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Featured Memory: Headmistress At Nutfield C Of E Primary

I visited Nutfield when I was 4 or 5 with my granny Lillian Curry - who was headmistress (a grand term for the head teacher of a 2 room school) of Nutfield C of E. She must have been appointed in the late 1930s and worked there for 20 years - through the war - and retired in the mid 1950s. She recalled the terrible smell of the trains she caught from ...Read full memory

A memory of Nutfield, Surrey shared by M Slingsby