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Haywards Heath, The Recreation Ground c.1950

Photo of Haywards Heath, The Recreation Ground c.1950

Haywards Heath, The Recreation Ground c.1950

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Memories of Haywards Heath

Bentswood Road Area

Anyone have any memories or know anyone who lived in the Bentswood Road area during the early 1950s. I was born in Haywards Heath in 1949 and Bentswood Road is on my ...Read full memory

Haywards Heath Born & Bred

I have lived in Haywards Heath all my life. My paternal Uncle, Clement Roderick Capon (Uncle Rod) worked for many years as a driver with Southdown. I remember ...Read full memory


I lived in Haywards Heath between 1948 and the early 1960s. I lived the other side of Victoria Park and walked each day through the town to St. Clair School. I seem to remember that there were some stables on the left of this photo in the foreground and often used to stop and talk to the horses.

Shops And Businesses

This is the Broadway as I knew it. Both the Middlesex registered Driving School Morris 1000 and the East Sussex registered Morris 1000 truck MPN556 date this to after ...Read full memory

A memory of Haywards Heath

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About this photo

This is another view of the same cricket match. The two men in the foreground are wearing military uniforms and are engrossed in conversation. They could be comparing their relevant military experiences, as compulsory conscription had not yet been repealed. The gentleman wearing cricket whites, walking on the higher path away from the camera, could be one of the players.