Local history

Lancing & Sompting Pastfinders Local History Group

Situated on the South Coast of England between the towns of Worthing & Shoreham by Sea

Pastfinders” is a group of enthusiasts who meet once a month as a focus and forum for the local history of these two coastal villages.

Our interests cover all aspects of local history including archaeology – genealogy – pictorial past – sociology – folklore and a number of other specialist strands. Personal research into our local heritage is encouraged.

Marlipins Museum (Shoreham)

Museum of local history in Shoreham

South Downs Society

The South Downs Society: Protecting the Downs since 1923

Sussex Industrial Archaeology Society

We record and study the remains of past industries and the achievements of the people concerned with them