Research Resources

Our aim is to build a web-based repository of research resources, including our own publications, and to provide a gateway to external information sources which will be useful to researchers within the Group.

  • The Sussex Historian’s Handbook, compiled by John Farrant, et al., 2000: a wide-ranging bibliography covering the history of Sussex, and advice on how to conduct historical research. This is mostly collated from resource listings first published in the early 1980s.
  • Sussex Record Society bibliography of publications about Sussex
    Bibliography of books, pamphlets, digital media and journal articles about Sussex. Holdings at Sussex libraries or record offices are given, and direct access to online items. Summaries and published reviews added when available. Index can be searched by subject, place, people, publisher, society, author, and theses by University. It omits most government publications and internet-only articles.
  • Library and Archive Resources: Local and national library and archival holdings and resources, including those for researching local and family history.
  • Lewes Directory holdings: Chronological list of historical Lewes directories of people and businesses held at local libraries and archives.
  • Historical Newspapers: Print holdings and online access to local and national newspapers, eg. British Newspaper Archive, Times Digital Archive, via Lewes Library.


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