Battle and District
                 Historical Society


Information specifically about the Norman Invasion and Battle of Hastings can be found by clicking this link:

Books and Links for the Norman Invasion and Battle of Hastings

Other Local History Societies and Information Links

Battle Abbey (English Heritage)

Battle Abbey (Bodleian Library indices from its Medieval Library)
Provenance and location

Battle Museum of Local History

Battle Town Council (includes links to many other local websites)

Battlefields Trust

Beckley History Society
New website under construction

Bodiam (by Keith Ennis)


British Association for Local History

British History On-line

British Library

British Library On-line Gallery


British Library Website Archive

British Library Manuscripts Blog

Cinque Ports

Council for Britsh Archaeology – South-East

Dallington History

East Sussex Record Office (The Keep)

East Sussex CC – Online resources for local history

Hastings and Rother Family History Society
The Society has closed and is transferring its assets to the Sussex Family History Group (see below)

Hastings Area Archaeological Research Group

Hastings History

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

Hastings History House, Local History Group and Old Town Preservation Society

Herstmonceux History

The High Weald

Histoire Normandie


Historical Directories Collections

Kent Archaeological Society

Medieval Source Material on the internet

Lewes History Group

National Archives

Ninfield History Group

Northiam and District Historical and Literary Society

Old Maps

Ordnance Survey c1840-1964
Vision of Britain
Old Sussex Mapped

Pevensey and Westham Historical Society

Robertsbridge & District Archaeological Society

Robertsbridge History

Roman Roads

Romney Marsh Research Trust

Rye Museum and Local History

Sedlescombe History (via Parish Council)

Sussex Archaeological Society

Sussex Family History Group

Sussex Industrial Archaeology Society

Sussex Military History Society

Sussex On-line Parish Clerks

Sussex Parish Churches

Sussex Record Society

Sussex Towns – Extended Urban Surveys for Hastings, Rother and Wealden districts

Thomas Brassey Society

Village Net

Wadhurst History Society

Wealden History

Wealden Iron Research Group

Winchelsea Town History

1066 Country

Other Useful Internet Resources

Wayback Machine – An Internet Archive initiative to build a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artefacts in digital form. It holds literally hundreds of billions of web pages collected over time. If a website has gone offline, it might well be found here.

Internet Archive – A non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites and more

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