High Street Nos. 17-19

D4.1  Nos. 19 & 17 High Street.

Both these properties were built on Long’s Garden by 1810. Worthing Corporation purchased property No. 19 in 1966 and No.17 in 1967 after which they were demolished to make way for the Guildbourne Centre.






































Part of 1852OS map showing the buildings of Nos. 19 & 17 High Street out-lined

in pink and with the green out-lines denoting the boundaries of the properties.

                                                                                                            

Occupants List.

No. 19.

1810 – 1836 Charles Mitchell – butcher

1838           Edward Carter

1846 – 1879 Edward Purser – greengrocer / market gardener

1880 – 1882 Mr. Ladbroke – dyer

1881           Louisa Lea – seamstress (lodger)

1883           A.Linfield – greengrocer

1884           Welch & Co. – billposters

1884 – 1896 Mr. James Mercer - shoemaker

1897           Mrs J.Reed – confectioner and tea stores

1898           Mr J.Humphrey – confectioner

1899           Mrs Clement – confectioner

1900 – 1903 Mrs A.F.Cooper – confectioner

1904           Empty

1905 – 1912 H.G.Summer – tailor

1914           G.W.Wilkins – hairdresser

1915           Alfred Barton – hairdresser

1916 – 1917 Empty

1918 – 1927 F.Steed – boot-repairer

1928 – 1931 R & M Sadler – confectioner

1935 – 1936 The Arcadia –confectioner

1937 – 1939 Bertram Brokenshire – confectioner

1940           Mrs Hopkins – tobacconist

1949 – 1960 Randall’s – tobacconist

1962 – 1966 D.Whelan – confectioner


No. 19A.

1924 – 1940 Mrs L.Relland – wardrobe dealer

1951 – 1953 Mrs M.Hards - Faye Dress Agency

1960 – 1966 Laine Electric – electrical engineers.


On 4th January 1966 property conveyed to Worthing Corporation.


No.17.

1810           Luke Long

1818 – 1826 William Davis – fisherman

1827 – 1838 Mary Davis

1841           Henry Gores - independent

1846 – 1899 Mr Luke.Hammond – poulterer

1851           John Hammond - stonemason

1900 – 1919 A.C.G.Hearsey – undertaker

1920 – 1926 Mrs Hearsey – undertaker

1927 – 1929 V.J.Hearsey – undertaker

1930 – 1937 Mrs Hearsey – undertaker

1949 – 1951 A.Hayes – fishmonger

1953 – 1966 Joseph E.Langdell – fruiterer

1966           Hills Studios – photographer


On 12th January 1967 property conveyed to Worthing Corporation.