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.

Mile Oak Portslade 1938 To 1950

Hello, I was one of the few children who lived in Mile Oak Road and and also played on Broomfields Farm, we lived at no 222 which was the second to last house before the road dropped down the hill to Mile Oak. The old wagon mentioned used to be the shepherd's hut that he moved around the fields with his sheep, ...Read full memory

A memory of Mile Oak by Frank Piner

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

Left And Forgotten

I am now 66 and my memory of beautiful Mile Oak is as clear today as it was 55 years ago. Sadly I was one of them naughty boys (as you villagers branded us). My crime was taking 2/6p off a windowsill back here in Folke stone, one of many misdemeaners our local magistrate had to put up with unfortunately. In fact it was a ...Read full memory