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Memorial Plaque
All Saints Memorial Plaque
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Published in November 1917 in the Hastings and St Leonards Pictorial Advertiser, the caption with the original photo said ‘The parents of the late Lance Sergeant R F Canning commemorated the anniversary of his death...
Ancient and Modern
Ancient and Modern
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The original photo used for this Then and Now image of Ancient and Modern was taken from the Hastings & St Leonards Pictorial Advertiser...
Boy Scouts
Boy Scouts Deliver Coal
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During the winter months the 2nd Hastings (Calvert) Troop of Scouts have devoted their Saturday afternoons to delivering coal to old age pensioners and others...
Hastings Pier Fire 1917
Hastings Pier Fire 1917
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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the fire on Hastings Pier in 1917, I was asked to create some now and then images by the team working on the East Sussex WW1 website...
Seaforth Highlanders
Seaforth Highlanders in Alexandra Park
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The photographs that make up this Then and Now image were taken at the Bandstand, Alexandra Park, Hastings...
Canadian Medal Presentation
Canadian Presentation (Part 2)
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Following on from the last post, Canadian Presentation 2 shows the winners of two Distinguished Conduct Medals and six Military Medals
Canadian Presentation
Canadian Presentation (Part 1)
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This then and now image shows Canadian soldiers during a medal presentation in Warrior Square, St Leonards.
Rush for Potatoes
A Rush for Potatoes
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Whilst the availability of food during WW1 was never as high as during peacetime, the ramping up of German submarine activity in 1917 started to make a real impact...

All Saints Memorial Plaque

January 12, 2018

Published in November 1917 in the Hastings and St Leonards Pictorial Advertiser, the caption with the original photo said ‘The parents of the late Lance Sergeant R F Canning commemorated the anniversary of his death…

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Ancient and Modern

December 22, 2017

The original photo used for this Then and Now image of Ancient and Modern was taken from the Hastings & St Leonards Pictorial Advertiser…

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Boy Scouts Deliver Coal

December 8, 2017

During the winter months the 2nd Hastings (Calvert) Troop of Scouts have devoted their Saturday afternoons to delivering coal to old age pensioners and others…

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Hastings Pier Fire 1917

July 14, 2017

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the fire on Hastings Pier in 1917, I was asked to create some now and then images by the team working on the East Sussex WW1 website…

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Seaforth Highlanders in Alexandra Park

February 3, 2017

The photographs that make up this Then and Now image were taken at the Bandstand, Alexandra Park, Hastings…

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Canadian Presentation (Part 2)

December 21, 2016

Following on from the last post, Canadian Presentation 2 shows the winners of two Distinguished Conduct Medals and six Military Medals

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Canadian Presentation (Part 1)

December 2, 2016

This then and now image shows Canadian soldiers during a medal presentation in Warrior Square, St Leonards.

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A Rush for Potatoes

November 25, 2016

Whilst the availability of food during WW1 was never as high as during peacetime, the ramping up of German submarine activity in 1917 started to make a real impact…

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A Rest on Trinity Street

November 18, 2016

A number of men in khaki taking a rest in a quiet corner of Holy Trinity church, Trinity Street, Hastings.

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The View from the West Hill

October 7, 2016

The West Hill in Hastings is an open space that separates the Old Town with the town centre. As well as the castle and smugglers caves, the hill was once the site of a windmill and used for farming.

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