Ditchling, Anne Of Cleeve's House c.1960
Memories of Ditchling
My mother and I want to live in Ditchling must be about 1954/55 as I was about 8 or 9 I think. My mother went to work for about 2 months as cook housekeeper for a lady and Gentleman who spent much of their time in Ceylon( as it was then). returning to their UK home in the summer. He used to breed Canary's and could ...Read full memory
I was born at Green Hedges in July 1947, shortly before the advent of the NHS. My parents lived in Lewes and my Grandfather (who paid the bills!) in Horsham. I have sometimes wondered if it was the NHS that finished it off. If I'd known it was going to turn into a nursing home, I might have asked for a return ticket! Does anyone have a picture?
I wa Born at Greenhedges Westmeston in 1947, and spent all of my wonderfull childhood in Ditchling , I do however remember the dreadfull headmistress of the local St Margrets primary school with horror, she made both my and my elder sister Jeans life hell ,it would seem that as our Father had been an officer in the army , ...Read full memory
I was born at Westmeston Maternity Home in 1943. My name was Jennifer Mary Pierce and my mother was Edna Mary Peirce, a nurse there. She gave me up for adoption in 1943. Does anyone know of her, or anything about Green Hedge? My name now is Bridget Turner.