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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

Travelling from afar to beg in St Leonards on Sea, 1880

By chance I came across, in the Hastings and St Leonards Times, [...]

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Walk around the former public house sites of St Leonards – 3pm Sunday 14 July

On Sunday 14 July starting at 3pm our chairman Stephen Van Dulken [...]

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the society newsletter

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