Stanwell, The Village Hall c.1955
Memories of Stanwell, the Village Hall c1955
Village Hall - I remember Fri night film shows by a travelling projectionist that cost 9d. Sat mornings was a good time to watch Mr Cole shoeing horses next door. The building beyond the blacksmiths was Lands Newsagents and I had a paper round there in the early 50's delivering to Gibson Place and Roberts Close that had been newly built, up by Stanwell Place.
Memories of Stanwell
I am a Stanwellian but I have lived in Sussex for 40 years. My memories of the village are the large mansion in Oaks Road almost opposite the entrance to the recreation park, now sadly owned by the airport! I was born at 1 Hymans Cottage, Oaks Road, long since pulled down. There was a large mansion as you go oout of the ...Read full memory
We had to leave our prefab because of the deep snow and ice, and walked to stay with my aunt and uncle in Village Way, Ashford until the snow thawed.
george rayner &is wife ran rayners stores since prior to my birth in 1st foor front bedroom on 5nov. 1946 at oaks road stores store -grocers run by my grand parents fred & elsie sherwood
This view is of Rayners Stores on the left looking towards the Wheatsheaf pub and Village Hall with Oaks Road off to the right. A public telephone call box stood on the right as did a Police (Tardis) Box.