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Dieppe haberdashers refuse to allow an Englishman to join their corporation, 5 December 1765 - Maritime and Trade links
Extract from the minutes.
 
Apprenticeship contract - Maritime and Trade links

This document is a sailor’s apprenticeship contract (1760).

New smaller map of the Channel to assist the King’s ships - Maritime and Trade links

The Channel is one of the busiest seas in the world from the point of view of ship numbers, and covers an area of 75,000 km2.

Map by Samuel Cant of a wood and land near Beckley Furnace - Industries and Railways

Map by Samuel Cant of a wood and land near Beckley Furnace, 1746, showing the pond at the bottom.

 

South view of Lewes priory and castle engraved by S and N Buck - Politics and Military links
South view of Lewes priory and castle engraved by S and N Buck, 1737. ESRO: PDA L1b
 
South west view of Battle Abbey. Engraving by S and N Buck - Politics and Military links

South west view of Battle Abbey. Engraving by S and N Buck, 1737. ESRO: PDA 236/4

 

Battle Abbey gateway from Antiquities of Sussex by R H Nibbs, 1876. ESRO: PDC 28/1

Letter from Thomas Pettet to John Collier - Maritime and Trade links

 

Ordinance of the bailiff of Dieppe on fees payable to the Archbishop of Rouen for crossing the Channel - Maritime and Trade links
Ordinance of the bailiff of Dieppe on fees payable to the Archbishop of Rouen for crossing the Channel, 26
Map of Battle by Richard Budgen - Politics and Military links

Map of Battle from a series of surveys of the Battle Abbey estate by Richard Budgen c 1724. A perspective view of the abbey as it was during the 18th century is inset.

The bombing of Dieppe by the English navy, engraving by Aveline - Politics and Military links

The period from the sixteenth century to the start of the eighteenth century was marked by several conflicts, interspersed with often short-lived peace treaties (1655, 1783, 1801, etc.).

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The Keep, Falmer
"The First World War"
Discover the new East Sussex County Council website dedicated to the First World War
www.eastsussexww1.org.uk