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West Sussex Records Office

3 Orchard Street Chichester England PO19 1DD  
01243 753602
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Tuesday-Friday: 9.15-4.45; Saturday: 9.15-12.30, 1.30-4.30

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  • West Sussex Unwrapped Week 4: Lifeboats July 7, 2020
    The coast of West Sussex is beautiful, but also deadly. The sea, with its unpredictable swells and lack of shelter from squally storms, has claimed many lives and countless vessels. Although the United Kingdom is an island with a deep connection with the sea, measures for maritime safety were not prevalent until the 18th century.…Continue […]
  • West Sussex Unwrapped Week 3: Food, Certificates and Scrapbooking of the WI June 30, 2020
    To match up with Screen Archive South East’s Day in Horsted Keynes Women’s Institute film, this week we are taking a look at what WSRO hold from up and down the county regarding WIs. There’s a lot of places to visit, and a lot of memories to recall and people to see, so let’s get…Continue […]
  • Happy Birthday John Fletcher! June 30, 2020
    By Nichola Court, Archivist WSRO holds a large and rich photographic archive of the county, dating from the earliest days of photography up to the modern day. One of our most compelling collections is that of the amateur photographer John Fletcher, a local man whose life was tragically cut short by World War I. In…Continue […]