Burgess Hill, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Burgess Hill and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

London Road Primary School

I too remember Mrs Duckworth though she was not my teacher, my first teacher was Miss Richardson and also there was a Mrs Parrott. I then went to a class run by Mrs Donnovan, Mr Baird was head master and Ms Brown was the scary teacher, also I was in Mr Eliot's and Mr Smith's class. Of course all gone now and ...Read full memory

Inholmes

My aunt and uncle became the caretakers at Inholmes after it was converted to offices. I remember the magnificent staircase which had a huge eagle as a newel post. The range in the kitchen was the biggest I have ever seen, and the kitchens had not been touched and were exactly as they were when the house was a home. Outside ...Read full memory

A memory of Burgess Hill

Working In Burgess Hill

I worked in the ticket office at the railway station from about 1959 until about 1962. The taxi drivers would come in for tea and W.H.Smiths was attached to the building. I was one of the first to move in to the block of flats just outside and was known as Keymer Court. Much later in life I was one of the first ...Read full memory