Ditchling, Anne Of Cleeve's House c.1960

Ditchling, Anne Of Cleeve's House c.1960

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Memories of Ditchling

The Turner Families Of Ditchling

It's been a long struggle but we have achieved much regarding searching the family history of the Turners of Ditchling, through their exploits at winning in cricket, horse shows, vegetable competitions etc. ...Read full memory

A memory of Ditchling

Green Hedges Nursing Home

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 ...Read full memory

Westmeston Maternity Home Green Hedges

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.

Green Hedges Ditchling

I wonder if anybody remembers Green Hedges. I believe it was a maternity home in 1941 as I was born there. I recently went to back to Ditchling and it is now an old people's home. My mother went to Ditchling ...Read full memory

A memory of Ditchling

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Ann of Cleves House is possibly the most impressive of Ditchling's 16th- and 17th-century buildings. The brick porch fronting the street was the entrance to the courtyard of an earlier Tudor house; it was retained when the Elizabethan timber-framed building was constructed.