Memories of Newhaven

Mum With Kids

The lady in the foreground looks very like my mum with me walking to her left and my sister in the pushchair. We lived locally and went to the beach all the time. It would be interesting ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven by Terrie Leach

The Newhaven Dieppe Ferry In 1960

Pinner Grammar School had an exchange programme for students in Annecy and every year a party of 4th and 5th Forners travelled to France on the Newhaven to Dieppe ...Read full memory

Meeching Court Farm Caravan Park

My parents used to camp there before the Second World War, they used to go most weekends. My first memories of Newhaven were of camping after the war I was five. We ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven by Joyce Aedy

The Horse Shoe Bite

The small sandy beach at Newhaven was known as the horse shoe bite. It was completely covered at high tide, but as the water receded, it exposed fine golden sand, ideal for making ...Read full memory

Court Farm Road

I used to live in Court Farm Road. My friends' parents used to own the caravan park, my friends' names were Pat, Alan and another sister, their cousin Susan lived next door to me. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven by Nita Kendell

Mackerel Fishing

Many's the time we wandered along the edge of the harbour and up and down the landing stages, studying the leathery faced fishermen's busy hands as they worked on the nets, or ...Read full memory

Bowles Caravan Site

I believe this is the caravan site that was, and may still be, situated on Mr and Mrs Bowles farm. (Not sure of the spelling of Bowles.) My mum and the five of us children spent ...Read full memory

Living On The Coastguard Station

The year England won the World Cup (1966) I was 8 years old and living on the coastguard station at Newhaven with my younger brother, you could hear my late father ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven

Piddinghoe

My name was Susan Penfold and I grew up in a small house on Evelyn Avenue in Newhaven. My mother's mother was one of seventeen children born in Piddinghoe. I used to visit my grandmother's ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven by Susan Peppard

Watch House Duties

It must have been in the late 1960s, I was on duty in the old watch house and, as was my habit, I was hooking out whiting out of the Harbour. Fish that at the time had no commercial ...Read full memory

A memory of Newhaven by Tony Baitup

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