Mile Oak, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Mile Oak and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Memories Of Oakdene Avenue

I would place the date of the photo, earlier than 1965 as I moved into No 11 in 1958 with my parents as the first owners. I got married in 1962 and moved across to my wife's house in Chrisdory Road in 1962 and I'm sure  the pavements would have been completed long before then.  The car in the picture is ...Read full memory

A memory of Mile Oak by Robin Hurst

Playing In The Corn Fields

I am 65 now, but if I close my eyes I am 10, playing in the cornfields down by MileOak Secondary Modern School, with my brother Graham Burton and some friends, Richard Gere, Suesanne Birchill and Roger Birchill, and others who's name I have forgotten! We used to stack the newly bound hay until it formed a "camp" ...Read full memory

A memory of Mile Oak by Cynthia Miller

Tina Nee Hickey 1959 1963

I remember Mile Oak High School like it was yesterday. The fun we had and the mischief we got up to - in one instance we played hookey from school and went up and sat on the chalk hill, only to find out later that day that they could see us from the school when the truant officer knocked on my parents door, ...Read full memory

A memory of Mile Oak by Tina Compton