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.

1st Henfield Scout Group

1st Henfield Scout Group

FOCUS ON – ‘The Oldest Scout Group in the World – 1st Henfield Scout Group. Read more about its impressive history and find out about the exciting plans for a new Scout Centre, which featured on the front cover of the September 2013 issue.

100 years ago - April 1917

100 years ago - April 1917

Extracts from the Parish Magazine 100 years ago

The Survey of Streatham Manor 1647

The Survey of Streatham Manor 1647

Steve Robotham gives an insight into the life of the inhabitants of Henfield in the 17th century.

Farming Implements

Farming Implements

Vita Barnes talks about farming implements from the 18th and 19th Century

Playing quoits on Henfield Common

Playing quoits on Henfield Common

Steve Robotham explains the game of Quoits

Historic Henfield Postcards

Historic Henfield Postcards

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