Eastbourne Local History Society. Introduction. TimeLine. Publications. Events. Local Historian. Eastbourne History Links. Eastbourne History Archive.

President : Lord Burlington.

The Eastbourne Local History Society, founded in 1970, is a charitable, not-for-profit organisation whose object is the pursuit and encouragement of an active interest in the study of the history of Eastbourne and its immediate environs, and the dissemination of research through talks, publications, conducted walks and visits to places of local interest. The Society has a wealth of local historical images in its archives.

c 1800 Gilbert Arms.      1893 Eastbourne's first bandstand.      1903 First municipal bus service.      1904 Technical Institute and free library.

The Society is administered by a committee of voluntary officers and committee members, elected at the Annual General Meeting.

About twelve meetings and events are held each year. Each meeting is addressed by a speaker with local historical knowledge. See our Events page for further details.

A journal, the Eastbourne Local Historian is published quarterly to provide a vehicle in which members' research findings are published.
It also includes the programme of forthcoming meetings and activities, news, and research enquiries.

For research enquiries please email Alan on info@eastbournehistory.org.uk

For enquiries about future talks or events please email Lynne on events@eastbournehistory.org.uk

We welcome new members, and membership of the Society is open to anyone upon payment of the annual subscription, due on 1 January each year. All payments must be made in sterling.
The subscription rates are:    £12 for a single membership    £18 for 2 people living at the same address and sharing the Journal.

Membership Form
For enquiries about membership, please contact the Membership Secretary:
Lynne Kealy
10 Fraser Avenue
East Sussex
BN23 6BD
Tel 01323 641604 Email ladybirdkealy@yahoo.co.uk

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