The Warnham Society

serving the parish of Warnham, West Sussex



Steve Lancaster : Chairman, Webmaster & Membership Secretary

Retired geophysicist, joined the committee in January 2011. A relative newcomer to the village but keen to get involved in local wildlife, village history and village life in general. Proposed, designed and built this website.

Jeremy Thompson : Treasurer & Correspondence Secretary

Retired process control engineer resident in Warnham since 2005. Has been a member of the committee since 2009 and is pleased to support the society's activities when not travelling!

John Hamer OBE : Committee Member

An education consultant, John and his family have lived in Warnham since 1969. Former Chairman of the Warnham Historical Society and currently a member of the Parish Council. Chaired the committees that produced the Parish Plan and the Parish Design Statement.

Brian King : Committee Member

A retired Metallurgist, Brian and his family have lived in Warnham since 1982. Is concerned to protect the rural environment of the village and wider parish and to seek to ensure the retention and improvement of key amenities. The need to recommission the Tower clock in 1983 gave a new impetus to his interest in horology-pleased to confirm still keeping excellent time!

Anne Davies

Anne Davies : Committee Member

Anne is a recent member of the committee having joined in 2013 because she is interested in the history of Warnham as well as how its character can be escorted through the 21 Century. She has lived here since 2003 and works in the retail sector as a profit protection manager.

Anne Mitchell

Anne Mitchell : Committee Member

Anne, who has only just joined the Committee, moved to Warnham with her family 19 years ago. Still teaching part-time, some of Anne’s other interests are cooking and walking in this beautiful corner of the country. Anne joined the Committee as she is interested in local affairs and in lending her support where needed.

Bill McLaughlin : Committee Member

Gillian Debenham-Taylor : Committee Member

Local History
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Useful Links
Village Hall
Cricket Club
Evening Flower Club
The Horsham Society
Planning portal
Footpaths map
WSCC rights of way committee
Warnham Parish Council
Southwater Local History Group