Old Maps of Billingshurst

Historic Maps of Billingshurst and the local area.

my name is Michael p aged 79 my twin brother john lived with our parents at the old post office with a big garden at the back beyond that was a working mans club(newly built) behind that mrs puttoks orchard where we went scumping beyond that nothing but one old house at the top of the hill then open fields and (...Read full memory)

We used to go into a sweet shop in the High Street and buy Wagon Wheels. I am sure they were bigger then than they are now! One of the children whose parents owned the sweet shop had a snake! We were fascinated. Snakes as pets were quite rare in those days. Diana Dors used to live in Billingshurst, and we often used to see (...Read full memory)