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Building of the Month – The Eardley

Eardley House. In 1881 Jane Butler who had previously run a school in Selden Terrace, established a boarding house at 3 Marine Parade. She named her business Eardley House Boarding Establishment and by 1893 it had expanded into 4 & 5 Marine parade having 36 bedrooms. In the 1891 census …

RNLI Bicentenary 4 March 2024

SAVING LIVES AT SEA – PAST & PRESENT RNLI 200 Bicentenary The Royal National Lifeboat Institution proudly celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2024. Sir William Hillary’s vision for a service dedicated to saving lives at sea became a reality in Bishopsgate’s trendy London Tavern on 4 March 1824. Originally called …

The Dolling Sisters

This article previously appeared in the Friends of Broadwater & Worthing Cemetery tour booklet no.61, Untold Stories. Credit to Rosemary Pearson, Local family History Researcher, Worthing Heritage Alliance The Dolling Sisters