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George Greaves at home

George Greaves, A man of his word

If you haven’t seen George’s photos at the Fishermen’s Museum, I strongly recommend you see this very important photographic record of the Hastings fishing fleet. I am fortunate enough to possess an original George Greaves photo, the one he posted to me in 1991. It is pinned to a shelf in my office where I see it every day, a wonderful memory of when I met the man who has chronicled Hastings’ fishing fleet for over 35 years.

The only gravestone in Hastings Cemetery with South Africa flags and the resting-place of a black seaman who perished in WWI: one of the stories to be told  of J Nguza - 'found' by local historians in Hastings cemetery

Rebalancing the history books: remembering the forgotten lives

As the 950th anniversary of William’s victory over Harold approached, historian Hilda Kean calls attention to the ‘ordinary’ people whose lives and fates are overlooked in the official histories. Together with other historical enthusiasts she has helped organise a day’s event on this theme.

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