: 1857703219 & ISBN-13: 9781857703214) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Medieval seal matrices and papal bullae from Sussex, 2003-2007, by Liz Andrews-Wilson and Christopher Whittick, published 2007 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 145, short article, pp.222-228) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15980] & The Keep [LIB/500363] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Dead and Buried in Sussex: Incorporating What the Vicar Saw, by David Arscott, published 23 April 2007 (148 pp., Pomegranate Press, ISBN-10: 0954897552 & ISBN-13: 9780954897550) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
Here we have two successful books brought together in one binding.
Dead & Buried in Sussex is the first ever book on the county's abundant churchyard heritage. It traces the colourful history of our epitaphs and memorials, discovering a wealth of striking examples - many of which would never be allowed today. The chapter headings include Words to the Wise (dire warnings), Many a Slip (masons' mistakes), A Pride in the Job (trades and professions) and Gripes and Grievances (memorials with a grudge).
The copious photographs include gruesome death scenes, a smattering of Sussex dialect, some poignant verses and memorials to animals.
What the Vicar Saw is a collection of remarkable marginal comments in the parish records of yesteryear. Vicars often treated the birth, death and marriage registers as if they were their own personal diaries, scrawling witty or contemptuous comments that would have astounded their unsuspecting flock. These secret scribblings reveal a vivid cast of characters gamely struggling against life's adversities - cruel accidents, ghastly diseases and the lurid temptation of sex and drink.

What The Victorians Did For Sussex, by Roland Lewis, published 11 April 2007 (96 pp., Snake River Press, ISBN-10: 1906022046 & ISBN-13: 9781906022044) accessible at: R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

A Sussex Miscellany, by Sophie Collins, published 3 September 2007 (96 pp., Snake River Press Ltd., ISBN-10: 1906022089 & ISBN-13: 9781906022082) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
Who was the Grey Lady of Pevensey Castle? How many pubs are there in Sussex? How long would the Cuckmere be if it were stretched out? Where could you have dined on Pigeons au soleil. What (or who) on earth is the Knucker? How many men did it take to run the Shoreham Oyster Fleet? Who won the Battle of Lewes? How many Lords Lieutenant does it take to run the county? Where are the Mutton Barracks? What's the highest score ever made in one match by Sussex County Cricket Club? For answers to these burning questions, or for a lovely lazy afternoon dipping into an entertainingly quirky mix of local facts, figures, history, statistics and folk tales, turn to the "Sussex Miscellany", a refreshing Schott of Sussex for readers who love local trivia.

Sussex Tales of the Unexpected: Five Centuries of County Life, by Kim C. Leslie, published 20 October 2008 (242 pp., Chichester: West Sussex County Council, ISBN-10: 0862605776 & ISBN-13: 9780862605773) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/500121] & West Sussex Libraries

The Little Book of Sussex, by David Arscott, published 1 September 2011 (204 pp., The History Press, ISBN-10: 075245871X & ISBN-13: 9780752458717) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
The Little Book of Sussex is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic, or simply strange information no-one will want to be without. Here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, famous sons and daughters, and literally hundreds of wacky facts (plus some authentically bizarre bits of historic trivia). David Arscott's new book gathers together a myriad of data on Sussex. There are lots of factual chapters but also plenty of frivolous details which will amuse and surprise. With chapters on folklore, history, geography, celebrity Sussexians and much more, this is an ideal book for all those who know and love this quintessentially English county.

CL:BR - the Classis Britannica in Kent & Sussex, by Dana S. Adler, published 12 December 2013 (202 pp., Lulu.com, ISBN-10: 1291485015 & ISBN-13: 9781291485011) accessible at: British Library
Abstract:
A study of the Classis Britannica, Rome's British Channel Fleet, which existed for around 200 years, but which left very little evidence of its passing. This book concentrates on researching the evidence for the Fleet's forts and harbours in the English counties of Kent and Sussex, the only places where the Fleet's stamped tiles have been found.

Sussex Through Time, by Douglas D'Enno, published 28 April 2014 (96 pp., Stroud: Amberley Publishing, ISBN-10: 1445609002 & ISBN-13: 9781445609003) accessible at: & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
This companion volume to Sussex Coast Through Time is unique in being the first 'then and now' book to portray the numerous and diverse communities of East and West Sussex through rich sepia and stunning colour images. Most of the early pictures have never previously been published and include a number of rarities that can only now be widely enjoyed. Far from simply depicting street scenes, the focus occasionally shifts, with suitable background, to an event, a group of buildings or perhaps even simply a shop or house to illustrate local change - for better or worse - down the years. Sussex Through Time is an important addition to the literature on Sussex and forms a valuable and long-awaited comparative record of most of the settlements lying within this extensive county.
Review by Maria Gardiner in Sussex Past & Present no. 136, August 2015:
This latest collection of Douglas D'Enno's photographs is, as he writes, 'a companion to my Sussex Coast Through Time' that was reviewed in a recent edition of Sussex Past & Present. Like the earlier volume, most of the images are taken from postcards which are arranged in geographical order from Rye to South Harting.
The author's method is to take an image from earlier in the last century, and then try to reproduce it from the same vantage point: an endeavour which at times must have been rather perilous as roads which were once almost empty have been replaced with roads which are filled with traffic. He is careful to tell his readers the precise location of the images, e.g. 'The small market town of Heathfield lies almost equidistant . . . located near a junction . . . and the viewpoint looks south-eastward . . .'. He is also concerned to tell us of any rail-links and the 1904 map of Sussex shown at the end of the book shows how many of these links have been lost.
The images illustrating Worthing serve to illustrate Enno's approach. The one taken in the early twentieth century shows the former Town Hall: an imposing classical building which was demolished in 1968. It is surrounded by narrow streets and little shops each with an awning. There is no traffic except for pedestrians calmly walking around. The modern half of the pair taken from the same position is very different. The Town Hall is now the Guildbourne Centre - a shopping mall of undistinguished architecture - and none of the little shops exist any more. There are trees and hanging baskets, and whereas in the earlier picture all the ladies are wearing long skirts, in the newer image all but one person is wearing trousers. This pairing is perhaps extreme. It is remarkable in fact how little has changed in the smaller communities: the greatest change being the arrival of motor traffic and telegraph poles.
My main criticism of this book is that the author has tried to cover too much ground. It may be that there is a lack of early pictures, but rather than the skimming off the surface shown in this volume, it might have been better if the material had been divided into two books, one for each half of Sussex, with a greater selection of images being shown of each location. In his acknowledgements he apologises for the fact that lack of space prevented him from doing justice to the numerous books and websites he used as reference material. This was a pity and I hope that, if the book goes into a second edition, the lack can be remedied. Nonetheless, Sussex Through Time achieves its purpose and stands as a worthy companion to Sussex Coast Through Time.

Public Sculpture of Sussex, by Jill Seddon, Peter Seddon and Anthony McIntosh, published 1 November 2014 (xviii + 222 pp., Liverpool University Press, ISBN-10: 1781381259 & ISBN-13: 9781781381250) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/508708] & R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
This is the 17th volume in the series the Public Sculpture of Britain, part of the PMSA National Recording Project, which will eventually cover the whole of the country. The introduction considers the ways in which the rural and urban landscapes of Sussex, from market town, rural village and country estate, to city, major seaside resort and new town development, are reflected in the county s public sculptures. The historical period covered ranges from the allegedly pre-historic (the Long Man of Wilmington) to the present day (the most recent entry is Maggi Hambling s The Resurrection Spirit, 2013). There is a high proportion of nineteenth- century sculptures, including significant works by John Flaxman, Michael Rysbrack, Frances Chantrey and John Edward Carew; the statuemania that characterised the last part of this century is well illustrated by Thomas Brock s imposing statue celebrating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee on Hove seafront. The achievements of major twentieth and twenty-first century sculptors are represented by Elisabeth Frink and William Pye among others. Many works from this period are the result of public art initiatives by local councils, often as part of more wide-ranging regeneration schemes for Sussex towns. The patronage of health authorities, influenced by new thinking about the calming and healing qualities of art in public places has also benefitted both local sculptors and those based elsewhere in the country. Each individual work is catalogued, with precise details of location, condition and history, including commissioning, opening ceremonies and re-siting. Most are individually illustrated in black and white. Biographies of local and less well-known sculptors, together with a selected bibliography are included at the end of the volume.

50 Gems of Sussex: The History & Heritage of the Most Iconic Places, by Kevin Newman, published 15 March 2017 (96 pp., Stroud: Amberley Publishing, ISBN-10: 1445666138 & ISBN-13: 9781445666136) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Abstract:
Famous for its coastal playgrounds and rural retreats, Sussex is a county filled with natural appeal and is just an hour from the City of London. With a timeline dating back to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex and beyond, this south-eastern county is full of attractive and iconic treasures.
From the bustling seaside metropolis of Brighton to cosy chocolate-box villages such as Amberley and the magnificent Chichester Cathedral, this book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through market towns, vast landscapes and distinctive places of notable interest. The beautiful valley of Devil's Dyke, the medieval Pevensey Castle and the history of Norman Sussex draw countless visitors and are among this collection of Sussex sites that capture the character and intrigue of the striking county.
Breweries and beaches, castles and museums and those scenes of bucolic splendour that continue to attract artists, celebrities, photographers and writers are all here in a lovingly painted picture of Sussex today. In 50 Gems of Sussex, historian, tour guide and author Kevin Newman explores fifty unmissable gems that make this southern county special.