Author Archives: qsfe8

Lewes History Group talk: The Rise of Thomas Paine – Monday 8 July 2019, 7:00 for 7:30pm

Paul Myles: The Rise of Thomas Paine Thomas Paine, the political activist and a founding fathers of the United States, lived in Lewes from 1768-1774, during which time he wrote ‘The Case of the Officers of Excise’, a pamphlet condemning corruption … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Lewes History Group: Bulletin 106, May 2019

Please note: this Bulletin is being put on the website one month after publication. If you would like to receive the Bulletin by email as soon as it is published, please contact the Membership Secretary about joining the Lewes History … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Architectural History, Biographical Literature, Economic History, Lewes, Local History

Lewes History Group talk: History of Lewes Old Grammar School – Monday 10 June 2019, 7:00 for 7:30pm

David Arscott: Floreat Lewys – the chequered history of Lewes Old Grammar School Back in the 1960s an eccentric headmaster of Lewes Old Grammar School took its records into the yard and burned the lot. This inexplicable act of vandalism … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized