New Book

Ed Miller has just produced this new book – ‘The Day before Yesterday –  Ferring in the 20th Century’.  Price £15, available from the author or at Pinkertons Newsagents, Ferring; or by post (add £2 for p&p). Large format, 90 pages, fully illustrated with fascinating photographs of our village in the last Century.

Orders to Ed Miller 17 West Drive, Ferring,,Worthing BN12 5QZ with cheque made out to H E Miller, please.

CONTENTS

Section 1: The Farming Village                                
Section 2: The Development Boom
Section 3: World War II and After
Section 4: Developing into a Suburb
Section 5: Modern Ferring
Section 6: Change and Continuity

The first nine chapters give a chronological account of the development of Ferring from a small farming village into the large residential area it now is. The remaining five chapters take a more thematic approach, discussing the changes in public services, social life and business, Ferring families and celebrities, and assesses what has been lost and what retained since 1901. The cover pictures show the village pub, around 1900 and in 1994.