New book now available

We are pleased to announce that our new, long awaited, book, Ventnor and the Undercliff, in Search of Lost Time, is now published and available in our online shop,

The 160 pages span the years from 1860 to 1950, with more than 180 black and white images drawn from the Society’s archive as well as some in private hands.  The photographs are accompanied by extended captions together with short narrative texts.

Chapters include images from the world of work and wealth, childhood and school, the scourge of tuberculosis, the joys of leisure, and stories of  lives turned upside down by war, and the text includes stories from local people who over the years have recalled and recorded their own memories of life in Ventnor and the Undercliff, and donated them to the Society.

160 pages, price £16.75  including UK postage and packing (please contact for overseas postage costs).