HASTINGS IN OLD PICTURES. 31.

You are now entering into page 31. Enjoy.                 Railings were put in place in the Old Town on all the high pavements (such as All Saints Street and High Street) to prevent residents in the blackouts, these were all left in place after the war.     … [Read more…]

HASTINGS & ST LEONARDS IN THE WAR. Updated.

We have been given exclusive permission to publish a batch of photos showing bomb damage over the borough during WWll. These photo’s were taken by an Air Raid Warden during the last conflict, with authorisation by the MOD for their own use, and also for special Warden training purposes. All these were all taken from … [Read more…]

HASTINGS IN OLD PICTURES 30.

Firstly we have to apologise for the poor state of some of the pictures shown here, but the quality was beyond our control and we were not able to make things any better. Many thanks for your continued interest.                                 … [Read more…]

HASTINGS IN OLD PICTURES 29.

We have now reached the time to fill page 29 with more old pictures for your enjoyment. Thank You.         The Mount Hermon Home for Girls. The Mount Hermon Home for Girls was established in 1886 by the Hastings Ladies’ Association for the Care of Friendless Girls. The Home occupied a property … [Read more…]

HASTINGS IN OLD PICTURES 27.

We know that you all look forward to seeing more images from the past, so, here we are agin now into Pictures 27.           HOLMHURST St MARY. In the 19th Century, Augustus Hare, a writer, acquired Holmhurst at Baldslow, East Sussex, and made many improvements to the property and its extensive … [Read more…]

HASTINGS IN OLD PICTURES 26.

Yes, again we are now adding Pictures 26, for your continued  enjoyment of looking back at Hastings & St Leonards in the past.                                                                   … [Read more…]