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

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