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Map of Worthing, late 1820s (PM 929)

  Richard Howell of West Sussex Archives Society (WSAS)      I love old maps. I love poring over them and imagining a landscape that has probably long since been changed beyond recognition, yet at the same time being able … Continue reading

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Map of the Manors of East Dean, Graffham and East Lavington, 1597 (Add Mss 48838)

Chosen by Richard Childs, former member of staff My favourite document is the map of the Manors of East Dean, Graffham and East Lavington, 1597 (Add Mss 48838). My reason for choosing it is not simply because it is the … Continue reading

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Concession map of Sena Sugar Estates in Portuguese East Africa, c1920 (Acc 15353)

Chosen by Rhodri Lewis, former member of staff In 1890, a young British man named John ‘Pitt’ Hornung decided to try his luck at founding a sugar cane plantation on the banks of the Zambesi in Portuguese East Africa. Battling … Continue reading

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