Bury, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Bury

Browse 46 photo books on Bury and the surrounding area.

My Father Worked At This Shop

My father Ron Burchell worked at the shop seen in this photograph.  The Burchell family had lived in the village for generations.  The owner of the shop was Edward Grinstead and his wife Millie who was my godmother.  We lived at the thatched Old Cottage behind the hedge on the left.  My ...Read full memory

A memory of Bury by Wendy Carey

Life In Bury For A Little Boy.

Millie Grinsted nee Cheeseman was my great aunt. She was the sister of my paternal grandfather William Edward Cheeseman. I remember staying with her and Edward at times during and after the war. I remember on one occasion grinding coffee beans up in the attic and putting the grounds in packages for ...Read full memory

A memory of Bury by Ian Cheeseman

I Remember Bob & Minnie Dudden Well

My grandfather used to go fishing at Bury, and introduced this lovely spot to my father. He would cycle down to bury from London as a young man, pre WW2. In the 1950's we would drive down and picnic by the river. Dad knew Bob Dudden. As a boy, I would swim in the river and we would always chat to Bob ...Read full memory

A memory of Bury by Michael Wilkins