Category Archives: Heritage

The Names on the War Memorial: Selsey 1939-1945

Alan Dennis Abery, died 13th April 1940 Alan was one of the first Selsey boys to enlist in the services, volunteering for the Navy. Alan was a stoker on HMS Cossack, which was patrolling off the Norwegian coast in the … Continue reading

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August Bank Holiday Weekend Selsey Heritage Exhibition

Our Changing High Street This August Bank holiday weekend, stop by our exhibition at the Selsey Pavilion to see a collection of photos showing the transformation of the high street! The exhibition is open to visitors between 10am – 4pm … Continue reading

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Preserving Selsey’s Past: The Photo Archive Project

Since 2018, the Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group (MWHG) has been working in collaboration with Selsey Town Council, previous Selsey Society members and local volunteers, to archive photographs… Continue reading

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New Heritage Walks: Explore Norton, Earnley and Medmerry

We have new walking leaflets available which explore the history and heritage of Church Norton, Earnley and Medmerry. Pick up a leaflet from The Old Piggery Farm Shop And Tea Room, in Norton, or Billy’s On The Beach, in Bracklesham. … Continue reading

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The Selsey Photo Archive Project

Selsey Town Council wins National Lottery support for new Selsey Photo Archive Project.   Selsey Town Council has received a National Lottery grant of £9,900 for an exciting heritage project to preserve and make accessible a significant collection of photographs, … Continue reading

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The Selsey Heritage Trail

Joe Savill, a founder member of the MWHG group, is the Selsey Heritage Trail Coordinator and is responsible for the display of Blue Plaques in Selsey. The Blue Plaques Scheme highlights the places where important people in history lived and … Continue reading

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The Selsey Tram

The Selsey Tram or Tramway is a very popular subject for local historians, partly because of its rather eccentric nature and also its eventful history in terms of variety of engines, minor disasters and flooding problems. It was a standard … Continue reading

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