Memories of Burgess Hill

Wiggins Sankey

My father worked at Wiggins Sankey in the 50's and 60's, his name was Cyril Clarke but I think most people called him Noby Clarke

A memory of Burgess Hill by boatnoida

London Road County Primary School 1962 1964

Dug out my old school report.. teachers on it Miss Holloway "He is still very dreamy in class" and I was top of the class!!!!! ,F W A Donaldson, P D Jackson,L Davis, J Fernee (wife of Jon Fernee) and of course the head J A Baird. Mr Baird punished me for a crime I did not commit I was pushed ...Read full memory

London Road School Burgess Hill

I attended London Road school from 1956-1962. I can remember Mr Smith and the after school stamp club, also Miss Brown, Miss Holloway, Miss Oakley, and Mrs Parrot . When I was in Miss Browns class, some of the other children were, Marilyn Harrop, Leslie Rogers, Sheila Ashdown, Pauline Morgan, (her dad owned ...Read full memory

Peartree Close

I was born in Burgess Hill in 1955 and lived at 18 Peartree Close. There was a rough track behind the house with rear access to garages, and we spent loads of time playing up and down this track and in the woods beyond. I used to go to London Road Primary School and remember Mrs Duckworth as my teacher. Before starting ...Read full memory

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Charles Of The Ritz ,Burgess Hill

I worked for Charles Of The Ritz in the late 1960's in the warehouse at the London Road end of Victoria Road, preparing and despatching the orders . We also prepared orders for Christian Dior, Yves St Laurent and Jean Nate.I worked with Ethel, Kay, Alma , Brian, Les, and George. The van drivers were Mick and ...Read full memory

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


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

Wiggins Sankey

I used to work in the shop in the photo at about the time the photo was taken. That company also had a depot in Junction road next to the pub and the railway crossing, and I also worked in that depot. I have very happy memories of those times; we (my wife Doris & I) bought our first house there in Slimbridge Road .

Inholmes Cants Lane

Does anyone recall the mansion house called Inholmes. It was at the very top of Cants Lane when I was a youngster (I am now 50). It was owned by Keymer Brick and Tile Company as I grew up and then sadly demolished to make way for the present housing estate. I would appreciate any photographs or memories.

A memory of Burgess Hill

1957 1976

I was born in Burgess Hill in 1957 and lived there until 17. My parents owned Herbert & Sons Sports good shop (later just Herberts) my grandparents originlly owned it as ran it as a sports shop and shoe repairs. I went to Junction Road Junior School. Wonderful memories

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