Celebrating Felpham’s Historical Residents

Two new blue plaques to be unveiled in Felpham

Blue Plaques are set to be unveiled in Felpham Village next month, the parish council has announced.

Celebrating Felpham's Historical ResidentsAccording to a new article in Sussex World. Dubbed the ‘Blue Plaque Platinum Heritage Trail’, the walk already has a number of plaques paying tribute to Felpham’s rich and diverse history. Come June 11, the trail will be expanded with two new plaques. One, located on Cavendish Villa, will celebrate the life of artist and engraver Charles George Lewis, who died in 1880.

The second will celebrate Professor Robert Anderson, an Olympic coach and Hollywood sword fight choreographer who worked on films like Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings. Mr Anderson used to live in the village and his plaque will be unveiled on White Lodge, Outram Road.

The village’s other blue plaques celebrate figures like William Blake, who wrote Jerusalem while living in a local cottage, and Antarctic explorer Ernest Joyce, who was born in Felpham in 1875.

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