This book is in paperback form
pages of 17 x 24.5 cm portrait format
It is available from the Museum
ISBN - 978-1-902170-18-3
About The Author
JOHN ODAM F.R.I.B.A., F.R.S.A., Assoc.C.S.D. did two years of a degree course in
Civil Engineering at Imperial College during the London Blitz, served briefly in
the Royal Engineers, then returned to qualify as an architect and later to run a
flourishing practice in London until disabled in a motor accident.
He then lectured at the Inchbald School of Design and became its Director of Design for
the next 12 years. He was one of the founder members of the Company of
Constructors, a fellow of the Faculty of Building and a Member of the Interior
Decorators and Designers Association.
While in practice as an architect he designed several buildings in Sussex from houses to churches and was on the
Chichester and other diocesan panels for the quinquennial inspection of churches.
After he retired be became actively involved with the Seaford Museum
of Local History, serving as chairman of the Sussex Curators Group and writing
regular articles for the Seaford Gazette on detailed aspects of Seaford's
When he died in 2005 he generously bequeathed the rights of Bygone Seaford to the Seaford Museum and Heritage Society