Details of local History
for our Area
Historic Events
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42 - 286AD42AD Classis Britannica the Roman fleet of Britain.
43 - 400ADRoman Britain 43AD - 400AD
400 - 1066ADAnglo Saxons 400AD - 1066AD
450 - 2009ADThe Cliffs of Sussex and Erosion
475AD475AD Haesta and the Hastings Saxons.
477 - 491AD477AD Aelle the South Saxons expansion based on Sussex place names.
802ADMonarchs of Britain
849 - 899ADKing Alfred the Great 849AD - 899AD
890 - 920ADBurghal Hidage - 890AD to 920AD VillageNet History
1066ADBattle of Hastings 1066
1086ADDomesday Book 1086
1125ADTextus Roffensis 1125
1155 - 1500ADCinque Ports 1155 to 1500
1264ADBattle of Lewes 1264
1287 - 1287AD1287 a Terrible year for storms
1300 - 1833ADSmugglers - Smuggling 1300 to 1833
1331 - 1566ADWealden Broadcloth 1331AD - 1566AD
1348 - 1353ADBlack Death 1348 to 1353
1381ADPeasants Revolt 1381
1450ADJack Cades Rebellion 1450
1543 - 1813ADWealden Iron Masters and Cannons 1543 to 1813
1553 - 1558ADBloody Queen Mary 1553 to 1558
1686ADSussex Bonfire Societies 1686 to the Present Day
1710 - 1721ADSmugglers - The Mayfield Gang 1710 to 1721
1733 - 1749ADSmugglers - The Groombridge Gang 1733 to 1749
1735 - 1749ADSmugglers - The Hawkhurst Gang 1735 to 1749
1799 - 1839ADHarmer Terracotta Gravestones 1799 to 1839
1805 - 1815ADMartello Towers 1805 to 1815
1820 - 1826ADSmugglers - The Aldington Gang of 1820 to 1826
1830 - 1831ADCaptain Swing Riots 1830 to 1831
1880 - 1965ADRailways - The Cuckoo Line 1880 to 1965
10000 - 2000ADThe Changing face of Romney Marsh
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It's the year 1906. Rumours abound that a deadly plot is hatching - not in the fog-ridden back-alleys of London's Limehouse district or the sinister Devon moors of the Hound of the Baskervilles but in faraway Peking...
The Bald Explorer for local documentaries
Tenderheart Childrens Charity
Battle Brewery our local excellent micro brewery
Talk in Code fabulous new Album
A brand-new collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories by Tim Symonds -
including how with Kismet's help Watson uncovers a most diabolical plot against his comrade-in-arms..