Learn more about the history of Worthing and Sussex
History of Worthing
High Salvington Post Mill
An excellent example of a working black post mill dating from between approximately 1700 – 1720.
Many ships that have sailed past the coast of Worthing have run aground or broken up in stormy seas.
The Bonfire Boys
Throughout much of the 19th century disturbances frequently occurred on Guy Fawkes Night in Worthing, posing great problems.
The Goring Smugglers
During the 18th century there were innumerable engagements between smugglers and customs men.
The Mad Miller and the Millers Tomb
What are the known facts about this miller who was born in 1709 and died in 1793?
The Skeleton and Salvation Army
On April 3rd 1884 a Captain Ada Smith was appointed as the new officer in charge of the Worthing Salvation Army.
The Dome Cinema
A stunning Edwardian cinema that first opened in April 1911. It has now been fully restored to its former glory and is open to the public.