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Smuggling in Sussex

Smuggling in Sussex

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Published by Education Department, WestSussex County Council in Chichester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Susan Anderson, John Brinded, Kathryn Collins, Kim Smithers.
SeriesWest Sussex history unit for the national curriculum: a key stage two study -- 2
ContributionsAnderson, Susan., West Sussex (England). Education Department.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21711207M
ISBN 100862602106

A book with a concealed space for hiding cigarettes. Smuggling has a long and controversial history, probably dating back to the first time at which duties were imposed in any form, or any attempt was made to prohibit a form of traffic.   Smuggling was big business in Sussex and Kent in the early nineteenth centuries and Cuckmere Haven still shows the evidence of this industry today. Back in the late eighteenth century huge gangs of men used to turn up on the beach at Cuckmere Haven a couple of nights a week to collect the contraband from as many as dozen vessels anchored off.

Smuggling in Kent and Sussex, Author:Mary Waugh. Book Binding:N/A. Book Condition:GOOD. World of Books USA was founded in All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Books shelved as smuggling: Diamonds Are Forever by Ian Fleming, Runner by Carl Deuker, Goldfinger by Ian Fleming, To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingw.

  East Sussex Smugglers' Pubs Hardcover – 12 April East Sussex was in the forefront of smuggling due to its pivotal position between the merchant suppliers of Northern France and London customers eager for untaxed luxuries such as brandy, tea and tobacco. The men landing contraband on Sussex beaches had two initial aims.5/5(1).   Smuggling in 18 th-century Britain was a vast ities in some parts of the kingdom – Kent and Sussex, Norfolk, Northumberland, Devon and Cornwall, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands – relied on smuggling for a large portion of their income.


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Smuggling in Kent and Sussex, Paperback – January 1, by Mary Waugh (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Cited by: 6.

Smuggling And Smugglers In Sussex: The Genuine History Of The Inhuman And Unparalleled Murders Of William Galley And Daniel Chater () Paperback – Septem by William Durrant Cooper (Author)Author: William Durrant Cooper. Smuggling and Smugglers in Sussex - Kindle edition by Gentleman at Chichester.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Smuggling and Smugglers in Sussex. So late asthe men of Sussex are supposed to have smuggled upwards ofpacks of wool by the year, and the small landed proprietors whose estates bordered on the sea-coast were too much.

Smuggling & Smugglers in Sussex - online book The Genuine History Of The Inhuman And Unparalleled Murders Of Mr.

William Galley, A Custom-house Officer, And Mr. Daniel Chater, A Shoemaker, By Fourteen Notorious Smugglers, With The Trials And Execution Of Seven Of The Criminals At Chichester Under the new act, seventeen surveyors were appointed for nineteen counties; and riding officers, whose salaries and expenses came to 20, a year.

They seized only packs of wool, got only packs condemned, and had packs rescued. sussex smugglers by "A Gentleman of Chichester" The book that’s now called simply “Sussex Smugglers” was first published insoon after the trial of the murderers of William Galley, an ageing customs official, and Daniel Chater, a shoemaker.

Preface and title page to the full text of the book Sussex Smugglers, first published in Read the book. This fascinating book by award-winning author Richard Platt tells the story of British smuggling.

Suffolk Smugglers' Pubs - £ Terry Townsend explores smuggling connections of Suffolk down the whole of the eastern seaboard from the northern border with Norfolk to the southern border with Essex. East Cornwall Smugglers' Pubs - £ West Cornwall Smugglers' Pubs - £ Sussex has some association with the widespread smuggling that went on in the late 18th and earth 19th centuries.

While a lot of the stories around smuggling seem fanciful, there is actually a large degree of truth in many based in West Sussex. This is due to the simple reason that smuggling was a large and prosperous trade until the ’ Size: 1MB. Contraband County: Sussex Smuggling in the 19th Century [Mark Bullen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Mark Bullen.

Buy Smuggling in Kent and Sussex, Reprint by Mary Waugh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). A rather dry account of a rather interesting subject. It appears that Kent and Sussex was a hot bed of smuggling for most of the years covered.

Daniel Pitcher rated it it was amazing A brilliant history of eighteenth & nineteenth century smuggling that includes an account of the infamous Hawkhurst Gang/5.

They landed contraband along the length of the Sussex coastline, and into Kent. Favourite haunts included Lydd, Fairlight, Hastings, Eastbourne, Seaford and Goring.

Tomkins was suspected of the murder of a Riding officer inand his fellow gang members were scarcely less desperate. Wool was, for centuries, the major export from Britain and smuggling became focused in Kent and Sussex, two counties where sheep rearing was a major industry and where access to the sea was easy and could be used secretly.

THE SUSSEX COASTLINE Inland gangs weren't the only Sussex smugglers, but after two centuries, they are perhaps the simplest to identify.

Consequently, it's only too easy to focus land-based companies, and overlook the vast volume of small-scale smuggling that went on all along the east Sussex coastline. Smuggling & Smugglers in Sussex - online book An Account of a notorious Smuggling gang in the early 18th Century.

Mary Waugh is the author of Smuggling in Kent & Sussex ( avg rating, 13 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Smuggling in Devon & Cornwall /5.

Get this from a library. Smuggling in Kent and Sussex [Mary Waugh]. Whereas smuggling in Sussex was full of derring-do and swashbuckling, devilry and danger. My imagination was full of midnight landings, isolated bays and silent, nocturnal marches over the downs.

The Hawkhurst Gang was a notorious criminal organisation involved in smuggling throughout southeast England from until One of the more infamous gangs of the early 18th century, they extended their influence from Hawkhurst, their base in Kent, along the South coast, to Dorset, where they successfully raided the customs house at Poole.William Durrant Cooper has 17 books on Goodreads with 1 rating.

William Durrant Cooper’s most popular book is Smuggling And Smugglers In Sussex: The Genu.Smuggling. Smuggling in Sussex. While most books on smuggling in Sussex concentrate on the s, smuggling actually started a long time before. InEdward I introduced a tax on wool exports amounting to 40s per sack.

Since the price of English wool at .