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  • Staff and Volunteers

    We have posts available for part time shop assistants. A full time qualified seamstress. Volunteer sewers and antique and wartime collectors. Submit your application to … [reveal email] … read more

  • Ticehurst

    I am a descendant of William Ticehurst. I wondered if anyone knew if any descendants to William still live in Battle or in the area. This William had a son also called William who was a Captain. Thank you, Jo … read more

  • Pepper Family

    My great great grandfather was James W Pepper born in 1842 died 1915. We live in Eastbourne, just wondered if there is any peppers still around in Battle, would be great if anyone knows more of the family history. Thanks, Sue Rouse … read more

  • Clifford, Clarence and Clarice Veness

    I am trying to find relatives of my grandfather’s cousins Clifford, Clarice or Clarence Veness of East Sussex. Through their mother’s line we are related through the Ralph family who were gamekeeper’s at Ashburnham House. But any contacts to find living relatives would be much appreciated. Ed Fordham [reveal email] … read more

  • Old Court House, North Trade Road

    I am trying to track down photographs of the Old Court House, Police Station and Sergeants House. If anybody would be willing to allow us to reproduce their pictures for hanging in the building please get in touch. [reveal tel] . Thank you. … read more

  • Good Samaritan

    My name is Peter Price, I’m a Driving Instructor from Manchester. On 06/12/13 a very lovely lady, gave a complete stranger a lift from Battle railway station to Ore village, going out of her way in the process. I know her name is Isabel, she’s a doctor married to Mark and she has two children … read more

  • 1940’s Tea Room Opens

    A celebration of the life in the 40’s is the message that the Great Battle Tea Rooms presents. A serving of wartime food, cakes, scones and our famous afternoon cream tea buffets. We specialise in good food and sing-a-longs old time music hall style. Everyone is invited we are a members club and you need … read more

  • George Harris and The Mephams

    Hi, My grandfather George Harris lived at 35 Lower Lake at some time prior to 1915 when he joined the army. As far as I can tell he was not related to the Mephams-George and Bertha. He was a stable hand but I don’t know where.He gave the Mephams as next of kin. He settled … read more

  • Town Council

    Can anyone advise in what year was the Battle Town Council formed and when and who was the first elected Mayor of Battle? Many thanks, Stephen … read more

  • Geneology

    Hi, I am trying to contact people following the surnames, Oliver, French, Bone, Barden, Hathaway. If these names ring a bell please let me know. Nick … read more

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Stephen Mason – Silk Painting
Stephen Mason - Silk Painting

I offer Silk painting sessions over two or three days at my studio and C17 home in Battle. No previous … more

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Abbey Green Info

Hi, is there a contact available with regards to putting on an event on the abbey green?

Ethel Sams the Stonehouse 1937 – Any info?

Hello – I’m looking for any information about my father’s mother – Ethel Sams. She lived at the Stone House … more

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