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Historic St Leonards on Sea, image courtesy of Robert Hall Pictures.

historic st leonards on sea

The historic core of the present St Leonards on Sea is known as Burtons’ St Leonards.

St Leonards was founded in 1828 on a deserted stretch of coastline a few miles to the west of Hastings.

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The Burtons’ St Leonards Society welcomes new members, and encourages both those who live in the area as well as all those outside it who share our concerns and interests.

Latest News

A fire at Marina, St Leonards in 1863

The following account is from the Brighton Gazette, 19 February 1863.  On [...]

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Latest Event

Chapmans’ Dairy Talk 4pm Sunday 28 April Royal Victoria Hotel

This talk will be given by our Chair, Stephen van Dulken, but [...]

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the society newsletter

The Burtons’ St Leonards Society issues newsletters as PDFs on a fairly regular basis.