Supported by West Sussex County Council, Henfield Parish Council & Henfield Community Partnership.  
Local History

Henfield and the surrounding area has many links back into the history books, with Sussex being a destination for people from the iron age right the way through to modern day.
Henfield itself has quite a bit of history - with many old buildings, traditions and pastimes still standing. This section will fill you in on all of the local history for Henfield and our surrounding area.

St Peter's Church, Henfield

St Peter's Church, Henfield

Alan Barwick discusses work on St Peter's Church from 1860 onwards

Historic Henfield Postcards

Historic Henfield Postcards

The Historic Henfield Series of postcards priced at £1 each are now available at Henfield Museum

The People of Beeding and Bramber in the Great War

The People of Beeding and Bramber in the Great War

This book, which was launched by the Beeding & Bramber Local History Society in September 2016, is on sale at Henfield Museum priced £12. It covers the stories of soldiers who were killed in WW1, and those that survived, from the villages of Upper Beeding, Bramber, Botolphs, Small Dole, Edburton and Fulking.

Costume Connections at Henfield Museum

Costume Connections at Henfield Museum

Local museum. Local links. Lots of local interest.

The Historic Character of Henfield

The Historic Character of Henfield

A Historic Character Assessment Report was produced August 2004 by Roland B Harris as part of the Sussex Extensive Urban Survey (EUS)

Secret Sussex

Secret Sussex

Quiet, off the beaten track and retaining its natural, old world charm, Henfield is the diadem of rural Sussex