Wreaths recall the work of Bognor’s founder

Annual wreath laying at the grave of modern Bognor's founder, Sir Richard Hotham.  Photo: Steve Robards   SR1602255
Annual wreath laying at the grave of modern Bognor's founder, Sir Richard Hotham. Photo: Steve Robards SR1602255

WREATHS were on laid on Monday on the grave of the founder of modern Bognor Regis.

The foliage marked the day in 1787 that Sir Richard Hotham laid the foundation stone of the first building for the seaside resort. The event was held by the town’s local history society.