The Martello Tower
MTB (Motor Torpedo Boats) at Newhaven

D Day 80th Anniversary, June 6th.

Seaford played its part in the preparations for D Day. Postman George Martin (1908-1976) lived in Seaford, Sussex prior to th Dieppe Raid of 19th August 1942 and the D-Day landings of 6th June 1944. George was interviewed in June 1974 by Anne & Roger Young and Joan Astell of Seaford Museum.

Read the full transcript of the interview here…

Our next talk is Images of Seaford, given by Charlie Grimble.
Friday June 21st, 7:30pm in the Little Theatre, Steyne Road.  Find out more here…

The Society

Are you interested in the extraordinary history of Seaford? If so, the Heritage Society is the organisation for you.
Earliest known photograph of the Tower, taken around 1840

Tower History

Built to ward off the threat of invasion by Napoleon over 200 years ago, the Tower is one of the few that are open to the public.
The Martello Cannon

Support Us

Find out how you can help us bring history to life with the Heritage Societies fantastic exhibitions and calendar of events.
Lawrence Chowen is a documentary film maker  from Seaford and he has produced an excellent film about Seaford Museum, the Tower and the people involved.

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Seaford Museum & Heritage Society

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My latest Sussex history item is about a long standing Seaford Police Officer.