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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

‘The growth of Hastings’: a walk on the outskirts of St Leonards in 1889

The 20 July 1889 issue of the Hastings and St Leonards Observer [...]

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Latest Event

Members’ Garden Party Saturday 25 May 15.30 – Save The Date

This will be at a new venue, in the grounds of a [...]

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the society newsletter

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