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East Grinstead, London Road 1914

Photo of East Grinstead, London Road 1914

East Grinstead, London Road 1914

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Memories of East Grinstead

Wolseley 1902

The car in this photograph is a Wolseley 10 HP car and a similar car can be currently seen on our website. The car on the website was part of a collection owned by the Lucey family in Ireland that was sold in 2007.


My grandmother and her children lived in East Grinstead on Glen Vue. It was just a dirt road which came to a dead end. I do not remember my grandfather as he died when I was very ...Read full memory


I also remember seeing Del Shannon, Adam Faith, Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball and Jerry Lee Lewis and Poonah (not sure of real name) and of getting on stage shaking his hand. Met my husband there, now live in Sydney Australia.

Forest Row

My great-grandfather Stephen Whiting Easton was a watchmaker who had a shop in Hartfield Road. He was also a master carpenter and he made a scale model of the local church. On his ...Read full memory

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About this photo

By 1914 the Cinema De Luxe had appeared at the south end of London Road. Some of the buildings on the left further downhill remain, but the street was largely rebuilt in the 1930s suburban shopping parade style.

This is an excerpt from Sussex Photographic Memories, by Martin Andrew