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

President : William Earl of 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 six 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 and information about talks, please contact: Email info@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:
D. Guthrie
5 Arden Mead
4 Staveley Road
East Sussex
BN20 7LH
Tel 01323 419181 Email dhguthrie@btinternet.com

Data Protection Policy

What data do we hold for each member?
Postal address
Telephone number(s) Email address (if applicable)
Subscription information (eg. standing order details, if applicable)
Gift Aid statement (if applicable)
This information is provided by each Society member
Who holds this data?
Membership Secretary
How is it held?
Digitally, on the private computers of the Membership Secretary and Treasurer; occasional printed copies are made, but these are not shared with other people.
Why do we hold this data?
For subscription purposes.
Postal addresses are also used as the basis of the mailing-list (used for the Eastbourne Local Historian and to send members statutory information).
Email addresses are also used for occasional contact with members.
Who do we share it with?
Contact details may be shared with Committee members on a need-to-know basis.
Contact details may be shared with ELHS members and outsiders only with the explicit consent of the person to be contacted.
Under no circumstances will we sell or pass on your data to other organisations, unless required to do so by statutory bodies such as HMRC (for Gift Aid information) or the police.
How long do we hold this data?
Up to 5 years after an individual has ceased membership.
In the event of the dissolution of the Society, members' names and contact details will not be passed on to any other organisation.
You may amend or withdraw your consent to us using your details at any time, by contacting the Society's Membership Secretary:
Miss D. Guthrie
5 Arden Mead
4 Staveley Road
East Sussex
BN20 7LH
01323 419181

Copyright All work on this website is voluntary and remains the copyright of the contributor unless otherwise stated, and it may not be reproduced in any form whatsoever without the express written permission of the copyright holder.
All requests to quote or illustrate from this material should be addressed in the first instance to info@eastbournehistory.org.uk
The views expressed by individual authors do not necessarily represent those of the Eastbourne Local History Society.

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