HASTINGS & ST LEONARDS IN THE WAR.

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…]

JUST ‘GEORGE WOOD’ PICTURES.

We have just acquired an exclusive collection of ‘George Wood’ pictures, all dating from 1894. One of Hastings most famous photographers of the time. Some of these may have been duplicated on other pages, but we cannot go though all the pages and delete the doubles, those pictures were duplicates from the originals, but these here … [Read more…]

JUST FAIRLIGHT IN PICTURES.

Here on this page is a variety of early views of Fairlight, Ecclesbourne Glen etc, (with the occasional up to date picture/s inserted).  PLEASE, IF YOU HAVE ANY COMMENTS ON THIS OR ANY OTHER PAGE/S THEN GIVE ME AN EMAIL ON THE ‘CONTACT FORM’. Thanks. By clicking on any picture you are able to get a … [Read more…]

HASTINGS IN OLD PICTURES 17.

Well, here we are yet again into another page, you are now on PAGE 17.   Don’t forget that you can click on any picture to enlarge the image.             Drumhead service definition.  A religious service attended by members of a military unit while in the field.         … [Read more…]

HASTINGS IN OLD PICTURES 16.

Yes! we have managed to move on to Pictures 16, so please enjoy what you see.                   HUNTING FATHER TIME. A novel competition was held last night at the American Palace Pier. A handsome gold watch was hidden by the Manager, Mr. M. Leopold, on the Pier, … [Read more…]