East Grinstead, London Road 1914

Memories of East Grinstead

Arnherst House

In the 1911 census my great grandparents lived in this house - Arnherst House. John & Alice Upstone; John was a postman. Their son, John Alfred, married Lilian Blackstone Adams (from Foest Row). Then they moved to London ...Read full memory

Wolseley 1902

The car in this photograph is a Wolseley 10 HP car and a similar car can be currently seen on our website. The car on the website was part of a collection owned by the Lucey family in Ireland that was sold in 2007. http://www.wolseleyworld.com/index.php

Sally Busby(Nee Bench)

I had to leave this school due to my father's death and missed it terribly. ALL my closest friends were now too far away to see. Because it was a boarding school, it was like being taken away from my family. My most enjoyable young years were had here.

A memory of East Grinstead

The Whitehalls

Who remembers the Whitehalls near the traffic lights in the High Street? It was owned and managed by a guy called Mr. Heuser? A very popular venue in the mid sixties for dancing to live groups. One group I remember ...Read full memory

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History

By 1914 the Cinema De Luxe had appeared at the south end of London Road. Some of the buildings on the left further downhill remain, but the street was largely rebuilt in the 1930s suburban shopping parade style.

This is an excerpt from Sussex Photographic Memories, by Martin Andrew

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